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American Missionary Among At Least 23 Killed in al Qaeda-Linked Burkina Faso Attack

An American missionary was among nearly two dozen victims killed by Al Qaeda-linked militants in an attack on a luxury hotel in the capital of Burkina Faso.<p>At least 28 people were killed and 126 others were held hostage for hours by at least four militants in Ouagadougou, officials said.<p>The …

Terrorism

Burkina Faso hotel siege: 'Like a scene out of a movie'

<b>Security forces have ended a siege by Islamist militants of the Splendid Hotel in Burkina Faso's capital Ouagadougou.</b><p><b>Edward Bunker, an American health worker for an NGO, was staying at the hotel. He spent the night hunkered down in his room and was rescued in the early hours of Saturday morning:</b><p>"At …

Africa

The Latest: Work proceeds to get freed Americans out of Iran

VIENNA (AP) — The latest developments as Iran and world powers implement a landmark deal reached last year to curb Iran's nuclear activities in …

Asia

My Modern Met's Featured on Flipboard!

Good morning! To start off the week, I'd love to share a good piece of news with you. Our website, My Modern Met, was just featured on the Flipboard iPad app as a pick of the week! What a thrill and an honor. As you may recall, we wrote about Flipboard when it first launched, intrigued by an app …

Apps

Photographer Captures Perfectly Symmetrical Kingfisher Dive After 6 Years and 720,000 Pictures

Capturing the “perfect shot” is sometimes years in the making—just ask Scottish photographer Alan McFadyen. He devoted about 4,200 hours and 720,000 exposures in order to photograph a kingfisher making a precisely symmetrical dive into its reflection on a lake.<p>McFadyen has admired the small, …