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October 14, 2017 2:07 PM Huge explosion from truck bomb rattles Somalia capital, at least 20 killed

A huge explosion from a truck bomb rattled Somalia’s capital Saturday, killing at least 20 people and injuring more than a dozen. The explosion appeared to target a hotel on a busy road in Hodan district of Mogadishu as residents called it the most powerful blast they’d heard in years. Police Capt. Mohamed Hussein said security forces had been trailing 66

October 9, 2017 9:41 PM Nobel Peace Prize winners pressure world powers to ban nuclear weapons

Nobel Prize winners pressure world powers to ban nuclear weapons Atomic bombs could be banned by the world’s major powers in the next few years — at least if the recent Nobel Peace prize winner has its way. The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) lobbied for a global treaty to ban atomic bombs during a Monday press conference at the United 44

September 22, 2017 4:56 AM 'Stronger,' new movie about marathon bombing, hits theaters

A new film starring Jake Gyllenhaal as Boston Marathon bombing survivor Jeff Bauman is hitting theaters nationwide. "Stronger" captures Bauman recalibrating his life after losing both legs in the April 2013 bombings near the marathon finish line. Tatiana Maslany plays Bauman's then-girlfriend, Erin Hurley. The movie premiered earlier this month at Boston's 70

September 17, 2017 9:34 AM Afghan officials say bombings kill 6 civilians

KABUL, Afghanistan – Afghan officials say two separate bombings have killed six civilians. Habib Shah Ansari, the provincial health director in the eastern Khost province, says a bomb went off Sunday in a computer and mobile phone market, killing at least four civilians and wounding 15 others. Another two civilians were killed in a separate bombing in the eastern 60

September 13, 2017 6:10 PM Girl suicide bomber attacks mosque in northern Cameroon

YAOUNDE, Cameroon – An official says a suicide attack by a girl at a mosque in northern Cameroon has killed at least four people near the border with Nigeria. Cameroon's Far North governor Midjiyawa Bakari says the girl entered the mosque in Sanda-Wadjiri early Wednesday and detonated explosives. He would not give more details. The Nigeria-based Boko Haram 46

September 12, 2017 6:14 PM Tupac Shakur got his iconic 'Thug Life' tattoo in Houston

American rapper Tupac Shakur aka 2Pac attends a gala in honour of actor Mickey Rourke at Nello's, in New York. A general view of atmosphere of Tupac Shakur photographs during the Lauren Bacall Collection And Entertainment Memorabilia At Bonhams at Bonhams on February 26, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. Tupac Shakur, Thandie Newton and Tim Roth hang out in an apartment 78

August 10, 2017 12:53 PM Suspected WWII bomb discovered near wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant site

A suspected wartime bomb was discovered Thursday at a construction site near the abandoned Fukushima nuclear plant complex in Japan. A worker spotted the suspected World War II bomb while digging the ground at a parking lot less than a mile north of the plant that was destroyed in 2011 by an earthquake and tsunami. The plant has been stabilized, but decommissioning 45

August 8, 2017 7:41 AM Actor who wore monster suit to play first Godzilla dies aged 88

TOKYO (Reuters) - The man who dressed in a rubber suit to play the original Godzilla, crashing through Japanese cities and destroying them with swipes of his massive tail, has died at the age of 88, film company Toho said on Tuesday. Haruo Nakajima, who donned the cumbersome suit to play the monster who rose from the depths after a hydrogen bomb test in the original 52

July 30, 2017 4:55 PM The Latest: Al-Shabab attacks African Union convoy, kills 8

A Somali military officer says fighters with the al-Shabab extremist group have killed at least eight African Union soldiers in an ambush in southern Somalia. Col. Muhyadin Yasin says al-Shabab fighters attacked a military convoy near Bulo-Marer town in Lower Shabelle region on Sunday. Uganda's defense ministry confirms the attack and says an unknown 61

July 27, 2017 11:01 AM Egypt announces terror-fighting council that includes Pope

CAIRO – Egypt's president has announced the formation of a new body to confront terrorism and extremism that includes the country's top officials. Wednesday's decree by President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi says the National Council to Confront Terrorism and Extremism will be comprised of 10 Egyptian government ministers, the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, the Pope, Egypt's 55