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1 shot at war memorial in Canada's capital

cnn.com — (CNN) -- One person was shot Wednesday morning at a war memorial near Canada's Parliament in Ottawa, according to Ottawa police Constable Marc Soucy. The Canadian Broadcasting Corp. reported that a soldier was shot. "We don't know if it's someone from the military who was targeted or not," Soucy told CNN.
Oct 22, 2014

In Canada Parliament attack, soldier shot, killed -- one suspect also dead cnn.it/ZGz1gu #Ottawa #CNN

Oct 22, 2014

.@CNN's latest on the events transpiring in #Ottawa right now around the Canadian Parliament shooting incident: cnn.com/2014/10/22/wor…

Oct 22, 2014

RT @CNN: The Canadian soldier shot at the War Memorial has died, officials reported. cnn.it/1tcf9PE #OttawaShooting pic.twitter.com/bbG09qLY26

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Canada Shooting

cnnworldlive.cnn.com — Here's what we know: - One person was shot at a war memorial near Canada's Parliament - Dozens of shots were fired inside Parliament -- many by security officers chasing a gunman -- ending with a motionless body near the Parliament's library, a journalist tells CNN.
Oct 22, 2014

Looking for the latest info on today's #Ottawa shootings? Follow our #CNN live blog here: bit.ly/ZNPRdO

Oct 22, 2014

RT @cnnbrk: Police now say there were two shooting incidents in Ottawa: one at the war memorial, the other on Parliament Hill. bit.ly/ZNPRdO

Oct 22, 2014

RT @cnnbrk: Police now say there were two shooting incidents in Ottawa: one at the war memorial, the other on Parliament Hill. bit.ly/ZNPRdO

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CNN.com Takes #1 Video and Traffic Spots, Dominates Social and Mobile

cnnpressroom.blogs.cnn.com — With nearly 1 billion page views, CNN.com overcame Yahoo News for the month of September to become the most consumed news and information website domestically. CNN.com also snagged from Yahoo News the top spot in video starts for the first time on record.
Oct 22, 2014

RT @vplus: With nearly 1 billion page views, @CNN beats Yahoo for Sept; most consumed news & information website in the U.S. http://t.co/9N…

Oct 22, 2014

CNN.com Takes #1 Video and Traffic Spots, Dominates Social and Mobile – CNN Press Room - cnn.it/1uEJMbK

Oct 22, 2014

With nearly 1 billion page views, @CNN beats Yahoo for Sept; most consumed news & information website in the U.S. cnnpressroom.blogs.cnn.com/2014/10/22/cnn…

Oct 22, 2014

cnn.com now No. 1 most read news website in the U.S. Pretty cool to be part of this team/milestone cnn.it/1uEJMbK

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DSCC back on the air in Kentucky

cnn.com — (CNN) -- Democrats will soon return to the airwaves in Kentucky to back Alison Lundergan Grimes, according to a source at the Democratic Senatorial Congressional Committee. The decision comes as Democrats insist polls show their candidate, Lundergan Grimes, can still win in her race against Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell.
Oct 22, 2014

RT @DanaBashCNN: Kentucky whiplash. DSCC going back on air a week after going dark. Reality check: it's more symbolic than practical cnn.it/ZO0VHG

Oct 22, 2014

RT @DanaBashCNN: Kentucky whiplash. DSCC going back on air a week after going dark. Reality check: it's more symbolic than practical cnn.it/ZO0VHG

Oct 22, 2014

RT @DanaBashCNN: Kentucky whiplash. DSCC going back on air a week after going dark. Reality check: it's more symbolic than practical cnn.it/ZO0VHG

Oct 22, 2014

RT @DanaBashCNN: Kentucky whiplash. DSCC going back on air a week after going dark. Reality check: it's more symbolic than practical cnn.it/ZO0VHG

Oct 22, 2014

Kentucky whiplash. DSCC going back on air a week after going dark. Reality check: it's more symbolic than practical cnn.it/ZO0VHG

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3 girls skipped school to sneak off and join ISIS

cnn.com — (CNN) -- The first indication that something was wrong was a phone call from his daughter's Denver area school to let Assad Ibrahim know that she had not come to class. He dialed her cell. And she answered. But, officials say, she didn't tell him that she was on her way to Syria join ISIS.
Oct 22, 2014

