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India will buy Israel's Spike anti-tank guided missile, rejecting US offer of Javelin missiles that Washington lobbied hard to win, defense ministry source says - @Reuters

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Israel's Ehud Barak denies Alzheimer's rumors, suggests he may have been secretly recorded in recently discovered defense ministry tapes - @haaretzcom

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2014 US elections

Baltimore Sun expresses 'real reservations' about both candidates for Maryland governor but endorses Democrat Anthony Brown over Gov. Martin O'Malley - @WPJohnWagner

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Photo: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi holds his 1st meeting with national journalists, expresses his thanks for coverage of 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan' cleanliness drive - @IndiaToday

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Hong Kong pro-democracy protests 2014

Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong distribute list of motions for self-administered vote on government proposals Sunday - @OCLPHK


United Kingdom

Johann Lamont steps down as leader of Scottish Labor Party after accusing UK party leadership of treating Scotland as a 'branch office' - @BBCNews


North and South Korea tensions

Hundreds of South Korean police deployed near border with North Korea ahead of planned launch of propaganda leaflets by activists - @ChannelNewsAsia

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

Russian Pres. Vladimir Putin: Sanctions against Russia won't work; US supports 'dubious' groups ranging from 'open neo-fascists to Islamic radicals' - @nytimes

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Ottawa shootings, Oct. 22, 2014

Ottawa gunman once complained Vancouver mosque he attended was too liberal and inclusive, Muslim leaders say - @AP

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US Mississippi Senate election 2014

Sen. Thad Chochran, R-Miss., campaign says state Supreme Court ruling 'brings an end to the challenge of the primary runoff election and reconfirms the voters' choice of Thad Cochran as the Republican nominee for US Senate' - statement

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Ferguson, Mo., unrest 2014

Attorney General Holder says he expects Ferguson, Mo., federal civil rights investigation to conclude before he leaves office - @mattapuzzo

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US Mississippi Senate election 2014

Mississippi Supreme Court sides with Sen. Thad Cochran, R-Miss., saying challenge of his primary win came too late - @AP

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Marysville Pilchuck High School, Marysville, WA, US

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee: Like all of Washington, Trudi and I have everyone at Marysville Pilchuck High School in our hearts and prayers. Please take care of each other - @GovInslee

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Istanbul, Istanbul, TR

German and Belgian consulates in Istanbul also received suspicious packages containing yellow powder Friday; several people from Canadian and Belgian missions hospitalized - @NBCNews

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Egypt Sinai Peninsula violence

US condemns terror attack on Egyptian forces in Sinai, saying, 'A prosperous and dynamic Egypt requires an environment of security and stability, and the United States continues to support the Egyptian government's efforts to counter the threat of terrorism - @NBCNews

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Attorney General Eric Holder resigns

Former White House counsel Kathryn Ruemmler told President Obama she didn't want to be nominated for attorney general after he asked her to consider post - @AP


Kathy Ruemmler

#Breaking: Kathy Ruemmler withdraws from attorney general consideration http://t.co/4ApdbMpCz8 - @politico


Ebola outbreak 2014

Photo: President Obama hugs Dallas nurse and Ebola survivor Nina Pham in the Oval Office - @Stcrow

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Ebola outbreak 2014

Pool report: President Obama met and hugged Dallas nurse and Ebola survivor Nina Pham in the Oval Office

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Ebola outbreak 2014

White House: President Obama would have 'no problem' riding subway, hitting the High Line, which are places New York Ebola patient went - @lesleyclark

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