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Canada probes Michael Zehaf-Bibeau as possible suspect in Ottawa shooting: source

reuters.com — Two U.S. officials said that U.S. agencies have been advised that the shooter was a Canadian convert to Islam. One of the officials said that the man was from Quebec. (Additional reporting by Mark Hosenball in Washington; Editing by Chris Reese)
Oct 22, 2014

Canada probes Michael Zehaf-Bibeau as possible suspect in Ottawa shooting: source reut.rs/12dDeu2 via @reuters

Oct 22, 2014

RT @VoiceOfFranky: Canada probes Michael Zehaf-Bibeau as possible suspect in Ottawa shooting: source | Reuters reuters.com/article/2014/1…

Oct 22, 2014

RT @Reuters: Canada investigating Michael Zehaf-Bibeau as possible suspect in Ottawa shooting: source. reut.rs/12dF65O pic.twitter.com/Futx84hFmU

Oct 22, 2014

Same RT @think_b1g So @reuters is reporting suspect's given name was Michael Joseph Hall. Sounds Middle Eastern to me reuters.com/article/2014/1…

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Athletes took fake classes at University of North Carolina: Probe

reuters.com — The report does not incriminate any coaches or athletic administrators in the scheme, carried out by two people within the African and Afro-American Studies department. The "irregular classes," at UNC-Chapel Hill from 1993 to 2011, had no class attendance or faculty involvement, according to the independent investigation conducted by former federal prosecutor Kenneth Wainstein.
Oct 22, 2014

RT @DRUDGE_REPORT: PROBE: Athletes took fake classes at University of North Carolina... drudge.tw/1thDceE

Oct 22, 2014

Shocked! to learn that athletes at UNC took fake classes, according to new probe. reut.rs/1t5yeSk

Oct 22, 2014

RT @nycjim: Over 18 years, 3,000 students at UNC-Chapel Hill took fake classes, in many cases to maintain athletic eligibility. reut.rs/1t5yeSk

Oct 22, 2014

RT @LauraKHettiger: “@Reuters: Athletes took fake classes @ University of North Carolina reut.rs/1CXyxjh” Really takes "student" out of "student athlete"

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Man arrested after jumping White House fence, causing lockdown

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Gary Hershorn The White House is seen in front of the Washington Monument (L) and the Jefferson Memorial (R) in Washington May 1, 2011. "Dogs got him," the spokesman said, referring to the intruder. Video showed Secret Service agents surrounding the man on the north lawn of the White House, which was put on lockdown.
Oct 22, 2014

Man arrested after jumping White House fence, causing lockdown "Dogs got him." reut.rs/12eBL6L

Oct 22, 2014

RT @Reuters: Man arrested after jumping White House fence, causing lockdown reut.rs/1CY5rAd

Oct 22, 2014

RT @jeffmason1: Man arrested after jumping White House fence, causing lockdown. (Felt like deja vu.) reut.rs/12eBL6L

Oct 22, 2014

Man arrested after jumping White House fence, causing lockdown. (Felt like deja vu.) reut.rs/12eBL6L

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Man jumps White House fence, causes lockdown

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Gary Hershorn The White House is seen in front of the Washington Monument (L) and the Jefferson Memorial (R) in Washington May 1, 2011. "Dogs got him," the spokesman said, referring to the intruder. Video showed Secret Service agents surrounding the man on the north lawn of the White House, which was put on lockdown.

Soldier shot near Canada's Parliament

reuters.com — A soldier was shot at the Canadian War Memorial in Ottawa and a shooter was seen running towards nearby Parliament where more shots were fired, according to reports.
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Ben Bradlee, the last giant standing

blogs.reuters.com — One of the great payoffs of having lived a long life arrives on the day the newspapers publish your obituary. By out-lasting your competitors and foes, the storyline naturally bends your way. Time blurs precise recollection in favor of generous feelings, which we tend to bestow upon most famous survivors, no matter what sort of lives they lived.
Oct 22, 2014

RT @ReutersOpinion: As the journalism world mourns newspaper giant Ben Bradlee, @jackshafer puts the editor's life in perspective. reut.rs/1tcExVa

Oct 22, 2014

>@jackshafer goes there at end, saying Downie was the better editor than Bradlee. He is SUCH a dickens. reut.rs/12eedyL

Oct 22, 2014

Last word on Bradlee: "He put out a pretty good newspaper for more than 2 decades." blogs.reuters.com/jackshafer/201…

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Brazil candidates battle for key prize: Their hometown

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Washington Alves 1 of 3. A campaign banner for presidential candidate Senator Aecio Neves hangs over a plaza before Sunday's runoff election between Neves and President Dilma Rousseff, in downtown Belo Horizonte, October 21, 2014. They cheered for rival soccer teams, though, and eventually went down very different political paths.
Oct 22, 2014

My story on how Dilma & Aecio grew up 7 blocks apart, went different directions, & now face each other for presidency reuters.com/article/2014/1…

Oct 22, 2014

Outlandish claims, No.2: He described Rousseff as a bookish teenager who was "very funny, always joking around." reuters.com/article/2014/1…

Oct 22, 2014

Outlandish claims, No. 1: "He was a good boy then, and he's a good boy now," she said of Neves. reuters.com/article/2014/1…

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Boeing books first sales to Iran since 1979

mobile.reuters.com — SEATTLE (Reuters) - Boeing said on Wednesday it had sold aircraft-related goods to Iran Air in the third quarter, marking the first acknowledged dealings between U.S. aerospace companies and Iran since the 1979 U.S. hostage crisis.

Scion of Pakistan's Bhutto dynasty throws down gauntlet to PM

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Akhtar Soomro 1 of 3. Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, chairman of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), gestures during an interview with Reuters at his family residence in Naudero, some 21 kilometres (13 miles) from Larkana, October 22, 2014.
Oct 23, 2014

how many political comings out can he have? MT @ReutersPakistan: Heir to Pak's Bhutto dynasty throws down gauntlet bit.ly/1t5Xc4g

Tesco's results set to reveal extent of accounting scandal

uk.mobile.reuters.com — Tesco's results set to reveal extent of accounting scandal By James Davey and Kate Holton LONDON (Reuters) - Dave Lewis, the new boss of crisis-hit British grocer Tesco Plc ( TSCO.L), will face his first public test on Thursday when he reveals the damage caused by a financial scandal on a business already losing popularity with shoppers.
Oct 23, 2014

Okey doke. Interesting morning ahead. Here's why: Tesco's results set to reveal extent of accounting scandal uk.mobile.reuters.com/article/idUKKC… #Tesco