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Hours after a federal judge blocked his revised travel ban, President Trump slammed the ruling at a rally in Nashville.

A federal judge in Hawaii issued a nationwide order Wednesday evening blocking Trump’s ban on travel from parts of the Muslim world, dealing a stinging blow to the White House and signaling that Trump will have to account in court for his heated rhetoric about Islam… Continue reading

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Garissa (Kenya) (AFP) – A survivor of Kenya’s university massacre who hid in a wardrobe for two days too terrified to come out was rescued safely Saturday, dehydrated but apparently unharmed, Kenya Red Cross said.
“A survivor has been discovered, she was hiding in a wardrobe,” Kenya Red Cross spokeswoman Arnolda Shiundu told AFP.

“She has been taken to hospital and she’s currently undergoing assessment by doctors.”
The 19-year… Continue reading

Featured Articles Kenyan students are evacuated from Moi University during a terrorist raid by Shebab fighters in Garissa, on April 3, 2015 (AFP Photo/Carl de Souza)

GARISSA, Kenya (AP) — Al-Shabab gunmen rampaged through a university in northeastern Kenya at dawn Thursday, killing 147 people in the group’s deadliest attack in the East African country. Four militants were slain by security forces to end the siege just after dusk.

The masked attackers — strapped with explosives and armed with AK-47s — singled out non-Muslim students at Garissa University College and then gunned them down without… Continue reading

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KATSINA, NIGERIA – MARCH 28: The main opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, Mohammadu Buhari (C) speaks to the press as he arrives for registration at Gidan Niyam Sakin Yara polling station in Daura district of Katsina, Nigeria on March 28, 2015. Security has been beefed up as hundreds of thousands of voters are expected to vote in the Nigerian general elections after they were delayed for over a

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ABUJA (Reuters) – Gunmen killed at least 15 people including an opposition politician near polling stations in northeast Nigeria on Saturday, casting an ominous shadow over the closest electoral contest since the end of military rule in 1999.

The tense race pits President Goodluck Jonathan against former military ruler Muhammadu Buhari for the favor of an electorate divided along a complex mix of ethnic, regional and in… Continue reading

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Abuja (AFP) – Nigeria’s military on Friday announced that troops had retaken the town of Gwoza from Boko Haram, from which the group declared their caliphate last year.

Defence spokesman Chris Olukolade told a news conference in the capital, Abuja, that the recapture came after “concerted and well-coordinated land and air operations”.
“A lot of arms and ammunition have

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