Seven people were killed in an attack by Shabaab jihadists on a popular beachfront restaurant in the Somali capital Mogadishu, city authorities said on Friday. "Nine people including two Shabaab gunmen were killed in the attack" on Thursday, Mogadishu city spokesman Abdifatah Halane told AFP. Al-Qaeda linked Shabaab jihadists attacked the Banadir Beach Restaurant close to the city's Lido Beach, setting off a car bomb before exchanging fire with security forces.
ROME (Reuters) - The number of people killed in the massive earthquake that shook central Italy on Wednesday rose to 267 on Friday and nearly 400 injured people were in hospitals, the Civil Protection department said. It said aftershocks were continuing in the area. More than 900 aftershocks have been
Iran wants its pre-sanctions share of the crude oil market, Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said on Friday, dampening the prospects of agreement on an output freeze at an OPEC meeting next month. "Iran had no role in disrupting the stability of the oil market and after the (lifting of) sanctions we
A tiny "kitten-sized" marsupial lion that roamed Australia's ancient rainforests some 18 million years ago has been named after veteran British naturalist David Attenborough. The fossil remains of the "microleo attenboroughi" were found in the Riversleigh World Heritage Area
By Matt Siegel SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian defense officials warned French naval contractor DCNS to beef up security in Australia, where it is preparing to build a A$50 billion ($38.13 billion) fleet of submarines, in the wake of a massive data leak, a government spokesman said on Friday. DCNS was
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It took a Boko Haram widow to rescue Umar. Fatima Salisu had been held captive by the insurgents for 16 months and was forced to marry an Islamist fighter before she escaped to the camp outside the northeastern city of Maiduguri. Salisu says the other women never share food or board with her and they
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Sen. Richard Burr's formula for getting re-elected in November includes touring factories and visiting nonprofits, not large-scale campaign events. He says he won't focus on being a candidate until the Senate adjourns in October.
Brazil's suspended president Dilma Rousseff is to begin her defense case Friday in the Senate impeachment trial that could see the one-time leftist guerrilla ejected from office within days. Allies, including former economy minister Nelson Barbosa, will argue that the budgetary maneuvers were common
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says that President Barack Obama will expand a national monument off the coast of Hawaii, creating the world's largest marine protected area.
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Hillary Clinton says Donald Trump has unleashed the "radical fringe" within the Republican Party, including anti-Semites and white supremacists, dubbing the billionaire businessman's campaign as one that will "make America hate again."
Bolivian miners kidnapped, tortured and beat to death a deputy minister who tried to negotiate with protesting workers on Thursday, in what the government condemned as a brutal murder. "All signs indicate that our deputy minister, Rodolfo Illanes, has been cowardly and brutally murdered,"
CHICAGO (AP) — Ron Gidwitz, Dan Webb and William Kunkler are veteran Republicans — and friends — from Chicago's political money circuit. They raised buckets of cash for Mitt Romney four years ago. This time, however, their party's nominee has sent them spinning off in three directions.
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Dean Green supports Donald Trump partly because of the GOP presidential nominee's tough, deport-them-all stance on illegal immigration. But the 57-year-old Republican paused as he complained about U.S. immigration policy and acknowledged that deporting all 11 million people in
The gruesome discovery of 71 dead migrants in a truck in Austria last August shocked Europe and led countries to open their borders to a massive influx of people fleeing war and poverty, mainly from the Middle East.
Italy's earthquake was a lot weaker than the one in Myanmar, but it did far more damage because it happened at a shallower depth. The Associated Press explains the difference between shallow and deep earthquakes. ...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A judge whose six-month sentence in the sexual assault case of a former Stanford swimmer has removed himself from handling criminal matters, but efforts to recall him remain.
Most Asian markets began the day on a negative note on Friday while the dollar dipped as investors cautiously await a much-anticipated speech by Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen. With few catalysts to drive business this week, Yellen's talk at the annual Jackson Hole symposium of global central
DURANT, Miss. (AP) — In the rural Mississippi community they served, two nuns found slain in their home "would do anything for anybody," friends said.
VARANASI, India (AP) — Nearly 3,000 people were evacuated in India's remote northeast after an artificial lake created by a landslide threatened their lives, even as flood water levels stabilized in the worst-hit areas of the north, officials said Friday.
PHOENIX (AP) — The campaign manager for metro Phoenix's longtime sheriff has questioned a federal judge's timing in asking prosecutors to pursue criminal contempt-of-court charges against the lawman 10 days before a primary election.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Days after the body of a woman was found in the Los Angeles area, a couple suspected of killing her and kidnapping her three children have been arrested in Colorado.
By Krisztina Than BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Hungary plans to build a second fence on its southern border with Serbia that would enable it to keep out any major new wave of migrants, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Friday. Orban said the new barrier, to be built alongside the existing one,
Asian stock markets were mixed Friday, with investors preferring to sit on the sidelines ahead of U.S. Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen's speech for cues on the timing of the next policy rate hike. ...
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The son of a Russian lawmaker has been convicted of hacking into U.S. businesses to steal credit card information and orchestrating an international online theft scheme that netted him millions of dollars. ...