23 Oct 2014 Last updated at 04:14 GMT


BBC News - World

Canada 'not intimidated' by attacks

Canada "will never be intimidated", PM Stephen Harper says after two deadly attacks on soldiers - including one that ends in a shootout inside parliament.

Mexico orders Iguala mayor's arrest

Mexico orders the arrest of the mayor of the southern town of Iguala, where 43 students disappeared after clashing with police last month.

Obama 'optimistic' over Ebola in US

President Barack Obama expresses cautious optimism about the Ebola situation in the US, as new screening rules are introduced in the country.

Jerusalem car 'attack' kills baby

A baby girl is killed and eight others injured after a car hits pedestrians in Jerusalem, in what Israeli police describe as a "terrorist attack".

Four guilty of Blackwater killings

A US federal jury finds four Blackwater security guards guilty of killing 14 Iraqis in a square in Baghdad in 2007.

India's Modi visits Siachen glacier

Indian PM Narendra Modi makes a brief visit to the Siachen glacier on his way to Indian-administered Kashmir to spend the Diwali festival looking at the damage caused by last month's floods.

Microsoft to phase out Nokia name

Microsoft is ditching the Nokia brand name from new devices, less than a year after acquiring the Finnish mobile firm.

Nasa shares free sounds from space

The US space agency uploads a free library of audio files, including astronaut voices.

VIDEO: Baby bear filmed in US store

A black bear cub found in the aisles of an Oregon drugstore will be raised with the goal of releasing him into the wild next year.

DNA yields secrets of human pioneer

DNA analysis of a 45,000-year-old human has helped scientists pinpoint when our ancestors interbred with Neanderthals.

Freed N Korea detainee back in US

A US citizen freed from detention in North Korea receives an emotional homecoming in Ohio as Washington works to release two other Americans.

US editor Ben Bradlee dies at 93

Ben Bradlee, the editor of the Washington Post during the Watergate scandal that toppled President Nixon, has died aged 93, the newspaper says.

Cuba leads way on Ebola effort

Cuba sends a second group of medical staff to West Africa to help fight the Ebola outbreak, becoming the biggest single provider of healthcare workers.

Mexican soldiers 'killed suspects'

A Mexican human rights body accuses eight soldiers of killing 12 suspects in cold blood and tampering with the evidence to make it look like a shoot-out.

WHO crisis team holds Ebola talks

The World Health Organization's emergency committee holds talks on travel restrictions and screening measures on the Ebola outbreak.


Actress, boyfriend face charges

"Django Unchained" actress Daniele Watts and her boyfriend have been charged with one count each of lewd conduct, a spokesman said Tuesday.



Did ISIS intercept U.S. airdrops?

In the besieged Syrian city of Kobani, precious medicine rains from the sky.



Robertson: Towels can spread AIDS

CNN's Anderson Cooper reports on Pat Robertson's recent claim about how one could get AIDS from towels in Kenya.



Blackwater guards guilty in Iraq killings

After marathon deliberations, a federal jury found four ex-Blackwater Worldwide contractors guilty Wednesday in a deadly 2007 mass shooting in Baghdad's Nusoor Square.



Partial solar eclipse Thursday

The cosmos will cast an afternoon delight over the country on Thursday with a partial solar eclipse.



Serena suffers worst loss in 16 years

It's been that type of year for Serena Williams.



Former Harlem Globetrotter missing

Rico Harris, a former Harlem Globetrotter, has gone missing. CNN affiliate KCPQ reports.



Nazi U-boat wreck found off N.C.

A World War II German U-boat, sunk during the Battle of the Atlantic more than 72 years ago, has been discovered off the coast of North Carolina, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Tuesday.



102 snakes found in home

More than 100 snakes were found inside a Canada home. CBC News has more.



The 5 biggest breakfast myths

The first meal of the day can have a very different meaning for different people.



Man to Obama: 'Don't touch my' girl

Politicians are known for kissing babies, but a Chicago man's dig at the President shows this world leader can deliver on another level.



Transplant a cure for paralysis?

A man paralyzed from the chest down is able to walk again after undergoing pioneering surgery. CNN's Isa Soares reports.



Teen finishes race with broken leg

A high school cross country runner is recovering after he was determined to finish a race with a broken leg.



Huge recall for exploding airbags

A massive airbag recall is underway, affecting several car makers. CNN's Rene Marsh reports the details.



Following Bourdain around the world

Even when you're snug at home, travel photos open windows onto the world. Instagram users and iReporters have followed along with "Parts Unknown" this season, sharing their photos of spots Bourdain has visited.



On-air spat during report on riots

A fight breaks out at a pumpkin fest over who gets the mic. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on an on-air spat sparked by riots.



Canada PM Calls Parliament Shooting a 'Terrorist' Act

A gunman fatally shot a Canadian soldier in an attack near the Parliament that led to building lockdowns and the evacuation of the country's Prime Minister.



Meet the Hero Who Killed Gunman in Canada Shooting

Canadian officials are hailing Sgt. at Arms Kevin Vickers a hero for allegedly shooting the gunman who ambushed Parliament.