Interesting read. Hard to understand why 3 who grew up in the US would want to join ISIS. Parents were surprised. cnn.com/2014/10/22/us/…

Oct 22, 2014

RT @emilyamick: "At least I didn't run away to join ISIS!!" - every teenager's defense for everything now. cnn.com/2014/10/22/us/…

Oct 22, 2014

RT @emilyamick: "At least I didn't run away to join ISIS!!" - every teenager's defense for everything now. cnn.com/2014/10/22/us/…

Oct 22, 2014

RT @emilyamick: "At least I didn't run away to join ISIS!!" - every teenager's defense for everything now. cnn.com/2014/10/22/us/…

Oct 22, 2014

RT @TRex21: Geez... when I played hooky (that one time), we smoked cigarettes and ate candy. We didn't try to become terrorists. cnn.com/2014/10/22/us/…

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Hillary Clinton is returning to Iowa

cnn.com — Washington (CNN) -- Hillary Clinton is headed back to Iowa on October 29, according to a Democratic source with knowledge of the trip. The former first lady's visit comes just a little more than a month since she returned to Iowa after a six year hiatus.
Oct 22, 2014

RT @gdebenedetti: Same day as Rubio. MT @danmericaCNN: HClinton will make her 2nd trip to Iowa in a little over a month on October 29. cnn.com/2014/10/22/pol…

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Witnesses depict chaos in Canada shootings

cnn.com — (CNN) -- Peter Henderson heard gunshots ring out late Wednesday morning from the National War Memorial in downtown Ottawa, Canada, as workers were rolling into the office a little late, coffee in hand. "I was locking my bike up, and I heard four shots," said Henderson, a journalist who reports on the telecom market.
Oct 22, 2014

RT @cnni: Witnesses describe the gun attack in and around Canada's Parliament building. cnn.it/ZNZmJR #Ottawa: #CanadaShooting

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Gunshots reported at Canada's Parliament

cnn.com — Royal Canadian Mounted Police respond to a reported shooting near Canada's Parliament on Wednesday, October 22, in Ottawa. One person was shot at the National War Memorial, police said, and there were media reports that gunfire was also heard in Parliament.
Oct 22, 2014

RT @cnnbrk: Photos of the scene unfolding after multiple shootings in Ottawa this morning. cnn.it/1wkun3R pic.twitter.com/wS4PkA5ddg

Oct 22, 2014

RT @cnnbrk: Photos of the scene unfolding after multiple shootings in Ottawa this morning. cnn.it/1wkun3R pic.twitter.com/wS4PkA5ddg

Oct 22, 2014

RT @cnnbrk: Photos of the scene unfolding after multiple shootings in Ottawa this morning. cnn.it/1wkun3R pic.twitter.com/wS4PkA5ddg

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Canada Shootings

cnnworldlive.cnn.com — A hero emergesMembers of the Canadian Parliament are hailing Kevin Vickers, the sergeant-at-arms, for his actions helping to stop a gunman this morning. Peter MacKay@MinPeterMacKayTo all in Ottawa, stay safe & strong. Thank God for Sgt at Arms Kevin Vickers & our Cdn security forces. True heroes #cndpoliOct.
Oct 22, 2014

RT @cnnbrk: Members of Canadian Parliament are hailing sergeant-at-arms Kevin Vickers for his actions helping to stop a gunman. bit.ly/1yZ2Yrq

Oct 22, 2014

RT @cnnbrk: Members of Canadian Parliament are hailing sergeant-at-arms Kevin Vickers for his actions helping to stop a gunman. bit.ly/1yZ2Yrq

Oct 22, 2014

RT @cnnbrk: Members of Canadian Parliament are hailing sergeant-at-arms Kevin Vickers for his actions helping to stop a gunman. bit.ly/1yZ2Yrq

Oct 22, 2014

RT @cnnbrk: Members of Canadian Parliament are hailing sergeant-at-arms Kevin Vickers for his actions helping to stop a gunman. bit.ly/1yZ2Yrq

Washington monitoring Canada shootings

cnn.com — (CNN) -- Washington -- one of the world's most secure cities -- is reacting cautiously to the shootings inside Canada's Parliament building. President Barack Obama was briefed on the situation in Ottawa but the White House has said nothing publicly about the shootings. At the U.S.

