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Rome, Lazio, IT

Rome's mayor refuses to back down in spat over registering gay marriages celebrated abroad - @AFP


2014 US elections

Research firm: Total political advertising in 2014 is expected to reach a record $2.4 billion - @washingtonpost

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Atlantic Ocean

NATO reports more Russian flights, intercepts over the Baltics, North Sea and the Atlantic - @AFP

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North Korea releases American Jeffrey Fowle

Freed North Korean detainee Jeffrey Fowle says he left Bible in nightclub hoping Christian would find it - @WLWT

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UK historic sex abuse panel inquiry 2014

Fiona Woolf resigns as head of inquiry into historical child sex abuse in UK, after victims call on her to step down - @BBCBreaking


Rhode Island gubernatorial election 2014

Photo: President Obama makes a surprise stop at Gregg's Restaurant and Pub in Providence, RI, with gubernatorial candidate Gina Raimondo - @dougmillsnyt

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Turkey Kurd violence

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan says peace process with Kurdish militants will continue despite killing of 4 soldiers by members of the Kurdistan Workers Party - @Reuters


Barack Obama

President Obama in speech about the economy: 'We need to make sure that women get an honest day's pay for an honest day's work' - live video

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

Leaders of Ukraine, Germany and France urge Russian President Vladimir Putin to not recognize pro-Russian separatists' leadership elections set for Sunday in eastern Ukraine districts - @AFP

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko gives his support to Arseny Yatseniuk for a new term as prime minister - @Reuters



Former Canadian MP Dean Del Mastro found guilty on all counts at his election overspending trial - @globeandmail


Dean Del Mastro

#Breaking: Former Conservative MP Dean Del Mastro guilty on all counts at election overspending trial http://t.co/VGAOJfbqL6 - @globeandmail


Fire at Radio France headquarters in Paris, Oct. 31, 2014

French President Francois Hollande sends message of support to authorities who responded to fire at Radio France headquarters in Paris - @fhollande

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Burkina Faso political crisis 2014

Burkina Faso's Chief General Honore Traore declares himself head of state after President Blaise Compaore's resignation - @joepenney

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Chinese investigators find record $33 million in cash at energy official's home during corruption probe - @AP

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Burkina Faso political crisis 2014

Editor's note: Reuters is reporting, based off information from diplomatic sources and local media, that a heavily armed convoy believed to be carrying Burkina Faso's now-former president Blaise Compaore was seen travelling towards the southern town of Po, near the Ghana border. - Aaron

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Catalonia independence movement

Deputy Prime Minister Soraya Saenz de Santamaria says Spain will seek to legally block a watered-down version of a Catalan vote on independence planned for Nov. 9 - @Reuters

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Burkina Faso political crisis 2014

More: In resignation statement, Burkina Faso President Blaise Compaore calls for 90-day transition to elections - @Reuters

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Burkina Faso political crisis 2014

Editor's note: @AFP is reporting that an army official in Burkina Faso says President Blaise Compaore is no longer in power. We are monitoring reports of that declaration and will update when more is clear. - Aaron

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

Russian President Vladimir Putin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Francois Hollande and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, in a telephone call, welcome agreement on gas supplies to Ukraine - @Reuters

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