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Tunisians head to the polls for parliamentary election - @Reuters


Officers shot in Northern California, Oct. 24, 2014

Suspect in Northern California shootings identified as 34-year-old Marcelo Marquez has been deported twice, immigration officials say - @AP

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President Ian Khama wins 2nd term in Botswana election - @Reuters

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St. Louis, MO, US

About 40 demonstrators armed with pistols and rifles strolled through downtown St. Louis to assert their right to openly carry guns in public, local media reports - @stltoday

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Ebola outbreak 2014

Photo: New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio eats at Greenwich Village restaurant that was briefly closed after Ebola patient Craig Spencer reportedly dined there - @JonLemire

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US same-sex marriage

US government will recognize marriages of same-sex couples in Alaska, Arizona, Idaho, North Carolina, West Virginia and Wyoming, Attorney General Eric Holder announces - @CBSNews

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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

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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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Washington, DC, US

Obama makes surprise appearance at swearing-in ceremony for new US ambassador to South Korea - @YonhapNews

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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, Wash., high school shooting

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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