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  • Missing Clinton emails likely to raise new questions

    The State Department cannot find in its records all or part of 15 work-related emails from Hillary Rodham Clinton's private server that were released this week by a House panel investigating the 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya, officials said. The...
  • Bomber who ran away feeds fears extremists using captives

    A teenage girl strapped with explosives ran away from a crowded mosque this week, killing only herself and cementing suspicions that Boko Haram is using unwilling captives in its terror campaign in northeast Nigeria. The girl took off after her companion...
  • The Latest: At least 5 Britons killed in Tunisia attack

    The latest news from an attack on a beach resort in Tunisia (all times local): ___ 7.20 p.m British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond says at least five Britons have been killed in the attack on the Tunisian resort of Sousse. Hammond said the British...
  • Dozens killed in attacks in Tunisia, Kuwait and France

     Dozens killed in attacks in Tunisia, Kuwait and France
    A young man pulled a Kalashnikov from a beach umbrella and sprayed gunfire at European sunbathers at a Tunisian resort, killing at least 39 people — one of three deadly attacks Friday from Europe to North Africa to the Middle East that followed a...
  • Burundi envoy says elections will go ahead

    Burundi's U.N. ambassador said Friday that elections will go ahead over the next month, saying 95 percent of the country wants to vote and not remain hostage to a "radical minority" that keeps seeking postponements. Albert Shingiro told a Security...
  • Dozens killed in attacks in Tunisia, Kuwait and France

    SOUSSE, Tunisia — A young man pulled a Kalashnikov from a beach umbrella and sprayed gunfire at European sunbathers at a Tunisian resort, killing at least 37 people — one of three deadly attacks Friday from Europe to North Africa to the Middle...
  • Extremists storm AU base in Somalia, leaving many dead

    Islamic militants from the Al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab group attacked a remote African Union base in Somalia on Friday, causing many casualties, the AU mission and a local official said. In a tweet, the African Union mission confirmed there had been an...
  • At least 37 reported killed in attack on Tunisian beach

    At least 37 reported killed in attack on Tunisian beach
    A gunman disguised as a bather, with an automatic weapon concealed under a beach umbrella he carried, raked a seaside hotel’s shore and pool area with bullets on Friday, killing at least 37 people, many of them European visitors, and injuring dozens...
  • The Latest: US condemns attacks in France, Kuwait, Tunisia

    The latest on the attack in southeastern France (all times local): ___ 8:25 p.m. White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest says "the United States condemns in the strongest terms the terrorist attacks in France, Kuwait and Tunisia today." Attacks...
  • Timeline: Attack at Air Products Factory in France

    Timeline: Attack at Air Products Factory in France
    The latest news on the attack outside an Air Products factory in France (times are local): 8:25 p.m. White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest says "the United States condemns in the strongest terms the terrorist attacks in France, Kuwait and Tunisia...
  • Five years after Manute Bol's death, basketball tournament in South Sudan brings hope

    The most significant basketball tournament of the summer is a world away in central Africa. They played it against a backdrop of gory violence and human rights violations unthinkable to many Americans, and in the name of something so much more important...