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Somalia: Al-Shabab Commander Killed in Lower Shabelle Region, Minister Says

Somalia: Al-Shabab Commander Killed in Lower Shabelle Region, Minister Says

The statement by Somalia's information minister said Lower Shabelle regional leader Moalin Osman Abdi Badil and three associates were killed Friday in Bariire village west of the capital, Mogadishu . "This operation marks a turning point in our fight for security - security from attacks by Al-Shabaab, and security from the stealing, suffering, and fear that al Shabaab attempt to provoke", Osman said in a statement issued in Mogadishu .


Trump taped phone calls at NYC office before presidency

Trump taped phone calls at NYC office before presidency

His name was floated as a possible replacement for then-FBI Director Robert Mueller in 2013, and he received support from an association of FBI agents before President Barack Obama chose Comey. "That is dangerously close to obstruction of justice". The overall list includes South Carolina Rep. Trey Gowdy and former New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly, according to two White House officials briefed on the matter who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss internal planning.



Sophos shares surge after WannaCry cyber security hack

The Kaspersky Lab estimated up to five percent of computers affected around the world could be located in India, due to the number of computers there using older versions of Microsoft's operating system. The initial attack, known as "WannaCry", paralyzed computers running Britain's hospital network, Germany's national railway and scores of other companies and government agencies around the world.


Mattis tries to assure Turkey over arming Kurds

Mattis tries to assure Turkey over arming Kurds

Redur Khalil, the spokesman for the Kurdish militia known as the People's Protection Units, or YPG, on Thursday called on Turkey to let go of its "unjustified" fears of the group, which is battling Islamic State militants with the help of USA -led airstrikes.



South Korea to send special envoys to five countries

If it had been fired at a normal angle, analysts say, it could have flown much farther - estimates vary between 4,000 and 7,000 kilometers (2,500 and 4,350 miles), the upper number putting Alaska and possibly Hawaii within striking distance.


'Fat cats keep the money', angry voter yells at UK PM May

'Fat cats keep the money', angry voter yells at UK PM May

Cathy set out how she was struggling and angrily corrected May when the prime minister responded: "We've got a lot of plans for people with mental health". "They took it all away from me". Cathy, who said she had mild learning disabilities, lambasted the prime minister for pulling support from people with learning disabilities, mental health problems and "wheelchair users".