Car bomb in Somalia’s capital kills at least 7

MOGADISHU, Somalia MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A Somali police official says a car bomb has killed at least seven people and wounded 10 others at a popular cafe in the capital. Mohammed Hussein, a senior police official, said Sunday the blast struck the Aroma cafe in...

How 2 French girls were lured to jihad online

LEZIGNAN-CORBIERES, France (AP) — On the day she left for Syria, Sahra strode along the train platform with two bulky schoolbags slung over her shoulder. In a grainy image caught on security camera, the French teen tucks her hair into a headscarf. Just two months earlier...
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Islamic State group shells Syrian border crossing

Smoke rises following an airstrike by US-led coalition aircraft in Kobani, Syria, during fighting between Syrian Kurds and the militants of Islamic State group, Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014. Kobani, also known as Ayn Arab, and its surrounding areas, has been under assault by extremists...
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Archeologists revisit rich Roman wreck off Greece

In this undated photo provided by Argo via the Greek Culture Ministry on Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014, a diver with a metal detector holds a copper ship’s fitting next to a vase at the site of the Antikythera wreck off the island of Antikythera in southern Greece. The ministry...
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Gay rights groups hail new Catholic tone

Pope Francis talks with New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan as he arrives for an afternoon session of a two-week synod on family issues at the Vatican, Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia) Pope Francis talks with New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan as he arrives for an...
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Cuban migration surges over land and by sea

FILE – In this Jan. 14, 2013 file photo, people wait to enter the U.S. Interests Section to apply for U.S. visas as a new law ending the island’s exit visa requirement took effect in Havana, Cuba. Those flying to Latin America or straight to the United States...
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US-led coalition ramps up strikes on Syrian town

Turkish soldiers on a tank hold their position on a hilltop on the outskirts of Suruc, at the Turkey-Syria border, overlooking Kobani, Syria, during fighting between Syrian Kurds and the militants of Islamic State group, Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014. The fighting over Kobani has...
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US military planes arrive at epicenter of Ebola

U.S marines disembark upon their arrival at the Roberts International airport in Monrovia, Liberia, Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014. Six U.S. military planes arrived Thursday at the epicenter of the Ebola crisis, carrying more aid and American Marines into Liberia, the country hardest hit...
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US military planes arrive at epicenter of Ebola

U.S marines disembark upon their arrival at the Roberts International airport in Monrovia, Liberia, Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014. Six U.S. military planes arrived Thursday at the epicenter of the Ebola crisis, carrying more aid and American Marines into Liberia, the country hardest hit...