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Editor's note: ABC, CBS and Reuters are naming a suspect in the Ottawa shootings, based on unnamed U.S. sources. We're watching for confirmation from Canadian officials. - Stephanie

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Editor's note: ABC, CBS and Reuters are naming a suspect in the Ottawa shootings, based on unnamed U.S. sources. We're watching for confirmation from Canadian officials. - Stephanie

Tags: Reuters
From: www.breakingnews.com

Decent Q1 Report Card To Give Nadella More Time To Retool Microsoft

Added: 22.10.2014 23:03 | 0 views | 0 comments


Satya Nadella is an executive who likes to keep close to the script -- all the more reason why Microsoft’s CEO will be thrilled to get a chance to reclaim the narrative when the company reports its first fiscal quarter on Thursday. Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expect a per-share profit

From: www.forbes.com

Decent Q1 Report Card To Give Nadella More Time To Retool Microsoft

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Satya Nadella is an executive who likes to keep close to the script -- all the more reason why Microsoft’s CEO will be thrilled to get a chance to reclaim the narrative when the company reports its first fiscal quarter on Thursday. Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expect a per-share profit [...]

From: www.forbes.com

Police chase Canada shooting suspect into parliament, more shots heard

Added: 22.10.2014 17:02 | 0 views | 0 comments


OTTAWA (Reuters) - A gunman who shot a Canadian soldier in Ottawa was chased by police into the center block of parliament, and 30 more shots were fired inside the building, an eyewitness told Reuters on Wednesday. Parliament was locked down and Prime Minister Stephen Harper left the building safely as police converged on the area. (Reporting by Andrea Hopkins; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)

From: news.yahoo.com

Congo, U.N. troops fire live rounds in protest against killings

Added: 22.10.2014 14:56 | 6 views | 0 comments


By Kenny Katombe BENI Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) - Congolese troops and United Nations peacekeepers fired live rounds to disperse hundreds of people protesting outside a U.N. base in the eastern Congolese town of Beni on Wednesday, a Reuters witness said. Crowds gathered at the U.N. base calling for peacekeepers to leave the town after two people were shot dead on Tuesday during a protest over the U.N. mission's failure to stem violence blamed on Ugandan rebels that has killed dozens of civilians in recent weeks. ...

From: news.yahoo.com

Japan casino bill delayed again; resort opening could miss Olympics: sources

Added: 22.10.2014 11:54 | 0 views | 0 comments


TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's pro-casino lawmakers have given up debating a casino legalization bill this month and now aim to start discussions in early November, sources familiar with the process said on Wednesday, raising the likelihood no resort will open in time for the Tokyo Olympics in 2020. Authors of the casino bill previously planned to start discussions sometime around this week and vote on the bill in November. The delay will make it harder to enact the law by the end of this session of parliament on Nov 30, three people familiar with the process told Reuters on Wednesday. ...

From: news.yahoo.com

Unfinished war in Sri Lanka threatens paradise regained

Added: 22.10.2014 8:19 | 1 views | 0 comments


By Nita Bhalla and Shihar Aneez JAFFNA Sri Lanka (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In the fishing village of Oori, two mothers await news of their young daughters who were taken to a care home three months ago after their alleged rape by members of the Sri Lankan navy. In a lawyer's office in the town of Mannar, a middle-aged woman sobs uncontrollably as she recounts her five-year struggle to find her son, one of thousands of cases of young men and women who disappeared after being picked up by soldiers. ...

Tags: Nick, Reuters
From: news.yahoo.com

Banks Reportedly Told To Tighten Cybersecurity

Added: 22.10.2014 5:34 | 0 views | 0 comments


New York's financial regulator told banks in a letter Tuesday to tighten their cybersecurity, particularly in terms of third-party service providers they might use, Reuters reported.

Tags: Reuters
From: feeds.foxbusiness.com

U.S. needs to invest in Arctic ships, technology to prepare for climate change: envoy

Added: 22.10.2014 1:48 | 1 views | 0 comments


By Andrea Shalal and Ayesha Rascoe WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States needs billions of dollars of new equipment including ice-breaking ships, better satellite service and fiber-optic networks as it prepares for climate change and melting ice in the Arctic, a top U.S. official said on Tuesday. The total cost will not be clear until the U.S. government inventories its investment needs, former Coast Guard Commandant Admiral Robert Papp, who became the first U.S. special representative for the Arctic Region in July, told Reuters in an interview on Tuesday. ...

From: news.yahoo.com

Personal woes plagued Canadian who killed soldier: records, lawyer

Added: 22.10.2014 1:09 | 0 views | 0 comments


By Allison Lampert SAINT-JEAN-SUR-RICHELIEU Quebec (Reuters) - A Canadian convert to Islam shot dead by police in Quebec after running over and killing a soldier with his car had launched a custody case for his young son only three days earlier, court records show. In his final Facebook post that day the 25-year-old convert, Martin Rouleau-Couture, changed his profile picture to an image of two doors, one opening to a sunlit heaven and the other to a fiery hell. "Martin was petitioning the court to be able to visit his child," his lawyer Patricia Gauthier told Reuters on Tuesday. ...

From: news.yahoo.com


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