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Islamist militants claim deadly car bomb in Somali capital

The death toll rose to 14 on Saturday from massive bomb blasts outside a Mogadishu hotel and a park that was claimed by Somalia's Shebab Islamists, government and medical sources said.<p>Eighteen people were wounded in Friday's bombings, two of whom succumbed to their injuries on Saturday, Dr Mohamed …

Extremism

Hero Police Chief Stopped Kansas Shooter, Governor Says

The police officer who fatally shot the man who killed three and injured 14 in Kansas, stopping him from shedding more blood, was identified Friday as the chief of police in the town where the gunman was finally stopped.<p>Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback said Friday called Hesston Police Chief Doug …

Domestic Violence

Drug Lord "El Chapo" Guzman willing to face charges in U.S. - if he can negotiate terms

Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo”<p>Guzmanis willing to accept extradition and plead guilty to charges in a United States court if he can negotiate an “unelevated” prison sentence in a medium security prison, his lawyer has told reporters here.<p>In an interview Thursday with Radio Formula of Mexico …

Temporary Syria truce begins

<b>(CNN) —</b> The proposed "cessation of hostilities" in Syria, announced jointly earlier this week by Russia and the United States, went into effect at midnight Friday in Damascus (5 p.m. ET).<p>U.N. Special Envoy Staffan De Mistura said at a press briefing in Geneva that immediate reports indicated …

Middle East

Chris Christie Endorses Donald Trump for President

Joe Raedle—Getty Images<p>Spencer Platt—Getty Images<p>Joshua Lott—Getty Images<p>Aaron P. Bernstein—Getty Images<p>Andrew Harrer—Bloomberg/Getty Images<p>Scott …

Government