Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger announced that he will not be stepping down on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014.

Selinger won’t resign

With 15 MLAs lined up behind him in support, Premier Greg Selinger said he won't step down. Selinger spoke in response to a growing list of senior cabinet ministers questioning his role as leader Tuesday afternoon.

Minister of Public Safety Steven Blaney speaks during Question Period on Parliament Hill in Ottawa October 27, 2014. (REUTERS/Blair Gable)

Feds warned to respect privacy rights

Canada's privacy commissioners are urging the government to strike the right balance between privacy rights and security threats in devising any new legislation in the wake of last week's attacks.

Zambia's President Michael Sata speaks to journalists at the 18th African Union (AU) summit in Addis Ababa, in this January 30, 2012 file picture. (REUTERS/Noor Khamis)

Zambia's president Michael Sata dies

Zambian President Michael Sata, an abrasive figure nicknamed "King Cobra" because of his venomous tongue, has died in London, where he was receiving medical treatment, Zambia's government said on Wednesday.

People visit a home decorated for Halloween to resemble an Ebola hot spot in University Park near Dallas, Texas. (JAMES W. FAULK/Handout via Reuters)

Residents turn on owner of 'Ebola House'

A man who decorated his Dallas home for Halloween to resemble an Ebola hot spot has found that charities he wanted to benefit by showing it off are refusing donations from an exhibit many find to be in poor taste.


Man jailed two years in drone plot case

A Moroccan national, accused of plotting to attack Harvard University and a federal building with bombs attached to a drone, was sentenced to two years in prison on Wednesday by a federal judge in Connecticut.

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks at the opening of the winter session of the Knesset, the Israeli parliament, in Jerusalem October 27, 2014. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

Netanyahu fumes at reported 'chickens**t' slur

An anonymous U.S. official's reported description of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as a "chickens**t", or worthless coward, drew a sharp response on Wednesday from the Israeli leader - no stranger to acrimony with the Obama administration.

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