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Kenya Red Cross personnel helps a woman reacting after learning of a family member killed during a recent terrorist attack Wednesday, Jan. 16 2019, at the Chiromo Mortuary, Nairobi, Kenya. An upscale hotel complex in Kenya's capital came under attack on Tuesday, with a blast and heavy gunfire. The al-Shabab extremist group based in neighboring Somalia claimed responsibility and said its members were still fighting inside (AP Photo/Brian Inganga)
January 16, 2019 - 8:43 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya's security forces have killed the Islamic extremist gunmen whose assault on a luxury hotel and shopping complex took 14 "innocent lives," the country's president said Wednesday. "All the terrorists have been eliminated," President Uhuru Kenyatta said in announcing an end...
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January 16, 2019 - 8:28 am
MADRID (AP) — Spanish government figures show the country received a national record of 82.6 million foreign tourists last year. Industry, Trade and Tourism Minister Reyes Maroto said Wednesday the figures show Spain remains competitive as it battles to overtake France, the world's top destination...
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Evan Mawarire, an activist and pastor who helped mobilize people to protest against the hike in fuel prices, is arrested at his residence in Harare, Zimbabwe, Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019. Mawarire was arrested Wednesday for allegedly inciting violence in the protests against the government's increase in fuel prices. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
January 16, 2019 - 8:23 am
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe police armed with AK-47 rifles arrested Evan Mawarire, an activist and pastor, from his home in the capital on Wednesday as a crackdown grew over protests against dramatic fuel price hikes in the economically shattered country. As some hungry Harare residents...
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Kenya Red Cross personnel helps a woman reacting after learning of a family member killed during a recent terrorist attack Wednesday, Jan. 16 2019, at the Chiromo Mortuary, Nairobi, Kenya. An upscale hotel complex in Kenya's capital came under attack on Tuesday, with a blast and heavy gunfire. The al-Shabab extremist group based in neighboring Somalia claimed responsibility and said its members were still fighting inside (AP Photo/Brian Inganga)
January 16, 2019 - 8:14 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya's security forces have killed the Islamic extremist gunmen whose assault on a luxury hotel and shopping complex took 14 "innocent lives," the country's president said Wednesday. "All the terrorists have been eliminated," President Uhuru Kenyatta said in announcing an end...
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Women react after learning of a family member killed during a recent terrorist attack Wednesday, Jan. 16 2019, at the Chiromo Mortuary, Nairobi, Kenya. An upscale hotel complex in Kenya's capital came under attack on Tuesday, with a blast and heavy gunfire. The al-Shabab extremist group based in neighboring Somalia claimed responsibility and said its members were still fighting inside (AP Photo/Brian Inganga)
January 16, 2019 - 7:42 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The Latest on the extremist attack on a hotel complex in Nairobi, Kenya (all times local): 3:45 p.m. One hospital in Kenya's capital says it has seen mostly gunshot wounds among the casualties from Tuesday's attack on a Nairobi hotel complex. Dr. Vishal Patel, medical director...
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Kenya Red Cross personnel helps a woman reacting after learning of a family member killed during a recent terrorist attack Wednesday, Jan. 16 2019, at the Chiromo Mortuary, Nairobi, Kenya. An upscale hotel complex in Kenya's capital came under attack on Tuesday, with a blast and heavy gunfire. The al-Shabab extremist group based in neighboring Somalia claimed responsibility and said its members were still fighting inside (AP Photo/Brian Inganga)
January 16, 2019 - 7:28 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya's security forces have killed the Islamic extremist gunmen whose assault on a luxury hotel and shopping complex took 14 "innocent lives," the country's president said Wednesday. "All the terrorists have been eliminated," President Uhuru Kenyatta said in announcing an end...
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Kenya Red Cross personnel helps a woman reacting after learning of a family member killed during a recent terrorist attack Wednesday, Jan. 16 2019, at the Chiromo Mortuary, Nairobi, Kenya. An upscale hotel complex in Kenya's capital came under attack on Tuesday, with a blast and heavy gunfire. The al-Shabab extremist group based in neighboring Somalia claimed responsibility and said its members were still fighting inside (AP Photo/Brian Inganga)
January 16, 2019 - 7:24 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The Latest on the extremist attack on a hotel complex in Nairobi, Kenya (all times local): 3:25 p.m. San Francisco-based company I-DEV International confirms that American Jason Spindler was killed in the extremist attack in Kenya's capital. Spindler was the co-founder and...
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January 16, 2019 - 6:55 am
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Dozens of protesters crowded outside a federal courthouse in Puerto Rico on Wednesday as a judge prepared to hear a major debt restructuring case that critics say will only further indebt the U.S. territory if approved. The hearing involves more than $17 billion worth...
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Kenya Red Cross personnel helps a woman reacting after learning of a family member killed during a recent terrorist attack Wednesday, Jan. 16 2019, at the Chiromo Mortuary, Nairobi, Kenya. An upscale hotel complex in Kenya's capital came under attack on Tuesday, with a blast and heavy gunfire. The al-Shabab extremist group based in neighboring Somalia claimed responsibility and said its members were still fighting inside (AP Photo/Brian Inganga)
January 16, 2019 - 6:42 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The Latest on the extremist attack on a hotel complex in Nairobi, Kenya (all times local): 2:40 p.m. The London-based company Adam Smith International says two employees were shot to death in a cafe during the hotel attack in Kenya's capital. A statement says Abdalla Dahir and...
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January 16, 2019 - 6:28 am
BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors have filed terrorism charges against a German woman arrested after allegedly spending several years in a part of Syria controlled by the Islamic State group. Federal prosecutors said Wednesday that 32-year-old Sabine Ulrike Sch., whose full name wasn't disclosed in...
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