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Wednesday, Oct 22, 2014 at 8:45 PM

Who Is the Canadian Parliament Shooter?

The man who gunned down a Canadian soldier at the National War Memorial in Ottawa before he was shot and killed by police was a convert to Islam who had already been designated "high-risk" by authorities, NBC News reported. Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, 32, was born Michael Joseph Hall and changed his name after converting to Islam at least ten years ago, multiple officials told NBC News. He was recently designated as a "high-risk traveler," according to The Globe and Mail, and authorities believe he had a string of low-level offenses in the past. Read »
Wednesday, Oct 22, 2014 at 8:32 PM

Ebola Survivor Mukpo: "I'm Just Fortunate to Be Alive"

The NBC News freelancer who contracted Ebola in Liberia and was declared virus-free on Tuesday spoke with NBC News' Kate Snow in an exclusive interview that aired Wednesday. Ashoka Mukpo said he's still feeling the effects of his battle with the deadly virus, but that he doesn't regret his decision to work in West Africa. "I'm just fortunate to be alive," Mukpo said. "Every breath I take, every step I take, is just a reminder of how valuable and precious life is.” Check back here for the full Kate Snow interview. Read »
Wednesday, Oct 22, 2014 at 10:24 PM

Man in Custody After Jumping White House Fence

Wednesday, Oct 22, 2014 at 10:53 PM

Nurse Amber Vinson No Longer Has Ebola: Family

Wednesday, Oct 22, 2014 at 7:52 PM

Chaos in Canada's Capital: Soldier Killed in Shooting

A soldier was shot and killed at the National War Memorial in Canada's capital city of Ottawa on Wednesday, and dozens of shots were fired inside the nearby Parliament building, where members of the legislature barricaded themselves in rooms to escape the violence, authorities and witnesses said. Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper bluntly declared the shooting a terrorist attack. The Parliament complex remained on lockdown Wednesday night and the motive behind the attack is still unclear. A gunman who was shot dead by security forces has been identified as Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, 32. Canadian media, quoting an aunt, identified the victim as Cpl. Nathan Cirillo. President Obama called the attacks "outrageous" in a phone call with Harper. The attack comes two days after a man ran down two Canadian soldiers in his car in Montreal in what authorities called an apparent terrorist attack. Read »
Wednesday, Oct 22, 2014 at 9:29 PM

Suspected Serial Killer Charged in Second Death

Wednesday, Oct 22, 2014 at 12:21 PM

Video Captures Gunfire in Canadian Parliament

Reporter from Canada’s The Globe and Mail was on the scene as shots were fired inside the parliament building in Ottawa. Read »
Wednesday, Oct 22, 2014 at 3:14 PM

Ebola Lessons Hit Close to Home for Texas Nursing School

Sunday, Oct 19, 2014 at 11:55 AM
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Baby Killed in Jerusalem Suspected Terror Attack was U.S. Citizen

A three-month-old girl killed when a Palestinian man slammed his car into pedestrians at a light railway stop in Jerusalem on Wednesday was a U.S citizen, police said. Police spokesman Mickey Rosenfeld confirmed to NBC News that the baby had an American passport. Eight other people were hurt before the driver, identified by officials as 21-year-old Abdel-Rahman Shaloudi, fled the scene and was shot. Read »
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Tech Company Paid Foreign Workers $1.21 an Hour: Investigators

Thursday, Oct 23, 2014 at 1:56 AM

Man Drives Himself to Hospital After Robbers Shoot Him the Face

Thursday, Oct 23, 2014 at 1:40 AM

Victim Told Family: "Look For Me in An Abandoned House"

Thursday, Oct 23, 2014 at 1:26 AM

LAPD Detective Under Fire for Racially Charged Recording

Saturday, Oct 18, 2014 at 11:30 PM

What You Need to Know: How the Ebola Virus Is Spread

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