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Blast in Somalia Kills Dozens

An unusually large bomb exploded at the center of a busy market in Mogadishu, Somalia, on Sunday, killing at least 30 people and injuring others.

- New York Times - US

Samantha Cameron speaks about losing her 6-year-old son

Samantha Cameron, the wife of former British Prime Minister David Cameron, has spoken about losing their son Ivan shortly before his seventh ...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

US embassy in Kiev critical of Moscow order on Ukrainian documentation

The United States embassy in Kiev voiced concern on Sunday over Russia's decision to recognize civil registration documents issued in separatist-held ...

- The Raw Story - US

Aide says senators want materials saved for Russia probe

WASHINGTON " The Senate Intelligence Committee has sent formal requests to more than a dozen organizations, agencies and individuals, asking them to ...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Russia Stirs Friction in Balkans, as NATO Keeps an Uneasy Peace

Russia is again stirring tensions in the volatile Balkans, at a moment when NATO and the European Union are distracted with other crises.

- New York Times - US

Malaysia hunts for North Korea murder suspects

Authorities say Interpol aiding search for North Koreans who flew out of Malaysia on same day Kim Jong-nam was killed.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Trump holds interviews for security adviser to replace Flynn

The president will choose between four candidates to replace his sacked national security adviser.

- BBC - UK

News24.com | NSFAS to fund over 400 000 students for 2017

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme has approved over 400 000 applications for funding for the 2017 academic year.

- News24.com - ZA

News24.com | Nkoana-Mashabane China visit a success'

International Relations Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane has declared her weekend visit to China a success'.

- News24.com - ZA

5 arrested in Kiev clash between nationalists, police

MINSK, Belarus " Five people have been detained and one policeman injured in a clash between Ukrainian nationalist demonstrators and police outside ...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Sport24.co.za | Kekana: The star intimidated TP Mazembe

Mamelodi Sundowns star midfielder Hlompho Kekana believes the club's success in winning the CAF Champions League intimidated TP Mazembe.

- News24.com - ZA

Florida middle schooler threw block at Trump motorcade, sheriff says

A Florida middle school student may face criminal charges after confessing to throwing a wooden block at a vehicle in U.S. President Donald Trump's ...

- The Raw Story - US

Iraq launches assault on IS-held west Mosul

Iraqi forces have launched an offensive on jihadists defending Mosul's west bank, in what could be the most brutal fighting yet in a four-month-old ...

- USA TODAY - US

Terrorists who shot at Israeli motorists arrested

Terrorists who carried out multiple shooting attacks on Israeli vehicles in Binyamin arrested.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

This Louisiana charter school is working miracles for dyslexic kids — but it may shut down

This segment originally aired Feb. 7, 2016, on VICE News Tonight on HBO. Betsey De Vos's confirmation as Secretary of Education comes with the ...

- VICE News - US

High explosive, damp squibs: the history of bombing raids

Governing from the Skies by Thomas Hippler examines the changing role of aerial bombing. Bombing from the air is about a hundred years old. As a ...

- New Statesman - UK

U.S. deploys carrier to contentious South China Sea

U.S. sends aircraft carrier despite Beijing’s warnings not to challenge its sovereignty in the resource-rich sea.         

- USA TODAY - US

Over 1,500 lone IDF soldiers gather for personal errands day

Over 40 representatives from various government departments, NGOs, agencies assist lone soldiers with all bureaucratic requirements.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

German migration office to check asylum seekers' phones in identity crackdown

Under a proposed law, Germany's Federal Office for Migration and Refugees would be allowed to examine refugees' mobiles to establish their identity. ...

- Deutsche Welle - DE

'Investigate Arab MK who called for sedition'

Im Tirtzu calls on Attorney General to investigate Arab MK for sedition and incitement for calling on PA to act against Israel and US.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

Italy's right-wing opposition to foreigners now extends to trees

Newly planted palm trees in the shadow of the Milan Cathedral were set alight shortly after nationalist protests. The controversy has spread to ...

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Car bomb at Mogadishu marketplace kills at least 20

The explosion was the first major attack since Somalia's new president was elected on Feb. 8

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Battle for Mosul Resumes After Weekslong Pause

Iraqi security forces launched a ground offensive to retake the western side of Mosul from Islamic State, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said, ...

- Wall Street Journal - US

Fragmented visions of Middle East prevail on the last day of the Munich Security Conference

Heading home after the Munich Security Conference, political leaders leave behind diverging ideas of how to reduce conflict in the Middle East. With ...

