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“We will not be intimidated. Canada will never be intimidated,” Prime Minister Stephen Harper vowed in a nationally televised address hours after a masked gunman killed a soldier standing guard at Ottawa’s war memorial shortly before 10 a.m. on Wednesday

CORRECTS ID OF QUEBEC PUBLIC SECURITY MINISTER TO LISE THERIAULT - Canadian Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney and Quebec Public Security Minister Lise Theriault address reporters at a news conference in St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, on Tuesday Oct. 21, 2014. One of two soldiers hit by a car on Monday in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebe, died of his injuries early Tuesday, according to Quebec provincial police. An official familiar with the case said the suspect, Martin Couture Rouleau, 25, of Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, was influenced by radical Islamists. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Paul Chiasson)

“He was part of our investigative efforts to try and identify those people who might commit a criminal act travelling abroad for terrorist purposes,” Paulson said.

This Sunday July 6, 2014 file photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, shows weapons that SANA says were captured by Syrian government forces in Kafr Saghir, outside Aleppo, Northern Syria.  Syrian President Bashar Assad is taking advantage of the U.S.-led coalition’s war against the Islamic State group to pursue a withering air and ground campaign against more mainstream rebels elsewhere in the country, trying to recapture areas considered more crucial to the survival of his government. Assad’s troops are now focusing their energies on the country’s two largest cities, Damascus and Aleppo. (AP Photo/SANA, File)

“Whereas previously the Syrian regime had some interest or some level of obligation to take direct action against ISIS, to the extent that the American military is now doing this, the Syrians don’t have to do it,” said Christopher Harmer, senior naval analyst at the Washington-based Institute for the Study of War.

Marie-Paule Kieny, Assistant Director General for Health Systems and Innovation of the World Health Organization (WHO), speaks during a press conference at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014.  Dr Marie-Paule Kieny,  says clinical trials planned or under way in Europe, Africa and the U.S. are being accompanied by a push among governments for immediate “real-world use” of an approved Ebola vaccine. She told reporters Tuesday in Geneva that, if the vaccines are deemed safe, tens of thousands of doses would be used in a West African trial in January.  (AP Photo/Keystone,Martial Trezzini)

“I’m not suggesting at this moment that there would be mass vaccination campaigns at population levels starting in 2015,” she said, adding that none of the volunteers who take part in the trials could accidentally contract Ebola from the testing.

Oscar Pistorius is hugged by his coach Ampie Louw, right, at a court in Pretoria, South Africa, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. Pistorius was sentenced to five years imprisonment by judge Thokozile Masipais for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp last year. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe, Pool)

Delivering her sentence, Judge Thokozile Masipa cited the “gross negligence” the double-amputee Olympic runner showed when he shot Steenkamp multiple times through a toilet cubicle door in his home

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