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11:40 PM ET, October 22, 2014


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Daily Mail:
Pictured: Soldier, 24, shot dead by Muslim convert Michael Zehaf-Bibeau who opened fire on Canadian Parliament in terrifying attack that left capital on lockdown  — He was born in Quebec but reportedly recently converted to Islam and had his passport seized after being designated a ‘high-risk traveler’
Globe and Mail:
Attack on Ottawa: Dead soldier and gunman identified  —  OTTAWA AND TORONTO — The Globe and Mail  —  The attack on Parliament Hill's Centre Block and the National War Memorial has left one Canadian soldier and one male suspect dead.  —  Several hours later, Ottawa Police and RCMP officers …
Canada probes Michael Zehaf-Bibeau as possible suspect in Ottawa shooting: source  —  (Reuters) - Canadian police are investigating a man identified as Michael Zehaf-Bibeau as a possible suspect in the shootings on Wednesday around parliament in Ottawa, a source familiar with the matter said.
Dean Beeby / CBC News:
Parliament Hill attack: 1 gunman dead after soldier shot at National War Memorial  —  Police sources tell CBC there is more than 1 suspect, downtown remains in lockdown … Parliament Hill has come under attack today after a man with a rifle shot a soldier standing guard at the National War Memorial …
One shooter dead in Canada  —  The Canadian government has informed the United States that one shooter is dead in Ottawa, a senior U.S. official said.  So far, there is “no indication the shooter has ties to violent Islamic extremism,” but it is still extremely early in the investigation, the source said.
Philip Caulfield / NY Daily News:
Chrissy Teigen cracks wise about Canada shooting: ‘Active shooting in Canada, or as we call it in America, Wednesday’  —  The swimsuit stunner took heat on Twitter after making a joke about gun control in the U.S. after two people were shot dead on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday.
Discussion: FOX News Radio
Globe and Mail:
Attack on Ottawa: Police in pursuit of multiple shooters
Ottawa Police Service:
Shooting incidents in Ottawa today: ongoing investigation
Discussion: Talking Points Memo, Mashable and NPR
Washington Post:
Evidence supports officer's account of shooting in Ferguson  —  Ferguson, Mo., police officer Darren Wilson shot and killed unarmed teenager Michael Brown after they fought for control of the officer's gun and after Brown moved toward Wilson as they faced off in the street, according to interviews …
Manu Raju / Politico:
Exclusive: DSCC going back up with ads for Alison Lundergan Grimes in Ky.  —  The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee plans to go back on the air in Kentucky after the party has been encouraged by new polls suggesting the race against Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is within reach.
Alexander Bolton / The Hill:   Senate Dems going back into Kentucky
Lee Smith / Tablet Magazine:
Why the Teenage Girls of Europe Are Joining ISIS  —  Because they want the same things that teenage boys want: a strong sense of meaning and purpose  —  Teenage girls are the West's center of gravity: Virtually all of Western pop culture, the key to our soft power, is tailored to the tastes of teenage girls.
John Fund / National Review:
James O'Keefe Strikes Again  —  Many liberals are adamant there is no threat of voter fraud that justifies efforts to improve the integrity of elections.  “There is no real concrete evidence of voter fraud,” tweeted Donna Brazile, former acting chair of the Democratic National Committee, this week.
Emily Atkin / ThinkProgress:
BP Oil Spill 'Didn't Ruin The Gulf,' Says Politico Article Written By BP  —  An oil slick sits on the surface of the water a few miles from the site of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico Saturday, July 17, 2010.  —  CREDIT: AP Photo/Dave Martin
Discussion: Politico
Geoff Morrell / Politico:
No, BP Didn't Ruin the Gulf
Justin Sink / The Hill:
Fence jumper reported at White House  —  A man was taken into custody Wednesday after jumping the fence on the North Lawn of the White House — the first such incident since a veteran with a knife was able to scale the fence surrounding the executive mansion and run inside.
Discussion: FOX News Radio
David Montgomery / Argus Leader:
FBI investigation into S.D.'s EB-5 program is ‘active’  —  A year and a half after state officials first became aware of an FBI investigation into South Dakota's EB-5 program, the Federal Bureau of Investigation on Wednesday confirmed that the investigation remains “active.”
Kyle Mantyla / Right Wing Watch:
Louie Gohmert: Gays Shouldn't Serve In The Military Because Massages Will Make Them Vulnerable To Terrorism  —  Rep. Louie Gohmert was an in-studio guest on the “Point Of View” radio program yesterday, where he went off on a bizarre tangent about Ancient Greece in trying to make the case …
Discussion: Booman Tribune and FOX News Radio
Casey Mattox / The Federalist:
California Orders Churches To Fund Abortions—Or Else  —  For the past four years, the Obama administration and its friends on the Left were careful to claim that they still strongly support religious liberty while arguing that Hobby Lobby's Green family, Conestoga Wood Specialties' Hahn family, and others like them must lose.
Suffolk University:
Poll Shows Gardner Leading by 7 Points in Colorado Race for U.S. Senate  —  Democratic incumbent Mark Udall now trails Republican challenger Cory Gardner by 7 points in the Colorado race for U.S. Senate, according to the latest Suffolk University/USA TODAY poll.
Discussion: Washington Post
Adrian Carrasquillo / BuzzFeed:
Pollster: Most People Are Getting The Critical Latino Vote Wrong In Colorado
Discussion: Hot Air and Talking Points Memo
Anchorage Daily News:
Young rattles Wasilla High students with ‘hurtful’ remark about suicide  —  WASILLA — At a Wasilla High School assembly Tuesday morning, U.S. Rep. Don Young didn't temper his notoriously abrasive personality for his young audience.  —  Numerous witnesses say Young, 81 …
Catherine Thompson / Talking Points Memo:   GOP Rep. Gives Profane Speech To High Schoolers On Bull Sex And Suicide
Baby killed, 7 hurt in Jerusalem terror attack; terrorist dies of gunshot wounds  —  Palestinian driver hits passengers disembarking from light rail; Netanyahu: Abbas responsible for Jerusalem attack.  —  A three-month-old baby was killed and seven other people were wounded on Wednesday evening …
Kristina Wong / The Hill:
Pentagon: ISIS nabs US weapons  —  The Pentagon confirmed Wednesday that Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) fighters took possession of a stray bundle of U.S.-airdropped weapons and other supplies in the Syrian border town of Kobani earlier this week.  —  The U.S. had dropped 28 bundles filled …
Josh Kraushaar / National Journal:
Senate Democratic Officials Start Lashing Out at White House  —  “The ineptitude of the White House political operation has sunk from annoying to embarrassing,” said one Democratic Senate strategist.  —  The relationship between the White House and Senate Democrats hit a new low Tuesday evening …
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