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Man Shot At War Memorial In Ottawa
Associated Press
OTTAWA, Ontario, Oct 22 : Police say a man believed to be a member of the Canadian Forces has been shot at National War Memorial, and there are reports of gunfire inside the halls of Parliament.

Ottawa police confirmed they had a call at 9:52 a.m. with a report of shots fired.
3rd Spacewalk In 3 Weeks At Space Station
Associated Press
CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida, Oct 22:For the third week in a row, astronauts are spacewalking up at the International Space Station. This time, it´s on the Russian side of the house.

Russian spacemen Maxim Suraev and Alexander Samokutyaev will double as trash men during the six-hour excursion. They will remove and heave overboard an old science experiment as well as two antennas that are no longer needed. They´ll also inspect the outside of the Russian segment, collecting samples from windows and elsewhere to check for engine exhaust and other materials.
UK Man Faked Coma For 2 Years To Avoid Court
Associated Press
LONDON, Oct 22: A fraudster who pretended to be quadriplegic and sometimes comatose for two years to avoid prosecution has been convicted after police caught him on camera driving and strolling around supermarkets.

Prosecutors say Alan Knight stole more than 40,000 pounds ($64,000) from an elderly neighbor with Alzheimer´s disease.
Hong Kong Students, Officials Talk But Don't Agree
Associated Press
HONG KONG, Oct 21: Hong Kong student leaders and government officials held talks Tuesday to end pro-democracy protests now in their fourth week even as the city´s Beijing-backed leader reaffirmed his unwillingness to compromise on the activists´ key demand.

Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying told reporters that the government won´t let the public nominate candidates to run in inaugural direct elections to succeed him in 2017, as demanded by thousands of protesters camping out on main streets across the city. But he added that there´s room to discuss how to form a key 1,200-member committee that would pick candidates.
Bombings Kill 9 People In Iraqi Capital
BAGHDAD, Oct 21:  Iraqi officials say two separate bombings have killed nine people in Baghdad, the latest victims in near-daily attacks that have targeted the country´s capital.

Police officials say a bomb at an out-door market in the southern district of Abu Dashir, a mostly Shiite neighborhood, killed four people and wounded nine on Tuesday.
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