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US attacks al-Shabab in Somalia

Tuesday, 02 September 2014 00:01
2 September 2014Last updated at 05:01 Share this pageDeliciousDiggFacebookredditStumbleUponTwitterEmailPrint Al-Shabab, which wants an Islamic state in Somalia, has been on the defensive in recent months after being driven out of Mogadishu in 2011 Continue reading the main story Somalia: Failed State‘Mosquito militants’Al-Shabab profileWho are al-Shabab? WatchWhat drives al-Shabab? The US has carried out a military operation against al-Shabab militants in Somalia, officials say. The Pentagon is assessing the results of Monday's operation before releasing details,…
New York City's West Indian Day Parade marred by deadly shooting before festivities
Monday, 01 September 2014 23:00
September 1, 2014: A dancer performs for spectators during the West Indian Day Parade in the Brooklyn borough of New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan) NEW YORK – Colorful floats, elaborate costumes, politicians and merrymakers filled Brooklyn's streets Monday for the annual West Indian Day Parade, a massive Caribbean celebration that was marred by a fatal shooting nearby before the official festivities got underway. The annual parade -- which draws about 1 million people -- features…
US military carries out operation against al-Shabaab in Somalia
Monday, 01 September 2014 23:00
Members of al Shabaab, al Qaeda-linked insurgents, ride in their pick-up trucks after distributing relief to famine-stricken people outside Mogadishu, Somalia, Sept. 3.Reuters The U.S. military on Monday conducted an operation against the Islamic militant group al-Shabaab in Somalia, the Pentagon said. Pentagon Press Secretary John Kirby provided few details about the nature of the operation, the results of which he said were being assessed. ADVERTISEMENT
LABOR PAINS Holiday brings focus to dwindling union ranks
Monday, 01 September 2014 23:00
FILE: Dec. 11, 2012: Union members and supporters march to the Michigan State Capitol to protest against right-to-work legislation, in Lansing, Mich.REUTERS With Labor Day marking the traditional time for Americans to take stock in the successes and failures of the country’s centuries-long labor movement, union membership remains steady -- but only a fraction of what it was during its peak in the 1950s. The number of U.S. wage-earners also belonging to a union in…
Hong Kong police arrest 19 in pro-democracy scuffles
Monday, 01 September 2014 23:00
A pro-democracy activist carrying a flag against China's Communist Party runs across a road outside the hotel where China's National People's Congress (NPC) Standing Committee Deputy General Secretary Li Fei is staying, in Hong Kong September 1, 2014. REUTERS/Tyrone SiuPro-democracy activists clash with the police during a protest outside the hotel where China's National People's Congress (NPC) Standing Committee Deputy General Secretary Li Fei is staying, in Hong Kong September 1, 2014.
Fiji says Syrian rebels want compensation, removal from terror list
Monday, 01 September 2014 23:00
A rebel fighter is seen during a battle with Syrian army soldiers in Syria near the border fence with the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights September 1, 2014. REUTERS/Baz RatnerRebel fighters demonstrate with their fake weapons during a military display as part of a graduating ceremony at a camp in eastern al-Ghouta, near Damascus August 31, 2014.
Coroner says mother, 3 kids among victims of Colorado plane crash
Monday, 01 September 2014 22:00
August 31, 2014: Police and firefighters work on the scene where three people were killed and two others injured after an airplane crashed in a field northwest of the main runway at Erie Municipal Airport while coming in for a landing in Erie, Colo. (AP Photo/The Daily Camera, Cliff Grassmick) ERIE, Colo. – Four of the five people killed in a small-plane crash north of Denver were identified Monday as a woman and her three…
TARGETING EXTREMISTS US conducts operation against al-Shabaab
Monday, 01 September 2014 21:59
Members of al Shabaab, al Qaeda-linked insurgents, ride in their pick-up trucks after distributing relief to famine-stricken people outside Mogadishu, Somalia, Sept. 3.Reuters The U.S. military on Monday conducted an operation against the Islamic militant group al-Shabaab in Somalia, the Pentagon said. Pentagon Press Secretary John Kirby provided few details about the nature of the operation, the results of which he said were being assessed. ADVERTISEMENT
FBI probes 'Cloud' celebrity leaks
Monday, 01 September 2014 20:59
1 September 2014Last updated at 17:35 Share this pageDeliciousDiggFacebookredditStumbleUponTwitterEmailPrint Jennifer Lawrence was one of the celebrities who had images leaked Continue reading the main story Related StoriesNaked photos of celebrities leakedUS celebrity email hacker jailed WatchTrial told of TV star's flirty texts Experts have raised concerns over the security of "cloud" storage sites following the leak of intimate pictures of celebrities. It is understood some of the images were obtained from services such as Apple…
Labor Day brings focus to economy, declining union membership
Monday, 01 September 2014 20:59
FILE: Dec. 11, 2012: Union members and supporters march to the Michigan State Capitol to protest against right-to-work legislation, in Lansing, Mich.REUTERS With Labor Day marking the traditional time for Americans to take stock in the successes and failures of the country’s centuries-long labor movement, union membership remains steady -- but only a fraction of what it was during its peak in the 1950s. The number of U.S. wage-earners also belonging to a union in…

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