GUNMAN KILLS A SOLDIER AT CANADA'S NATL WAR MONUMENT DURING AN ATTACK WED AT THE CANADIAN PARLIAMENT COMPLEX IN OTTAWA *

THREE OTHER PEOPLE WERE WOUNDED IN THE ATTACK AND HAVE SINCE BEEN RELEASED FROM THE HOSPITAL *

SHOOTER, WHO IS BELIEVED TO BE CANADIAN-BORN, WAS SHOT AND KILLED BY A SERGEANT-AT-ARMS, AND HAS BEEN ID'D BY CANADIAN AUTHORITIES AS 32-YR-OLD MICHAEL ZEHAF-BIBEAU *

PRES OBAMA SPOKE WITH CANADIAN PM STEPHEN HARPER WED, EXPRESSING AMERICA'S SOLIDARITY WITH CANADA *

PRES OBAMA OFFERED TO PROVIDE ANY ASSISTANCE CANADA NEEDS IN RESPONDING TO THE ATTACKS *

INCIDENT FOLLOWS A SPIKE IN ISIS-RELATED CHATTER TARGETING CANADA OVER THE LAST FIVE DAYS *

CHATTER FOCUSED ON CANADA'S DECISION TO JOIN THE U.S.-LED COALITION FIGHTING ISIS AND INCLUDED THREATS THAT A "DAY OF RECKONING" IS COMING *

SHOOTING WED COMES TWO DAYS AFTER TWO CANADIAN SOLDIERS WERE RUN OVER IN QUEBEC BY A MAN WITH JIHADIST SYMPATHIES *

ONE OF THE SOLDIERS WAS KILLED IN THE ATTACK, WHICH PROMPTED CANADA TO RAISE ITS DOMESTIC TERROR THREAT LEVEL TUES FROM LOW TO MEDIUM *

THERE'S BEEN NO CLAIM OF RESPONSIBILITY IN CONNECTION WITH WED'S ATTACK *

MAN WHO ALLEGEDLY CONFESSED TO KILLING SEVEN WOMEN IN INDIANA FACES CHARGES IN A SECOND DEATH *

43-YR-OLD DARREN VANN WAS CHARGED WED IN THE DEATH OF 35-YEAR-OLD ANITH JONES, WHOSE BODY WAS FOUND IN AN ABANDONED HOUSE IN GARY SAT NIGHT *

SHE HAD LAST BEEN SEEN OCT 8 *

VANN APPEARED IN COURT EARLIER WED ON MURDER CHARGES STEMMING FROM THE DEATH OF 19-YR-OLD AFRIKKA HARDY *

VANN REFUSED ANSWER QUESTIONS IN COURT AND WAS FOUND IN CONTEMPT *

TV NEWS CAMERAMAN WHO CONTRACTED EBOLA IN LIBERIA HAS RECOVERED AND IS READY TO GO HOME *

ASHOKA MUKPO WAS WORKING IN LIBERIA AS A FREELANCE CAMERAMAN FOR NBC AND OTHER MEDIA OUTLETS *

HE HAS BEEN AT A NEBRASKA HOSPITAL SINCE OCT 6 *

MEANWHILE, THE FAMILY OF DALLAS NURSE AMBER VINSON SAYS DOCTORS COULDN'T DETECT EBOLA IN HER AS OF TUES EVENING *

NINA PHAM, ANOTHER DALLAS NURSE BEING TREATED AT A DC HOSPITAL, HAS HAD HER CONDITION UPGRADED FROM FAIR TO GOOD *

FOUR FMR BLACKWATER SECURITY GUARDS CONVICTED IN THE 2007 SHOOTINGS OF MORE THAN 30 IRAQIS IN BAGHDAD *

THE MEN CLAIMED SELF-DEFENSE, BUT PROSECUTORS ARGUED THEY HAD SHOWN "GRAVE INDIFFERENCE" TO THE RESULTS OF THEIR ACTIONS *

ALL FOUR WERE ORDERED TO JAIL IMMEDIATELY *

THEIR ATTYS ARE LIKELY TO FILE APPEALS *

U.S. MILITARY CONDUCTS SIX AIRSTRIKES TUES AND WED AGAINST ISIS TERRORISTS IN SYRIA *

THE SIX AIRSTRIKES NEAR KOBANI DESTROYED ISIS FIGHTING POSITIONS, VEHICLES, A BUILDING AND A LOGISTICAL CENTER *

SEPARATELY, U.S. AND COALITION PARTNERS CARRIED OUT 12 AIRSTRIKES NEAR THE MOSUL DAM IN IRAQ *

AIRSTRIKES TARGETED AN ISIS UNIT, MORTAR POSITION, VEHICLES AND FIGHTING POSITIONS *

SCHOOL OFFICIALS SAY THREE DENVER AREA TEENAGE GIRLS UNDER INVESTIGATION FOR POSSIBLY TRYING TO JOIN ISIS IN SYRIA WERE VICTIMS OF AN ONLINE PREDATOR WHO ENCOURAGED THEM TO TRAVEL THERE *

THE GIRLS, TWO SISTERS AGES 17 AND 15, AND THEIR 16-YR-OLD FRIEND, WERE DETAINED IN GERMANY AND SENT BACK TO DENVER OVER THE WEEKEND *

U.S. OFFICIALS ARE STILL TRYING TO DETERMINE HOW THEY MADE IT TO EUROPE UNNOTICED *

INVESTIGATION INTO THE UNIV OF NORTH CAROLINA FINDS SCOPE OF ACADEMIC SCANDAL INVOLVING FAKE CLASSES AND INFLATED GRADES WAS MUCH MORE WIDESPREAD THAN PREVIOUSLY REPORTED *

THE REPORT BY FMR JUSTICE DEPT OFFICIAL KENNETH WAINSTEIN FOUND ABOUT 1,500 ATHLETES WERE ENROLLED IN BOGUS CLASSES OR RECEIVED INFLATED GRADES OVER A SPAN OF NEARLY TWO DECADES *

AT LEAST NINE UNIVERSITY EMPLOYEES WERE FIRED OR ARE UNDER DISCIPLINARY REVIEW *

IT'S UNCLEAR WHAT ACTIONS THE NCAA WILL TAKE IN RESPONSE TO THE SCANDAL *

PALESTINIAN MOTORIST DRIVES INTO CROWDED JERUSALEM TRAIN STATION, KILLING A THREE-MONTH-OLD BABY GIRL AND WOUNDING EIGHT OTHER PEOPLE *

ISRAELI AUTHORITIES ARE CALLING THE INCIDENT A TERROR ATTACK, SAYING THE DRIVER DELIBERATELY STRUCK THE CROWD *

JERUSALEM'S MAYOR SAYS THE BABY GIRL AND HER PARENTS, WHO WERE INJURED IN THE ATTACK, ARE U.S. CITIZENS *

THE STATE DEPT HAS CONDEMNED THE ATTACK AND HAS CALLED ON PALESTINIANS AND ISRAELIS TO "AVOID ESCALATING TENSIONS" *