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Monday, September 1, 2014

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U.S. Launches Operation Against Islamist Rebels in Somalia

11 minutes ago - MSNBC Top Stories
No details were available about the U.S. operation, which came a day after al-Shabaab attacked government facilities in the capital, Mogadishu

Detained Americans in North Korea seek U.S. help

18 minutes ago - Reuters
SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Three American citizens detained in North Korea appealed to the U.S government on Monday for help returning home, speaking in rare interviews with U.S. media that were set up by the North Korean government and may signal an attempt by Pyongyang to reopen a long-stalled dialogue

Fiji says Syrian rebels issue demands for captives

39 minutes ago - Yahoo News
SUVA, Fiji (AP) — Fiji's military commander says Syrian rebels have issued three demands for the release of 45 Fijian peacekeepers they've held captive for five days

Heroin Addict Beginning to See a Life 'Without Drugs'

1 hour 56 minutes ago - MSNBC Top Stories
After two heroin overdoses and five relapses, Dan Gordenstein says he's ready to show his mother he is sorry by "getting better."

Cuba gets tough with tourists bringing in goods

51 minutes ago - Fox News
by foxnewsonline@foxnews.com (Fox News Online)

Acid victims' photo shoot draws attention in India

56 minutes ago - Yahoo News
NEW DELHI (AP) — A fashion photo shoot featuring five victims of acid attacks is drawing wide attention in India. While the country keeps no official statistics on acid attacks, there are regular reports in the media of attackers targeting victims to disfigure or blind them, often because of spurned sexual advances

U.S. forces carry out operation against al-Shabaab in Somalia

55 minutes ago - Yahoo News
Department of Defense spokesman said. "We are assessing the results of the operation and will provide additional information as and when appropriate," Pentagon spokesman Rear Admiral John Kirby said in a statement. Al Shabaab is an Islamist group affiliated with al Qaeda that wants to impose its own strict version of Islam in Somalia. It ruled most...

Mexico investigates huge fish kill in lagoon

53 minutes ago - Yahoo News
Fishermen used shovels, wheel-carts and trucks in western Mexico to pull tons of dead fish out of a lagoon that has been the scene of four fish kills this year. Authorities are investigating whether negligence at wastewater treatment plants was to blame after millions of fresh water fish locally known as "popocha" began to float up in the Cajititla...

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

47 minutes ago - Yahoo News
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:

What is Al-Shabaab?

1 hour 16 minutes ago - CNN Top Stories
Al-Shabaab, an al Qaeda-linked militant group based in Somalia, claimed responsibility for the deadly attack at Kenyan mall on Saturday. Here is a Q and A that looks at this group:

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