Americas

Canadian Authorities Seek More Power to Thwart Terror Suspects

Canada's PM Harper he'll press for speedy OK to track terror suspects abroad, and to detain people in the country suspected of plotting attacks More

Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff, presidential candidate for re-election,  in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Oct. 23, 2014. On right, Aecio Neves, presidential candidate with the Brazilian Social Democracy Party, arrives for a press conference in Rio de Janeiro

Brazilians Set to Choose New President

President Dilma Rousseff and Senator Aecio Neves face each other in weekend runoff More

Colombian Forces Kill 12 Leftist Rebels in Raid

FARC Rebel Gets 27 Years in US Prison for Hostage-Taking

Alexander Beltran Herrera responsible for kidnapping three Americans whose plane crash-landed in Colombia More

A close circuit video image shown during an Oct. 23, 2014 press conference at Royal Canadian Mounted Police headquarters in Ottawa shows suspected shooter Michael Zehaf-Bibeau (circled) running towards Parliament.

Canadian Shooter's Mother ‘Mad’ at Son

Michael Zehaf-Bibeau's mother, Susan told the Associated Press part of her 'wants to hate' her estranged son, who killed a soldier in Ottawa More

A boy looks up as he walks past the closed coffee shop owned by Canadian couple Kevin and Julia Dawn Garratt in Dandong, Liaoning province, August 5, 2014.

Canadian Couple Accused of Spying in China Held in Near Isolation

Treatment of the couple, who are being held without charge at a remote facility in the border city of Dandong, has seriously strained China's ties with Canada More


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