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Reuters – Asian shares climbed on Friday after upbeat U.S. corporate earnings, solid U.S. economic data, and an unexpected uptick in euro zone business sentiment...

BBC – The binding decision came after heated discussions at a summit in Brussels, as some members had argued that their varied interests should be...

The New York Times – The last time Afghans in the northern province of Kunduz felt so threatened by the Taliban was in 2009, just...

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Reuters – At least 4,877 people have died in the world’s worst recorded outbreak of Ebola, and at least 9,936 cases of the disease had...

Canada Wakes Up To A New Reality

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The Huffington Post – Federal politicians, police forces and intelligence officials will begin the work of assessing security around Parliament Hill, and the safety of...

Wall Street Journal – A Russian intelligence aircraft briefly crossed into NATO airspace earlier this week, the Alliance said Wednesday, a minor incident that nonetheless...

EUObserver – The European Parliament on Wednesday (22 October) approved the new EU commission led by Jean-Claude Juncker, with 423 votes in favour, 209 against...

Haaretz – The violence in Jerusalem has been bubbling just under the surface for several months now. But only after Wednesday’s terrorist attack, which resulted...

Fox Business – Microsoft’s latest earnings report shows CEO Satya Nadella is making progress in his push to embrace cloud computing. The company said Thursday...

AP – A combination of strong company earnings and encouraging economic reports, both in the U.S. and Europe, gave the stock market another day of...

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BBC News – A Russian spy plane has been intercepted by Nato jets over the Baltic Sea, the alliance says, amid heightened tensions in the...

Oil-Rich Venezuela Rations Food

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The Wall Street Journal – Amid worsening shortages, Venezuela recently reached a milestone of dubious distinction: It has joined the ranks of North Korea and...

The Daily Beast – Terrorists have twice attacked Canadian government targets this week, with a shooting Wednesday at the country’s parliament in Ottawa. Now Canadian...

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Reuters – A Saudi court has sentenced 17 people, four of them women, to prison terms of up to 30 years in two separate cases,...

Sky News – Malaysia’s defence minister has told Sky News he is “99.9% sure” the sonar technology being used in the hunt for missing flight...

Time – Woken at 5.30am yesterday, the Blade Runner emerged shocked and disorientated from his cell at Pretoria’s Kgosi Mampuru II prison. The Times has...