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Boko Haram Trades Terrorist Tactics With Somalia's Al Shabaab

Boko Haram is trading tips with other terrorist groups as it plows on with a bloody campaign to carve out an Islamic state and deepens a crisis threatening to engulf central Africa in religious violence.<p>Emboldened by Nigeria’s failure to stamp out its al Qaeda-inspired insurgency, the militant …

Technocrat Mohammed Dionne named Senegal's prime minister: state tv | Reuters

DAKAR (Reuters) - Senegal’s President Macky Sall on Sunday appointed Mohammed Dionne as prime minister, state television RTS reported, following the sacking last week of Aminata Toure after she failed to win a seat in a June 29 local election.<p>Dionne, 55, who had previous stints at the Central Bank …

Fresh Al-Shabaab raids near Kenya's coast kill 29 as foreign tourist shot dead

Somali-based Islamists say they carried out deadly new attacks weeks after 73 died close to Lamu island<p>Al-Shabaab gunmen killed 29 people in twin raids near Kenya's coast on Saturday, as a foreign tourist was shot dead further south, highlighting the region's growing insecurity.<p>Groups armed with …

Priebus: Immigration reform not dead

Don’t count Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus among those who believe comprehensive immigration reform is dead this Congress.<p>Despite exasperation among reform advocates that the House has refused to vote on any major immigration bill — particularly the Senate-passed legislation …

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After the Higgs hype, Cern still has as much purpose and passion as ever

As the tram trundles through the suburbs of Geneva, a huge lit-up globe by the side of the road lets me know I have arrived at Cern (the European Organisation for Nuclear Research). This is the mecca of particle physics. Most of it looks like a fairly undistinguished campus. "The money has not been …

The Navy's Most Advanced Carrier Ever Launches This Weekend, And We Got Photos Of Its Construction

The construction of the Ford took place at Newport News Shipbuilding, Virgina.<p>Along with its groundbreaking architecture and network systems, the carrier is the first ever to use electromagnetic force— the same as in modern roller coasters — to launch jets into flight.<p>The numbers behind the USS …

End Times for Obama? Why This Crisis Will Also Pass

The Obamacare website situation is bad—but it’s not a make-or-break moment for this presidency. It’s just another round of the media’s trumped-up …

Typhoon Haiyan: Hundreds feared dead in Philippines

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1026000/1026800_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524694354_81125631213b6dfe985f85d62c1a1135<p><b>Hundreds of people are feared dead in the Philippines after Typhoon Haiyan swept through on Friday.</b><p>Among the worst hit areas were the eastern island …

Iran nuclear talks: We must 'seize moment', says Hague

<b>UK Foreign Secretary William Hague urged negotiators to "seize the moment", on a third, unscheduled day of talks on Iran's nuclear programme.</b><p>Mr Hague hailed "good progress" in Geneva but said there was uncertainty about whether a deal could be reached.<p>An Iranian official said if a deal was not …