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Pentagon: Al-Shabab leader was target of airstrike
WASHINGTON (AP) — The leader of the Somalia-based al-Shabab extremist group was the target of U.S. military airstrikes that struck an encampment and a vehicle there on Monday night, a Pentagon spokesman said Tuesday.
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 14:51:34 -0400
Irish tax haul jumps, signals kinder 2015 budget
DUBLIN (AP) — Ireland's tax collections are beating targets and have put the country on course to achieve normal deficit levels after six years of austerity, the government announced Tuesday.
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 14:50:24 -0400
Peng beats Bencic to reach US Open semis
NEW YORK (AP) — Unseeded Peng Shuai of China beat 17-year-old Belinda Bencic 6-2, 6-1 in the U.S. Open on Tuesday to reach her first semifinal in 37 Grand Slam tournaments.
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 14:48:16 -0400
Islamic fighters besiege Nigerian city: Senator
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Thousands of Nigerians are fleeing a northeastern city amid conflicting reports that it has been seized by Boko Haram Islamic extremists, a federal senator said Tuesday.
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 14:48:06 -0400
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