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Isabella MacKeige, 18, a senior at Marysville Pilchuck High School, shows the hand she received cuts on as she climbed a fence with a locked gate after she ran from the school cafeteria when a fellow student began shooting, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in Marysville, Wash. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Teacher tried to stop Washington state shooting

By The Canadian Press
October 25, 2014 - 1:38pm

MARYSVILLE, Wash. - A union official says a newly hired high school teacher confronted a gunman during a deadly shooting at a Washington state school.

Benito Mussolini's first air raid shelter, created in old wine cellars, is seen through the peephole in a steel door, in Villa Torlonia in Rome, Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014. After the outbreak of World War II, the shelter was quickly constructed in 1940 in what had been the wine cellar of Torlonia noble family, who lived there before Mussolini took up residence during his Fascist rule. The city of Rome now owns the villa and opened the shelter to tourists with reservations starting from Oct. 31. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

Mussolini air raid shelter opens to tourists

By The Canadian Press
October 25, 2014 - 1:12pm

ROME - A Roman villa's wine cellar, which was converted into an air raid shelter for Benito Mussolini and the Italian dictator's family, is opening its anti-gas, double steel doors to tourists.

In this photo taken on Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, Liberian troops work to build a new section of an Ebola treatment center in the town of Tubmanburg, situated on the outskirts of the capital Monrovia, Liberia. More than 10,000 people have been infected with Ebola, according to figures released Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014 by the World Health Organization, as the outbreak continues to spread. Of those cases, 4,922 people have died. (AP Photo/Abbas Dulleh)

WHO: Number of Ebola-linked cases passes 10,000

By The Canadian Press
October 25, 2014 - 12:45pm

DAKAR, Senegal - More than 10,000 people have been infected with Ebola and nearly half of them have died, according to figures released Saturday by the World Health Organization, as the outbreak continues to spread.

Angelique Kidjo, Vernice White, Herbie Hancock, Chaka Khan, and Ray Parker Jr. take a bow at the 13th annual "A Great Night in Harlem" gala concert, presented by The Jazz Foundation of America to benefit The Jazz Musicians Emergency Fund, at The Apollo Theater on Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in New York. This year's Lifetime Achievement Award honoree is musician Herbie Hancock. (Photo by Mark Von Holden/Invision/AP)

Hancock honoured at jazz benefit concert at Apollo

By The Canadian Press
October 25, 2014 - 11:50am

NEW YORK - Jazz legend Herbie Hancock says he's ready to look for another job after hearing 11-year-old Indonesian jazz piano prodigy Joey Alexander pay tribute to him at a benefit concert for the Jazz Foundation of America at Harlem's historic Apollo Theater.

FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 12, 1993 file photo, Eric Clapton, left, Ginger Baker, center, and Jack Bruce, members of the 1960s rock and roll group Cream, pose during the induction ceremony for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Los Angeles, Ca. British musician Jack Bruce, best known as the bassist from the 1960s group Cream, has died. He was 71. A statement released by his family on Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014 said “the world of music will be a poorer place without him but he lives on in his music and forever in our hearts." Cream, a blues-oriented power trio that also included guitarist Eric Clapton and drummer Ginger Baker, sold 35 million albums in just over two years and were awarded the world's first ever platinum disc for their album “Wheels of Fire.” Bruce wrote and sang most of the songs, including "I Feel Free", "White Room," "Politician" and ''Sunshine Of Your Love." (AP Photo/Chris Martinez, file)

Jack Bruce, bassist of 60's band Cream, dies at 71

By The Canadian Press
October 25, 2014 - 11:40am

LONDON - British musician Jack Bruce, best known as the bass player and vocalist of the power blues trio Cream, died Saturday at his home, his family and publicist said. He was 71.