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Auto bomb kills five soldiers outside presidential palace

Auto bomb kills five soldiers outside presidential palace

This attack comes just one week after al-Shabaab militants attacked a restaurant in the capital, killing 10 people. The SYL and another hospitality facility, both located near the Presidential Palace, were partially destroyed by the blast, Major Mohamed Ali , a police officer, told Reuters.


PA Gas Prices Have Risen 2.2 Cents in Past Week

PA Gas Prices Have Risen 2.2 Cents in Past Week

Drivers woke up Monday to find prices at the $2 mark for the first time since early July. GasBuddy senior petroleum analyst Patrick DeHann said prices could move higher in Kansas and across the country this week because of tropical disturbances, but should ease by mid-September as refiners begin to distribute cheaper, winter gas.



Canada Prime Minister Trudeau Embarks on Key China Visit

Trudeau says he wants to be able to discuss access to the growing middle-class market for Canadian goods and services in China, all the while pushing its leadership to do better on human rights, democracy and governance. Officials say they also need to take into account Canadians' hesitation about closer links with China. But as Trudeau tries to create a fresh tone with China, he will have to navigate several ongoing irritants.


Canada Post, union continue to talk as midnight deadline looms

Canada Post, union continue to talk as midnight deadline looms

Both eBay and Etsy have said they will protect sellers in the event of a mail disruption in Canada. The previous Conservative government of Stephen Harper had legislated in 2011 to end the labor dispute at Canada Post, justifying its intervention by the damage to the Canadian economy.



Can Clinton save 'Obamacare' from its mounting problems?

And 38% of enrollees may only have two insurers in their exchanges. In February 2013, the Congressional Budget Office predicted that 24 million people would buy health coverage through the federally and state-operated online exchanges by this year.



Yellen says Fed rate hike odds have 'strengthened'

If employment in the USA continues to show improvement, the rate hike could happen as early as next month, say economists. When Janet Yellen steps to the microphone Friday morning at an annual central bank forum in Jackson Hole, Wyoming , investors will be listening for one thing above all: any hint of the Federal Reserve chair's expected timetable for the next interest rate increase.