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  • WASHINGTON, Oct 23- The Obama administration on Thursday threatened to slap sanctions on anyone buying oil from Islamic State militants in an effort to disrupt what it said was a $1- million- a-day funding source. Islamic State has seized large swaths of Iraq and Syria in a brutal campaign, and could pose a threat to the United States and its allies if it is not...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 23- The Obama administration on Thursday threatened to slap sanctions on anyone buying oil from Islamic State militants in an effort to disrupt what it said was a $1 million a day funding source. Islamic State has seized large swaths of Iraq and Syria in a brutal campaign, and could pose a threat to the United States and its allies if it is not stopped,...

  • Canadian gunman named     Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 7:06 AM ET

    Michael Zehaf-Bibeau has been identified as the lone shooter that attacked Canada's parliament on Wednesday, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • Canada shooter likely 'lone lunatic': Expert     Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 6:04 AM ET

    Col. Jack Jacobs, U.S. Army (retired), discusses Wednesday's shooting in Ottawa and increasing security measures in public buildings.

  • Chaos in Canada     Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 6:01 AM ET
    Armed RCMP officers guard access to Parliament Hill following a shooting incident in Ottawa, Canada, October 22, 2014.

    NBC's Jay Gray reports the latest details on Thursday's shooting in Ottawa that left one solider dead and authorities looking for answers.

  • Matthew Kupfer, reporter at CBC News, says Canadians are trying to process the events of the shooting in Ottawa.

  • Canada's impact on stocks will be short-lived: Pro     Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 11:11 PM ET

    Kerry Series, Founder & CIO of Eight Investment Partners, expects markets to rebound soon as positive market fundamentals outweigh the tragedy in Canada.

  • Amid volatility, here's a safe-haven trade     Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 10:17 PM ET

    Arjuna Mahendran, CIO at Emirates National Bank of Dubai, says investors can consider raising their exposure to the U.S. 10-year bonds after Canada's deadly shooting sparked a selloff.

  • Why Canada's shooting is weighing on markets     Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 10:06 PM ET

    John Carey, EVP & Portfolio Manager of Pioneer Investments, says Tuesday's shooting incident in Ottawa triggered renewed concerns over geopolitical risks.

  • How real is the threat of homegrown terrorism?     Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 8:42 PM ET

    Tom Henriksen, Senior Fellow at Hoover Institution, discusses the growing threat of homegrown terrorism after Canada saw two attacks against its soldiers this week.

  • Canadian PM: 'We will never be intimidated'     Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 8:09 PM ET

    Canada will not be intimidated and will take all necessary steps to counter threats to the country, Prime Minister of Canada Stephen Harper said in an address late Wednesday.

  • Canadian capital in lockdown after shooting     Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 7:20 PM ET

    A huge security operation is underway in Canada's capital amid investigations into shootings that left a soldier dead. CBC's correspondent Hannah Thibedeau with the latest from Ottawa.

  • Why Canada is a bigger target than you may think Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 4:56 PM ET
    Several police officers walk near downtown Ottawa on October 22, 2014. Gunfire echoed through the Gothic halls of the Canadian parliament Wednesday as police shot dead a gunman suspected of killing a soldier guarding a nearby war memorial before storming the building.

    An attack in Ottawa on Wednesday marked the second potential act of terrorism this week on Canadian soil. Experts explain why they may be a target.

  • One alleged shooter dead in Ottawa attacks: CBC     Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Gunfire erupts as law enforcement officers sweep an Ottawa parliament building, depicted in video from a 'Globe and Mail' journalist. CNBC's Dominic Chu reports the latest headlines out of Ottawa.

  • Oct 20- BioMerieux SA is working with U.S. health regulators to determine if its test to screen for bio threats could be used to detect the Ebola virus, spokeswoman Suzanne Jones said. Since the system was solely developed for environmental surveillance, it is necessary for BioMerieux to show the U.S. Food and Drug Administration evidence that the test could be...

  • White House halts funding on risky flu studies Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 1:35 PM ET

    CHICAGO, Oct 20- The White House has temporarily stopped funding new research involving the flu and other. The U.S. government said it will pause funding for any new studies that include gain-of-function experiments involving flu, SARS and the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome or MERS viruses, the White House said in a statement posted on Friday.

  • Majority in US says country 'out of control': Poll Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 11:39 AM ET
    A tattered American flag waves from a storefront in Jacksonville, N.C.

    A picture of the U.S. electorate is emerging, and it is not pretty for either party, according to a poll from Politico.

  • Former United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan, says diplomacy and military action is needed to take the fight to ISIS.

  • ISIS fear intensifies: Expert     Monday, 13 Oct 2014 | 4:45 PM ET

    Col. Cedric Leighton, U.S. Air Force (Ret.), says the United States' current strategy against ISIS is not working and outlines steps that should be taken to fight the group.

  • Why Turkey refuses to intervene in Kobani     Sunday, 12 Oct 2014 | 6:32 PM ET

    Kamran Bokhari, Advisor, Middle Eastern & South Asian Affairs at Stratfor, discusses the heavy fighting in Kobani over the weekend and Turkey's refusal to join coalition-led strikes.