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The mother of the man accused of killing a soldier at Ottawa’s National War Memorial then storming the Canadian parliament before being shot dead says she is crying for the victims of the shooting, not her son.

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Dramatic results for drug that kills cancer cells

A drug that kills cancer cells as they try to divide has shown "dramatic" results in early research, paving the way to potentially curative treatments.

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Renee: ‘My face is like this because I am happy’

Renee Zellweger thinks all of the conversation about her face is "silly".

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'Hazmat' supplies are running low in places.

Anthropologists taking ebola ‘preppers’ with a grain of salt

With the closest known US cases of ebola diagnosed about 160 miles away in Dallas, Cary Griffin, from Huntsville, Texas is taking no chances.

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Frank Sivero, left, is suing the famous cartoon programme. Simpsons character right. A likeness?

Goodfellas actor sues Fox for $250m

Frank Sivero, the actor who played a mobster in the Martin Scorsese classic Goodfellas is suing Fox television show The Simpson for $250m (€197m), alleging that his likeness has been used for more than a decade without him being paid.

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Bryan Cranston (right): 'I'm so mad. I am burning my Florida mom action figure in protest.'

Toy store scraps ‘Breaking Bad’ dolls ‘with drugs’

Toys R Us has scrapped its four collectible dolls based on the characters of the hit television series Breaking Bad after a campaign by a US mother.

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Paramedics and police wheel away a shooting victim at the National War Memorial near Parliament Hill. Pictures: AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Adrian Wyld

Canada on terror alert after shootings

A Canadian soldier standing guard at a war memorial in the country’s capital was shot dead yesterday, and gunfire then erupted inside Parliament, authorities said.

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Fighting superheroes stun shocked onlookers

USA: Chewbacca was forced to step in to break up a fight between Mr Incredible and Batgirl- This story is enriched with multi-media content

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