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An oil field is seen at sunrise near Bakersfield, California October 14, 2014. Brent crude hit a new four-year low on Wednesday before recovering to just under $85 a barrel, as faltering global growth curbed demand for fuel at a time of heavy oversupply.

From Politics & Policy 6:26 pm

U.S. Targets Buyers of ISIS Oil, Threatens Sanctions

Authorities are considering bombing the pipelines that the ISIS had seized in Syria.

A Kurdish fighters position is seen in the outskirts of the Syrian town of Kobani, near the Mursitpinar border crossing, on the Turkish-Syrian border in the southeastern town of Suruc in Sanliurfa province October 23, 2014. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

From Politics & Policy 6:11 pm

ISIS Syria Airstrike Bombing Has Killed 550 People, Civilians Included

The U.S. military said it does meticulous planning to avoid civilian casualties.

Armed RCMP officers approach Parliament Hilll following a shooting incident in Ottawa October 22, 2014.

From Politics & Policy 4:25 pm

Canada Parliament Gunman Wanted to Go to Middle East to ‘Study Islam’

Federal officials did not allow Michael Joseph Zehaf Bibeau to go to Libya for studies.

Shi'ite Muslim men from the ethnic Hazara minority mourn beside the coffins of their relatives

From Politics & Policy 4:16 pm

Gunmen in Pakistan Kill Six People from Shiite Minority

Multiple attacks in Quetta killed 12 people on Thursday.

A sign is posted on a fence outside the White House in Washington October 23, 2014.

From Politics & Policy 12:32 pm

White House Intruder ‘Hears Voices,’ Father Reveals

23-year-old Dominic Adesanya apparently suffers from mental problems.

Fidel Roque drives the U.S.-made 1952 Chevrolet car

From Society 12:06 pm

Decades-Long Mystery of Oklahoma Lake Solved, Missing Six Bodies Identified

Officials identified two groups of people who went missing in 1969 and 1970.

Eureka Sound on Ellesmere Island in the Canadian Arctic is seen in a NASA Operation IceBridge survey picture taken March 25, 2014. IceBridge is a six-year NASA airborne mission which will provide a yearly, multi-instrument look at the behavior of the Gree

From Politics & Policy Oct 23

Russia is Creating Underwater Combat Robots to Protect its Arctic Territories

Russia's developing undersea weapons to ensure its grip over the Arctic region.

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper (L) is briefed by Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) commissioner Bob Paulson following a shooting incident on Parliament Hill in Ottawa in this October 22, 2014 handout photo. A gunman shot and fatally wounded a s

From Politics & Policy Oct 23

‘Lone Wolf’ Attack on Canada Parliament Hill Could be ISIS-Related

Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, the lone gunman who stormed Canada's Parliament Hill on Wednesday, could have been an ISIS sympathiser.

The mummified remains of an infant, with blue stones covering its eyes, is displayed at the Houston Museum of Natural Science in Texas

From Society Oct 23

Woman, 40, Charged after Six Baby Corpses Found in Canada U-Haul Locker

Andrea Giesbrecht was charged after six baby corpses had been found in a storage locker in Canada.

A man works at the West Qurna oilfield in southern Basra October 13, 2014.

From Politics & Policy Oct 23

Shell Corp. Found To Be Drilling Oil Wells 'Illegally' in New Zealand

The Environmental Protection Authority has revealed Shell has violated New Zealand's new environmental laws.