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Roadside bomb in Somalia kills 8 soldiers, police say

MOGADISHU, Somalia –  A Somali police official says a roadside bomb in a remote town in Somalia’s semiautonomous state of Puntland has killed eight soldiers and injured three others. Ahmed Mohamed tells The Associated Press that Sunday’s blast targeted a military convoy in Galgala. Security forces have been battling Islamic State-linked fighters in the region. […]
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Saudi king names son as US envoy as ties boosted with Trump

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia –  Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has named one of his sons, an air force pilot who has taken part in coalition strikes against the Islamic State group, as the kingdom’s new ambassador to the U.S. The appointment of Prince Khaled bin Salman to Washington signals the kingdom’s eagerness to strengthen bilateral ties […]
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Islamic State attacks Iraq police base, 1 killed

IRBIL, Iraq –  Iraqi officials say Islamic State militants have attacked a police base in a town that is being used as a staging ground for the Mosul offensive, killing at least one policeman. Cpt. Mahmoud Attia, a police spokesman, told The Associated Press that a sleeper cell of three IS fighters attacked the base […]
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Novelist and conservationist Kuki Gallman shot in Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya –  A Kenyan police official says novelist and conservationist Kuki Gallman has been shot and injured at her ranch after herders invaded in search of pasture to save their animals from drought. Ezekiel Chepkowny said Sunday that Gallman was patrolling the ranch when she was attacked and shot in the stomach. Chepkowny says […]
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FBI boss Comey arrives in New Zealand ahead of conference

WELLINGTON, New Zealand –  FBI Director James Comey has arrived in New Zealand ahead of a conference, although officials are being cagey about the exact nature of his visit. Comey disembarked from a Gulfstream jet Sunday after touching down at the Queenstown Airport. A spokeswoman for New Zealand Prime Minister Bill English said New Zealand’s […]
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FBI boss Comey arrives in New Zealand ahead of conference

WELLINGTON, New Zealand –  FBI Director James Comey has arrived in New Zealand ahead of a conference, although officials are being cagey about the exact nature of his visit. Comey disembarked from a Gulfstream jet Sunday after touching down at the Queenstown Airport. A spokeswoman for New Zealand Prime Minister Bill English said New Zealand’s […]
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Man attacked by two pit bulls as he tries to save Jack Russell terrier

A pit bull attack leaving both a man and his Jack Russell terrier severely injured was caught on camera. We want to warn you that some viewers might find the video hard to watch. The man who was viciously attacked by two pit bulls while trying to save his little dog spoke to FOX 11 […]
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France Goes to Polls Amid Tight Security Following Paris Attack

Louis Aliot, one of the vice-presidents of the French far-right National Front (FN) party, walks past electoral posters in Perpignan. RAYMOND ROIG “These 48 hours are not going to change everything … terrorism is now an everyday occurrence. It’s permanent, 24 hours a day. So we’re not afraid. If we’re believers in freedom, we must […]
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Texas athlete dies during swimming portion of Ironman competition

A Texas man died Saturday during the swimming portion of an ironman event, authorities said. Montgomery County officials identified the man as Glen Breummer, 54, the Houston Chronicle reported. Breummer was competing in the Memorial Hermann Ironman in The Woodlands. He competing in the swimming portion of the event when he became “distressed” and needed […]
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Clinton email probe reportedly caused rift between Comey, Lynch

FBI Director James Comey reportedly did not trust former Attorney General Loretta Lynch and other senior officials at the Justice Department, speculating they might provide Hillary Clinton some political cover over her email scandal during the presidential election. Comey’s so-called “go-it-alone strategy” in the Clinton investigation emerged from suspicions that Lynch and other Justice Department […]