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Trump steps up search for national security adviser, focuses on health care

President Donald Trump on Sunday was stepping up his search for a national security adviser, with several interviews on tap, and focusing on health ...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Netanyahu held secret meeting with US, Arab leaders

Israeli media reported that PM Netanyahu met in secret with Jordan to discuss a US-brokered peace plan. The Israeli leader rejected the deal, saying ...

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Trump's defense chief says has no problems with media

ABU DHABI - U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Sunday distanced himself from President Donald Trump's assessment of the media as "the enemy of the ...

- Reuters - US

Social media mocks Trump for making up Sweden attack

Confusion and mockery abound as US president refers to Sweden attack that never happened to justify Muslim ban.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Iraqi forces launch assault on west Mosul to take back control from Islamic State group

Iraq government forces launched an offensive Sunday to recapture the western part of the city of Mosul, the last stronghold for Islamic State ...

- VICE News - US

Police: Man in photos now 'main suspect' in 2 Indiana girls' deaths

A man photographed walking along a northern Indiana trail system around the time two teenage girls later found slain were dropped off by a relative is ...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Sweden asks the U.S. to explain Trump comment

STOCKHOLM - The Swedish embassy in Washington has asked the U.S. State Department for an explanation of a comment made by President Donald Trump that ...

- Reuters - US

First They Killed My Father Author Describes Working With Angelina Jolie's Kids on Film Set

Pax is a talented photographer and Mad is so kind and generous"

- TIME Magazine - US

Utah teen allegedly abducted by sex traffickers in Las Vegas is found

A 17-year-old Utah girl missing for more than a month and believed to have been kidnapped into sex slavery has been found and returned home. A day ...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Car bomb kills 30 in Somalia

At least 30 people were killed in a car-bomb blast at a market Sunday in Mogadishu, Capt. Abdirisak Mohamed, a senior Somali police officer, told CNN.

- CNN Top Stories - US

Watch: Mass brawl breaks out in Ramat Gan park

Police called to Ramat Gan park after gangland fight turns into mass brawl involving dozens.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

New Homeland Security guidelines aggressively crack down on illegal immigration

Under the new guidelines, outlined in a pair of memos, the agency plans to hire thousands of additional enforcement agents, expand the pool of ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Angelina Jolie on Cambodia, politics and a 'difficult year'

The actress spoke to the BBC ahead of the release of her new film, First They Killed My Father.

- BBC - UK

Trump administration drafts plan to raise asylum bar, speed deportations

The Department of Homeland Security has prepared new guidance for immigration agents aimed at speeding up deportations by denying asylum claims ...

- The Raw Story - US

Iran accused of undermining Middle East security

Zarif backs dialogue with 'brothers in Islam' but Saudi counterpart Jubeir urges 'red lines' to halt Iran's actions.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Republican senators consider sanctions against Iran for missile development

U.S. Republican senators plan to introduce legislation to impose further sanction on Iran, accusing it of violating U.N. Security Council resolutions ...

- The Raw Story - US

Suicide bomb in market in Somalia capital kills 39

MOGADISHU - A car bomb ripped through a market in Mogadishu on Sunday, killing 39 people and injuring around 50, a local official said, days after ...

- Reuters - US

Plaintiff in landmark Roe v. Wade case dead

Norma McCorvey later became an opponent of abortion

- The Hindu - IN

Kasich says phasing out Obamacare "makes no sense"

MUNICH " Ohio Gov. John Kasich says he supports repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act but thinks a plan floated by Congressional Republicans ...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

At least 39 dead in Somalia market bombing

A car bomb ripped through a market in Mogadishu on Sunday, killing 39 people and injuring around 50, a local official said, days after Somalia elected ...

- Stuff - NZ

Putin critic leaves hospital after 'poisoning'

A critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin, who was hospitalized this month after suspected poisoning, has left the country to seek further ...

- CNN Top Stories - US

Trump may upend nonprofits with vow to 'destroy' limits

This article originally appeared on The Conversation. President Donald Trump recently pledged to destroy' the Johnson Amendment, a 63-year-old law ...

- The Raw Story - US

'To Kill A Mockingbird' author Harper Lee remembered one year later

Renowned author Harper Lee died last year at the age of 89, but her work has kept her voice alive. The reclusive writer is remembered for “To ...

- The Raw Story - US

Explosion near Bogota bullring kills one, injures at least 30  

An explosion near Bogota's bullring killed one and injured at least 30 people, most of them police officers as they prepared for anti-bullfighting ...

- GMA News - PH

Trump's 'Sweden' terror remark leaves the internet laughing

Swedes were left scratching their heads over what happened #LastNightInSweden after US President Trump invented a terror attack in their nation. Now, ...

- Deutsche Welle - DE