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Car bomb blast kills 6 near hotel in Somalia's capital
By MSN News March 13, 2017 @ 8:26amClick here to read more
MOGADISHU, Somalia — A suicide car bomber detonated near a hotel in Somalia's capital Monday morning, killing at least six people and injuring four others, police said.
The bomber detonated near the Weheliye hotel on the busy Maka Almukarramah road, Capt. Mohamed Hussein said. Ambulances rushed to the scene.
U.S. Group Seeks Informal Talks With North Korea as Threat Grows
By MSN News March 13, 2017 @ 8:22amClick here to read more
(Bloomberg) -- A group of former U.S. officials plans to seek its latest round of informal talks with North Korean officials as tensions escalate in the region.
Joseph DeTrani a former U.S. intelligence specialist who helped broker a agreement on North Korea’s nuclear program, said unofficial talks between the two sides usually take place about every six months. He said his group plans to contact the North Korean mission to the United Nations in New York at the end of this month or the beginning of April to arrange the meetings.
DOJ reportedly plans to send fleet of judges to immigration detention centers
By Fox News March 10, 2017 @ 9:40amClick here to read more
The Justice Department is reportedly sending 50 judges to immigration detention centers across the U.S. to hear more cases and cut down on the massive backlog of immigration cases.
Court will be in session from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m., two sources told Reuters.
IS Taking New Strategy in Afghanistan
By MSN News March 10, 2017 @ 9:22amClick here to read more
ISLAMABAD — The attack in Kabul that killed at least 30 people this week, claimed by the Islamic State militants, was different in strategy from the group’s past assaults.
Those, like the one on a Shi'ite Hazara minority group protest in Kabul last year, had been simpler. Large public gatherings are easy targets for a suicide bomber.
IS leader Baghdadi abandons Mosul fight to field commanders, U.S. and Iraqi sources say
By MSN News March 10, 2017 @ 9:15amClick here to read more
U.S. and Iraqi officials believe the leader of Islamic State, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, has left operational commanders behind with diehard followers to fight the battle of Mosul, and is now hiding out in the desert, focusing mainly on his own survival.
It is impossible to confirm the whereabouts of the Islamic State "caliph", who declared himself the ruler of all Muslims from Mosul's Great Mosque after his forces swept through northern Iraq in 2014.