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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 …

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Catalonia's ousted leader calls for peaceful defiance of Spain

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Little-known aide helps shape Trump's tax plan

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    Nation

    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.

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    Nation

    A ship captain's unwillingness to listen to his crew's suggestions to change course from the path of a raging hurricane. A weak corporate safety culture that left crewmembers ill-prepared to deal with heavy weather. An old ship with outdated lifeboats, open to the elements.

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    Nation

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  4. 'I want to see you naked': When alcohol flowed, Mario Batali turned abusive, workers say

    Nation

    The theme of the party was Magic, Martinis and Mario, and there was an awful lot of the latter two. It was at Mario Batali's buzzy Los Angeles restaurant Osteria Mozza, the week of the Oscars in March 2010. Vanity Fair publisher Edward Menicheschi was hosting a private dinner for advertisers, and the restaurateur and …

  5. Democrat Doug Jones wins bitter Alabama Senate race

    Nation

    In a stunning victory aided by scandal, Democrat Doug Jones won Alabama's special Senate election on Tuesday, beating back history, an embattled Republican opponent and President Donald Trump, who urgently endorsed GOP rebel Roy Moore despite a litany of sexual misconduct allegations.