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Man arrested after jumping White House fence, causing lockdown

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A man jumped the White House fence on Wednesday evening and was attacked by Secret Service dogs before being arrested, a Secret Service spokesman said. "Dogs got him," the spokesman said, referring to the intruder #Arabic #Argentina #China #France #India #Italy #Japan #Latin America #markets #opinion #United States

19 mins ago

PM Harper says attacks will not intimidate Canada

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada will not be intimidated by a pair of attacks that killed two soldiers this week, Prime Minister Stephen Harper said on Wednesday, adding that security agencies would do everything needed to counter threats to the country. "Let there be no misunderstanding #Arabic #Argentina #Brazil #Business #France #India #Italy #United States

34 mins ago

Canada’s Harper says no safe haven for those behind attacks

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada will not be intimidated by a pair of attacks that killed two soldiers this week, Prime Minister Stephen Harper said in an address to the nation on Wednesday, adding that security agencies will do everything needed to counter threats to the country. "Let there be no misunderstanding. #Arabic #facebook #India #Italy #Japan #Latin America #markets #Middle East #opinion #Russia #United Kingdom #United States

49 mins ago

Canadian MPs in lockdown tweet of terror fears, toilet line ups

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canadian lawmakers locked down inside parliament for up to 10 hours turned to Twitter to send messages to their friends and families letting them know they were safe albeit exhausted. Politicians across the political spectrum, often at odds over serious issues, were united in their concern and dismay after a gunman launched an attack on the building #Arabic #Business #China #India #Japan #Latin America #Mexico #Russia #Technology #United States

Oct 23, 2014

Ottawa shooting shakes Canadians’ sense of security

CALGARY/TORONTO (Reuters) - A gun attack targeting the heart of Canada's government has shaken the country's closely guarded image as a sanctuary from the kinds of mass violence that plague the United States. Canadian cities and towns hiked security around government buildings, schools and mass transit systems on Wednesday after a gunman entered Ottawa's parliament building, leading to gunfire near a room where Prime Minister Stephen Harper was holding a meeting #Brazil #Business #France #India #Italy #Japan #Russia #Technology #United States

Oct 23, 2014

Man jumps White House fence, causes lockdown

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A man jumped the White House fence on Wednesday and was attacked by Secret Service dogs, a Secret Service spokesman said. "Dogs got him," the spokesman said, referring to the intruder #Argentina #Brazil #Business #France #markets #Middle East #opinion #Russia #United Kingdom #United States

Oct 23, 2014

Drought threatens more than 500,000 in Honduras – Red Cross

TEGUCIGALPA (Reuters) - A severe drought is endangering more than half a million people in Honduras, ramping up pressure on them to migrate, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) said on Wednesday. #Brazil #Business #China #facebook #France #Latin America #markets #Mexico #Middle East #opinion #Russia #Technology

Oct 23, 2014

In-flight medical calls spike on Ebola fears

ORLANDO Fla. (Reuters) - As a doctor who advises flight crews about medical issues that crop up in the air, Paulo Alves has heard a lot about Ebola lately. Alves' company, MedAir, has received a spike in calls reflecting overblown fears of Ebola, he told a business aviation conference on Wednesday. #Arabic #Brazil #Business #Middle East #opinion #Russia #Technology #United Kingdom #United States

Oct 23, 2014

Obama says Canada shootings tragic, offers assistance

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama called the shootings in Ottawa on Wednesday "tragic" and said they reinforced the need for vigilance against acts of violence and terrorism. #Argentina #Business #facebook #France #India #Italy #Latin America #Mexico #Obama #opinion #Russia #Technology

Oct 23, 2014

Lax security in focus after attack at Canada’s parliament

OTTAWA/TORONTO (Reuters) - Security in Canada's capital came under criticism on Wednesday after a gunman was able to run through the unlocked front door of the main parliament building and get close to Prime Minister Stephen Harper before being taken down in a flurry of gunfire. The gunman had first shot and killed a soldier at the nearby National War Memorial in central Ottawa before running into the parliament building, according to media reports. Canadian police have not confirmed that the gunman who shot the soldier was the same one killed in parliament by security forces. #Argentina #Brazil #China #House #Italy #Latin America #markets #opinion #Russia #Technology #United Kingdom