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News in Brief

News in Brief

Roman Raies, World and Nation Editor

November 16, 2018

United Kingdom In a special cabinet meeting, British Prime Minister Theresa May told members of Parliament on Oct. 14 that Britain is significantly closer to going through with Brexit. Just ahead of the meeting, all 13 Scottish Tory MPs signed a letter stating that they would not support a Brexit...

Piracy resurges off Somalian coast

Abe Kenmore, Opinion Editor

May 5, 2017

Piracy may have returned to the coast of Somalia. In a press conference at Camp Lemonnier, a U.S. naval base in Djibouti and the only U.S. military base in Africa, Secretary of Defense James Mattis and Marine General Thomas Waldhauser announced that they were monitoring an increase in recent instances...

Al-Shabaab turns Kenyan mall into a slaughterhouse

Renee Dehart, Staff Writer

October 4, 2013

On Sept. 21, al-Shabaab insurgents stormed Nairobi’s Westgate mall, killing at least 72 and leaving 175 injured. Affiliated with al-Qaeda as of last year, al-Shabaab claims that the attack was in response to a prolonged Kenyan military presence in Somalia. Kenya first intervened militarily in 2011,...