Extremists attack Kenya military base, 3 Americans killed

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Al-Shabab extremists overran a key military base used by U.S. counterterror forces in Kenya before dawn Sunday, killing three American Department of Defense personnel and destroying several U.S. aircraft and vehicles before they were repelled, U.S. and Kenyan authorities said. The attack on the Manda Bay Airfield was the al-Qaida-linked group’s […]

Carter Center say Kenya’s polls were a setback for democracy

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The Carter Center says Kenya’s 2017 elections were a setback to this East African country’s democratic development. In its final report on the elections the U.S.-based center said the process of tallying final results suffered from delays and a lack of transparency. The center and other international observers were criticized for […]

10 Things to Know for Today

Planet Earth, August 8 – Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. PENCE LOYAL, BUT WITH AN EYE TOWARD FUTURE Between traveling overseas, fundraising and being Trump’s chief lobbyist on Capitol Hill, the vice president has been carving out his own political identity. 2. […]