Woman Discovers Trove of Letters From Husband After His Death

Even after his death, Mitchell Whisenhunt has found a way to surprise and bring comfort to his wife and young daughter, with a trove of letters he designated to be opened on certain dates.



Cameraman Ebola-Free, Says He Owes Hospital 'Debt He Can Never Repay'

Ashoka Mukpo was discharged from Nebraska's isolation unit.



Ebola Czar Ron Klain Starts His Job - Quietly

Newly-installed Ebola Czar Ron Klain appeared for the first time today with his new boss President Obama in the Oval Office ??? and said not a word. In fact, the president didn???t even introduce Klain or acknowledge him during a brief press avail after their...



Feds: Our Bad, Millions More Airbags Could Be Dangerous

Federal official say a previous count of the number of vehicles that could be loaded with defective airbags came up short by more than three million, and the government website drivers could use to see if their individual car is on the list is currently down due to ???intermittent network issues.???



Snowplow Driver Convicted of Luring, Killing Teacher

His wife awaits a separate trial.



Pregnant 22-Year-Old Found Dead in Ohio, Boyfriend Charged

The body of a missing pregnant 22-year-old Ohio woman was found and her boyfriend is under arrest, charged with her murder, authorities told ABC News.



Meet the Man Who Looks Like Eric Frein That Cops Keep Stopping

A Pennsylvania man says he's been stopped by police more than 20 times as authorities continue to search the area where he lives for accused cop killer Eric Frein.



Royals Clobber Giants 7-2 to Even World Series

Royals take the fight to San Francisco, evening World Series with 7-2 victory in Game 2



Expert: Autopsy Doesn't Show If Brown Went for Gun

Autopsy shows close-range wound to hand.



​Zuckerberg delights audience in Beijing with Mandarin prowess

The Facebook founder and CEO speaks for 30 minutes in Mandarin at a question and answer session and talks about his company's plans to engage its largest untapped market.









iPad Air 2 has a smaller battery, iFixit finds

The one new feature you didn't expect from Apple's iPad Air 2? iFixit says the new device has a battery that's 15 percent smaller, yet Apple claims it still gets the same battery life.









Apple dumps SSL 3.0 for push notifications due to POODLE flaw

Apple will switch to the TLS encryption standard after disclosure of vulnerability that could expose encrypted data.









Target offers free holiday shipping, wish lists for the first time

The increasing reach of Amazon has brick-and-mortar retailers changing their game plans. The latest is Target, who for the first time is offering free shipping.









Uber drivers kick off 'Global Day of Protest'

The ride-sharing app's drivers in the US and London are complaining about fee hikes, fare cuts and the lack of a tip option.









NASA's new Soundcloud album: Listen to the exploration of space

NASA has created an album of sounds on Soundcloud, including rocket launches, recordings from space shuttle missions and even a song about water on the moon.









Check out these great music streaming apps for Windows Phone

Many of the best music streaming for mobile devices are also available on Windows Phone. Here are some of my favorites.









Sprint undercuts AT&T, Verizon with $20, 1GB family data plan

At $20, Sprint is offering twice as much data as Verizon and more than three times the data as AT&T.









Sonos sues Denon for 'copying' its wireless products

​Sonos has announced it is suing competitor Denon as it says the company's HEOS products are too similar to Sonos' own and infringe on at least four of its patents.




Tomorrow Daily 073: Robot actors, the return of LED 'stickman baby,' and more

On today's show, we check out a gadget for your shoe that might help you escape a bad date, this year's updates to the "stickman baby" Halloween costume, and a robot actor in a Kafka-inspired performance.




Vintage Apple computer built by Woz sells for whopping $750,000

One of the 50 original Apple-1 computers built by Steve Wozniak himself goes for three quarters of a million dollars at auction.




Unity appoints former Electronic Arts chief Riccitiello as new CEO

John Riccitiello, who helmed publisher and game maker EA, now leads the fast-growing company behind multi-platform gaming software.




Rhapsody revives CEO position, hires mobile vet as interim chief

The streaming-music forefather, often overshadowed by flashier rivals like Spotify or Apple's Beats Music, says growth is gangbusters enough to revive the position of CEO after a four-year absence.




That iPad Air 2 can be yours -- today, even

Apple said its new tablets would launch later this week, but stores across the country already have the Wi-Fi models of the iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3.









Apple defeats GPNE's $94M patent-infringement claim

A San Jose jury rules against the nonpracticing entity, which had accused Apple of infringing its mobile device technology.









Camera made from one tiny Lego brick actually works

A simple hack turns an itsy-bitsy Lego brick into a working pinhole camera that turns out photos minifigs can enjoy.




AT&T third-quarter profit falls short even as it adds 2M wireless customers

The company's growth was driven largely by connected devices like the connected car, but there was also a healthy mix of smartphone and tablet growth.









Android 5.0 Lollipop to launch November 3 -- report

A purported note to app developers obtained by Android Police claims Google's mobile OS will lick its way to devices next month.