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Canada vows tougher laws as citizens worry in face of attacks 11:49am EDT

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada vowed on Friday to toughen laws against terrorism as an opinion poll showed a majority of Canadians lacked confidence in their security services' ability to deter homegrown radicals who struck twice in the past week.  Full Article

 
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Kurds deny Erdogan report of deal with Syrian rebels to aid besieged Kobani 11:08am EDT 

ISTANBUL/BEIRUT (Reuters) - A senior Syrian Kurdish official on Friday denied a report from Turkey's president that Syrian Kurds had agreed to let 1,300 Free Syrian Army fighters enter the border town of Kobani to help defend it against besieging Islamic State insurgents.  Full Article  

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Putin accuses United States of damaging world order 11:12am EDT 

LAURA Russia (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin accused the United States on Friday of endangering global security by imposing a "unilateral diktat" on the rest of the world and shifted blame for the Ukraine crisis onto the West.  Full Article