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Somalis carry away a man injured after a car bomb was detonated in Mogadishu, Somalia Saturday, Oct 28, 2017.  A suicide car bomb exploded outside a popular hotel in Somalia’s capital on Saturday, killing at least 10 people and wounding more than 11, while gunfire could be heard inside, police said. A second blast was heard in the area minutes later. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh) AAS104Associated Press

23 dead, more than 30 wounded in Mogadishu hotel attack

MOGADISHU, Somalia — A suicide truck bomb exploded outside a popular hotel in Somalia's capital on Saturday, killing at least 23 people and wounding more than 30, and gunfire continued as security forces pursued other attackers inside the building, police said. Two more blasts were heard, one when an attacker deton …


Catalonia's ousted leader calls for peaceful defiance of Spain


Little-known aide helps shape Trump's tax plan


  1. Text messages in hand, Republicans plan to accuse Justice Department of bias


    WASHINGTON — The release Tuesday night of FBI officials' text messages describing the possibility of a victory by Donald Trump as "terrifying" and saying that Hillary Clinton "just has to win" is fueling a Republican campaign to attack the impartiality of the Justice Department and its special counsel, Robert S. …

  2. 5 things to know about Alabama's new U.S. senator, Doug Jones


    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Doug Jones, a Democrat who once prosecuted two Ku Klux Klansmen in a deadly church bombing and has now broken the Republican lock grip on Alabama, is the state's new U.S. senator.

    Here are some facts about Jones:


  3. In texts, FBI officials in Russia inquiry said Clinton 'just has to win'


    WASHINGTON — Senior FBI officials who helped investigate Donald Trump's presidential campaign last year wrote in text messages that Hillary Clinton "just has to win" and described a potential Trump victory as "terrifying," according to texts released Tuesday night.

  4. Democrats jubilant, and newly confident about 2018, as Alabama delivers win on Trump's turf


    The Democrats' seismic victory Tuesday in the unlikely political battleground of Alabama brought jubilation — and a sudden a rush of confidence — to a party that has been struggling to gain its footing since Donald Trump won the presidency 13 months ago.

  5. Sessions: terror attacks show immigration a security issue


    BALTIMORE — A botched suicide mission on the New York City subway system showed in the "starkest terms" that the failures of the U.S. immigration system are a national security issue, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Tuesday during a stop in Baltimore with the new Homeland Security chief.