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December 22, 2018 9:17 AM Somalia blast kills at least 6 near presidential palace

NAIROBI, Kenya – An explosives-packed vehicle detonated at a military checkpoint near Somalia's presidential palace, killing at least six people and wounding several others, police said. The al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab extremist group, which often targets Mogadishu, claimed responsibility for the attack. Those killed include three staffers from the London-based 133

December 21, 2018 9:05 AM Nonprofit Troops Direct helps keep US military personnel well-equipped: report

FILE: Air Force operations on Guam. A Bay Area organization sends equipment to troops overseas. (U.S. Air Force) When U.S. troops overseas fall short on supplies, a nonprofit in the San Francisco Bay Area is among the organizations looking to help. Troops Direct, based in San Ramon, has been sending much-needed equipment to military personnel for about 130

December 20, 2018 5:54 PM US self-defense airstrikes in Somalia kill 11 al-Shabab

JOHANNESBURG – The U.S. military says it has killed 11 al-Shabab extremists with a pair of airstrikes outside Somalia's capital. The U.S. Africa Command statement says Wednesday's airstrikes were in self-defense after al-Shabab fighters attacked forces with the Somali military and the African Union peacekeeping mission. The statement says U.S. personnel 114

December 20, 2018 7:55 AM Turkey says Syrian Kurdish militants will be buried in ditches: Anadolu

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey said Kurdish militants east of the Euphrates in Syria “will be buried in their ditches when the time comes”, after President Donald Trump began what will be a total withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria. Trump’s decision to pull out completely was confirmed by U.S. officials and is expected in the coming months. The move stunned 120

December 20, 2018 3:29 AM Liberal Rep. Barbara Lee in rare agreement with Trump over Syria troop withdrawal

Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., was in rare agreement with President Trump on Wednesday after he announced his decision to pull U.S. troops from Syria. Lee, who recently lost her bid for House Speaker to fellow Rep. Nancy Pelosi, also a California Democrat, told Fox News that she's "long called for a troop withdrawal on Syria" because Congress "has not authorized" 212

December 20, 2018 1:17 AM Tottenham confirm Son Heung-Min will go to Asian Cup after Man United game

Spurs struck a deal with Korea at the start of the season whereby they agreed that Son could play in the Asian Games, which is not on FIFA's official calendar, in August as long as he missed their international friendlies in November and the first two group matches at the Asian Cup in United Arab Emirates against Philippines and Kyrgyzstan. South Korea 114

December 19, 2018 4:00 PM Montenegro unveils monument of ex-Yugoslav communist leader Tito

PODGORICA, Montenegro (Reuters) - In a nostalgic homage to a now-defunct nation, a bronze statue of former Yugoslav leader Josip Broz Tito was unveiled on Wednesday in Montenegro’s capital Podgorica. Tito, who led former communist Yugoslavia from the end of World War Two until death in 1980, was criticized as a totalitarian dictator by some at home and abroad 45

December 19, 2018 12:40 AM Arizona man gets 12 years in prison for helping student join ISIS in Syria

In this undated photo provided by the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Samy el-Goarany poses for a photo with a weapon and the ISIS flag. (U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern Distirct of New York via AP) (U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York via AP) NEW YORK – An Arizona man convicted of helping 106

December 18, 2018 9:52 PM Brazil's Bolsonaro says he will target Venezuela, Cuba

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil’s far-right President-elect Jair Bolsonaro said on Tuesday that he would take all action “within the rule of law and democracy” to oppose the governments of Venezuela and Cuba. Bolsonaro, who takes power Jan. 1, is a fervent anti-communist who has praised his country’s 1964-1985 military regime. He frequently targets Venezuela 87

December 17, 2018 9:14 PM Trump expected to sign order creating US Space Command in coming days: officials

President Donald Trump is expected to sign an executive order calling for the creation of a U.S. Space Command in the coming days, U.S. officials told Fox News on Monday. The move falls short of creating a new branch of the U.S. military, a “Space Force,” but officials say that could be the next step. Officials tell Fox to expect Vice President Pence 132