Ebola Mortality Rates Up to 70 Percent; Obama Warns World 'Not Doing Enough'

The World Health Organization has said that mortality rates from the deadly Ebola outbreak spreading throughout West Africa have gone up to 70 percent, and there could be as many as 10,000 new cases recorded per week by the end of the year. President Barack Obama has warned that the world is "not doing enough" in terms of a response.

Canada Parliament Shooting: Gunman Confirmed as Recent Convert to Islam

Police officers take cover near Parliament Hilll following a shooting incident in Ottawa October 22, 2014.

The gunman shot dead during an attack on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday has been identified as 32-year-old petty criminal Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, who was reportedly a recent convert to Islam. The shooting, which led to the death of a soldier posted at the National War Memorial, was the second attack on Canadian soldiers in the space of three days.

Dutch Christians Boycott Netherlands Church Over Exhibit Portraying Jailed Palestinian Children

Utrecht Domkerk Church

Dutch Christians have boycotted a Netherlands church for displaying an exhibit they believe encourages anti-Semitism. Named "Room No. 4" the exhibit was brought to Utrecht's Domkerk Church, one of the Netherlands best-known places of worship, by the Dutch Coalition for Palestinian Children in Israeli Detention. The exhibit features adult models tied up in ropes to portray jailed Palestinian children who are in Israeli detention facilities.

Oscar Pistorius Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison for Killing Girlfriend

South African Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius (C ) is escorted to a police van after his sentencing at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria October 21, 2014.

South African Olympian athlete Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to five years in prison on Tuesday for unintentionally killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in an incident on Valentine's Day 2013. The Paralympic sprinter, who in September was cleared of murder charges, was also handed a three-year suspended sentence for a firearms charge.

ISIS Security Official Claims Virgins Separated From Captured Women, Given as Award to Fighters


information on the man's identity, and issued an appeal for help in identifying individuals heading overseas to join militants in combat. An Islamic State security official revealed that when ISIS seized the Yazidi religious minority region of Sinjar in northern Iraq in early August, ISIS militants separated virgin girls from the rest of the captured women for the sole purpose of designating them to be given away as sex prizes to ISIS fighters, a group of anti-Islamic State activists reported.