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Pentagon: Airstrike Kills Terror Leader in Somalia
Originally Posted: 09/08/2014 - 4:34pm | Type: Blog

The Pentagon on Sept. 5 confirmed that the leader of al-Shabab, an al-Qaida-linked organization in Africa, was killed in a U.S. airstrike in Somalia this week. The leader, Ahmed Abdi Godane, was targeted Sept. 1 in an airstrike that hit a vehicle and ...

Pope Benedict's Trip to Lebanon Still a Go, Despite Violence in Region
Originally Posted: 09/12/2012 - 4:00pm | Type: Blog

The Vatican confirmed on Wednesday that Pope Benedict XVI's visit to Lebanon will go ahead as planned, despite growing tension in the region after the killing of the U.S. ambassador to Libya by a mob enra ...

BREAKING: Prayers of the People for Virginia Tech Shooting
Originally Posted: 12/08/2011 - 3:41pm | Type: Blog

Gunshots were reported near a parking lot on the Virginia Tech campus on Thursday, according to a Twitter alert issued by the school. The university later released a statement, clarifying some details and conf ...