Taylor Swift white noise track hits No. 1

cnn.com — Taylor Swift is known for confessional lyrics that slyly chronicle her romances with famous (and not so famous) men. But on occasion, Swift also speaks up when away from the mic. Here's a look at what we like to call Swift-ology. (CNN) -- Wow, Canada, you really, really love Taylor Swift.

World Bank President urges open travel for Ebola-affected countries

amanpour.blogs.cnn.com — By Mick Krever, CNN The world has coalesced around a "much better strategy" in the Ebola fight, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim told CNN's Christiane Amanpour on Wednesday, but emphasized that there should be no move towards restricting travel to and from the most-affected West African co...
Oct 22, 2014

“The big issue is not a miracle drug,” @WorldBank Pres tells me of Ebola fight. It’s health workers on the ground: cnn.it/1yYYq4r

Oct 22, 2014

RT @camanpour: Restricting travel from Ebola-affected countries is a very bad idea, @WorldBank Pres tells me: cnn.it/1yYYq4r pic.twitter.com/kKxIWKcUQo

Jeffrey Fowle, American held by North Korea, heads home

cnn.com — (CNN) -- In Jeffrey Fowle's hometown of Miamisburg, Ohio, north of Cincinnati, the sense of excitement and relief is palpable. "We're thrilled; we're overjoyed," said Jim Shihady, assistant pastor of Bethel Baptist Church, which the Fowle family attends. American's release a 'positive step' American captive: 'I'm getting desperate' North Korea happy with Fowle's behavior "My phone's been ringing.
Oct 22, 2014

RT @cnnbrk: Emotional reunion as Jeffrey Fowle, held by North Korea, returns to U.S. cnn.it/129Xbls

Oct 22, 2014

RT @cnnbrk: Emotional reunion as Jeffrey Fowle, held by North Korea, returns to U.S. cnn.it/129Xbls

Oct 22, 2014

Released by North Korea, Jeffrey Fowle is back home in Ohio and he will get his job back. cnn.com/2014/10/22/pol…

Oct 22, 2014

RT @cnnbrk: Plane carrying Jeffrey Fowle, released by North Korea, has landed at Ohio's Wright-Patterson Air Force Base cnn.it/1rdGPOb

Oct 22, 2014

RT @CherylPreheim: Plane carrying Jeffrey Fowle, released by North Korea after leaving bible in hotel, has landed in Ohio. More: cnn.it/1rdGPOb

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Disney to introduce new heroine, 'Moana'

cnn.com — Disney announced it's making another movie with a notable female protagonist. This one, "Moana," is about a girl from Oceania who goes in search of adventure. She's the latest in a long line of princesses and strong women from the studio.

Kobani: Before and after satellite views

edition.cnn.com — CNN's Michael Holmes shows us dramatic before and after satellite views of Kobani.

Toys R Us puts 'Breaking Bad' figures on 'sabbatical'

cnn.com — "Breaking Bad" may be history, but the show is still in the spotlight. After a final stretch of Emmy wins in August, the series, which starred Bryan Cranston, right, and Aaron Paul, is now under contention because of action figures based on the drama.

Elizabeth Warren: I've been treated differently

cnn.com — Denver (CNN) -- Sen. Elizabeth Warren told CNN she has been treated differently as a woman in the clubby upper chamber - echoing the general sentiments of her colleague Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, who wrote about sexism in the Senate in a recent book.

Renee Zellweger's face: Why so much criticism?

cnn.com — When Renee Zellweger arrived at the 2014 Elle Women in Hollywood awards October 20, some people said they couldn't recognize her. Perhaps that's because the "Bridget Jones" star has spent less time in the public eye recently; her last film credit was in 2010.

Champions League: Real Madrid crushes Liverpool

edition.cnn.com — October 22, 2014 -- Updated 2034 GMT (0434 HKT) Follow us at @WorldSportCNN and like us on Facebook (CNN) -- Cristiano Ronaldo took a step closer to becoming the all-time leading scorer in Champions League history after inspiring Real Madrid to a 3-0 win at Liverpool.