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  • Suspect in Kenya mall attack said to be a Somali-born Norwegian

    Suspect in Kenya mall attack said to be a Somali-born Norwegian
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Kenyan and Norwegian authorities are investigating the possible involvement of a 23-year-old Somali-born Norwegian in a devastating attack last month on a shopping mall in Kenya, officials said Friday. The Somali terror...
  • Pictures in the News | October 9, 2013

     
    Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in Washington with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) arriving at the U.S. Capitol as a government shutdown enters its ninth day amid continued congressional gridlock over the federal budget and debt. Los...
  • Kenya deputy president denies guilt before international court

    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa--Kenya's deputy president, William Ruto, pleaded not guilty Tuesday to crimes against humanity at the International Criminal Court in The Hague, in a case that figuratively puts the prosecution and the court itself on trial amid...
  • Clive Thompson's 'Smarter Than You Think' a digital love letter

    Clive Thompson's 'Smarter Than You Think' a digital love letter
    "Smarter Than You Think," the first book by technology journalist Clive Thompson, is an admiring letter to the digital tools that increasingly chronicle and guide our daily lives. Thompson, a contributor to Wired and the New York Times Magazine, has taken...
  • First witness testifies in Hague trial of Kenya's deputy president

    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — An anonymous Kenyan woman made history Tuesday as the first witness to testify against a sitting government leader at the International Criminal Court in the Hague. The woman, known simply as Witness 536, testified for...
  • Russia says no proof Syria's government carried out chemical attack

    MOSCOW -- Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Tuesday that a report by United Nations weapons inspectors provided no proof that Syrian President Bashar Assad’s forces were responsible for a chemical attack last month. Lavrov’s...
  • Brazil postpones state visit to U.S. over Snowden spying leaks

    Brazil postpones state visit to U.S. over Snowden spying leaks
    WASHINGTON -- A state visit to the U.S. by the president of Brazil was put on hold Tuesday in the latest diplomatic fallout from leaks by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden about U.S. spying tactics. Documents leaked by Snowden...
  • The Week in Pictures | Oct. 7-13, 2013

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. The shutdown of the U.S. government topped the news this week, as White House negotiators continued to wrangle with House Republican negotiators and separate discussions with GOP senators appeared...
  • Kenya mall attack: Death toll hits 39; reports of Americans injured

    Kenya mall attack: Death toll hits 39; reports of Americans injured
    This post has been corrected. See bottom for details. JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- At least 39 people were killed and 150 injured Saturday when masked gunmen stormed an upscale shopping mall in Nairobi, the Kenyan capital, shooting people and taking...
  • Upscale Kenyan mall becomes terrifying battle zone in deadly attack

    Upscale Kenyan mall becomes terrifying battle zone in deadly attack
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — Cafes were humming with a weekend lunch crowd. Visitors were anticipating a competition for child chefs. Suddenly, Nairobi's Westgate Mall erupted in gunfire and explosions, sending people scurrying for safety,...
  • 'Major engagement' reported with militants at Kenya shopping mall

    NAIROBI, Kenya -- Kenya’s security forces were reported to be closing in on Al-Qaeda-linked gunmen holding hostages in an upscale shopping mall late Sunday, as a major explosion rocked the building around nightfall. Earlier Sunday, Israeli...
  • Many hostages said to be rescued in Kenya shopping mall attack

    Many hostages said to be rescued in Kenya shopping mall attack
    NAIROBI -- Kenyan security forces have rescued most of the hostages held by militants in a Nairobi shopping mall after a terror attack, a military official said late Sunday. The Kenyan military spokesman said on Twitter that by 11 p.m., "Most of the...