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Live video: Manhunt for Ottawa Shooting Suspect

nbcnews.com — Police in Ottawa, Canada, hunt a suspected gunman following a shooting at the city's parliament.

New hope for Alison Lundergan Grimes?

msnbc.com — Alison Lundergan Grimes is no longer being left to fend for herself. In a vote of confidence for her chances to unseat Republican Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee has decided to return to Kentucky airwaves on her behalf. Politico first reported the DSCC investment of $650,000.
Oct 22, 2014

McConnell ad: Grimes "thinks I’ll vote for the candidate who looks like me, rather than the one that represents me.” msnbc.com/msnbc/new-hope…

#Gamergate supporters: The ‘tea partiers’ of video game culture?

nbcnews.com — MSNBC national reporter Irin Carmon and Majority Report's Matt Binder join Nellie Bowles to discuss who #Gamergate supporters are, and how they've come to define themselves.

Canadian parliament member: People of Ottawa ‘deeply shaken’

nbcnews.com — David McGuinty, member of Canadian parliament, describes the
Oct 22, 2014

RT @msnbc: Parliament's David McGuinty says Ottawans are “deeply shaken, very afraid, very surprised” on.msnbc.com/1vO1hKV pic.twitter.com/SsI55ECrPN

Oct 22, 2014

RT @msnbc: Parliament's David McGuinty says Ottawans are “deeply shaken, very afraid, very surprised” on.msnbc.com/1vO1hKV pic.twitter.com/SsI55ECrPN

Canadian parliament member describes gunfire

nbcnews.com — Canadian parliament member Charlie Angus describes the scene Wednesday morning and the series of gunfire heard this morning as members were meeting.

Official autopsy on Michael Brown shows close-range wound

msnbc.com — The official autopsy on Michael Brown, obtained and released by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, shows the Ferguson, Missouri teenager was shot in the hand at close range. The accompanying toxicology report reveals the 18-year-old had a trace of marijuana in his system, according to the local newspaper.

Warren on 2016: 'There are amazing doors that could open'

msnbc.com — While it might be a bit premature, some liberals have already pitched a Hillary Clinton-Elizabeth Warren presidential ticket in 2016, but what about Treasury Secretary Warren, instead of vice president? Warren is open to it, at least facetiously. RELATED: Warren Democrats: Wealthier, whiter, and often more male "Well, THAT'S a fun thought!"

Feminists creatively take back Halloween

nbcnews.com — The best costumes for the littlest feminist in your life.

Is company paid egg freezing good for women?

nbcnews.com — Msnbc's Joy Reid, Liz Plank of mic.com, and msnbc social media manager Nisha Chittal debate whether Facebook and Apple's decision to pay for women employees to have their eggs frozen is an important health benefit or part of a culture that doesn't...

At UNC, athletes took bogus classes pushed by academic counselors

msnbc.com — An independent investigation into the academic scandal that has been swirling around the North Carolina athletics program over the course of the last three years was released on Wednesday afternoon.
Oct 22, 2014

The ACC, what a cesspool. Not like the #B1G MT @msnbc UNC athletes took bogus classes pushed by academic counselors on.msnbc.com/1vOVQeL

George Will Gets to Speak. Women get Silenced.

nbcnews.com — Over the objections of students, noted rape statistics denier George Will is set to speak at Miami University of Ohio this evening for a $48,000 paycheck. Meanwhile feminist Anita Sarkeesian had to back out of her college speaking appearance because of...
Oct 22, 2014

Misogynist George Will gets $48 000 to speak, while feminist activist @femfreq receives death threats. msnbc.com/msnbc/watch/ge… @krystalball

Canadian reporter describes scene in aftermath of shootings

nbcnews.com — CBC reporter Hannah Thibedeau describes the scene in Ottawa in the aftermath of the shootings Wednesday morning, and how the city is still on "edge".

Videos shows scene inside Canadian parliament as shots fired

nbcnews.com — A cell phone video captured by a reporter from The Globe and Mail shows the scene inside the Canadian parliament as shots were fired Wednesday morning.
Oct 22, 2014

RT @msnbc: Shocking cell phone video shows a glimpse inside Canadian Parliament as shots were fired: on.msnbc.com/1DBvBeg pic.twitter.com/Ca6QV2qXKF

New poll shows women favoring the GOP

nbcnews.com — On a national scale, a new poll has women favoring the Republican in a surprising shift. Have Democrats lost their edge with female voters? Krystal Ball and Abby Huntsman discuss.
Oct 22, 2014

RT @JDBmsnbc: .@HuntsmanAbby and @krystalball discuss new poll numbers that look at where the women's vote currently stands on.msnbc.com/1pBFss9 #JDBnow

Final Florida debate between Scott and Crist takes nasty turn

msnbc.com — The gubernatorial debate on Tuesday night between Florida Republican Governor Rick Scott and Democratic candidate Charlie Crist may have lacked the "fanfare" of the previous event, but the two continued to brawl in their third and final face-off before election day.

Monica Lewinsky, the role model?

msnbc.com — When the affair between 25-year old Monica Lewinsky and then-President Bill Clinton went public in 1998, the White House intern was lambasted a slut, a whore, and a tramp . Now 16 years later, she could be the next big role model.
Oct 22, 2014

RT @BrianJMoylan: Awsome story about Monica Lewinski becoming a role model for the internet age by my girl @thebrandedgirl msnbc.com/msnbc/monica-l…

Christie wants GOP control over 'voting mechanisms'

msnbc.com — When it comes to Republican governors imposing harsh, new voting restrictions, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) is hardly the first name that pops up. The Republican vetoed an early-voting bill last year, he's offered some odd criticisms of same-day registration recently, and he played some shameless political games when scheduling his state's U.S.
Oct 22, 2014

Christie's call for GOP control of "voting mechanisms" is one of the more amazing things he's ever said in public on.msnbc.com/1s92PsJ

LIVE VIDEO: State Department briefing October 22

Oct 22, 2014

RT @msnbc: Not in front of a TV? Watch the State Department's press briefing live here: on.msnbc.com/1DB554z pic.twitter.com/i23qcR5a63