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Sen. Joe Manchin III says he will forgo his taxpayer-funded salary should the government be forced to shut down, and he urged the rest of Congress — and President Obama — to do the same.
Somalia's Islamist al Shabaab rebels are seen as lacking the numbers and unity of purpose to carry out a threat by one of their leaders to attack the United States on its own territory.
Moving to better protect Somalia's weak, U.N.-backed government from armed opposition groups, the Security Council unanimously agreed Wednesday to increase the peacekeeping force there by 50 percent, from 8,000 to 12,000 troops.
Prosecutors dismissed charges of reckless driving and vehicular manslaughter against a Southern California woman who blamed her deadly Lexus crash on a mechanical malfunction.
Dutch police on Sunday arrested a British man of Somali ancestry at Amsterdam's Schiphol airport for possible links to a terrorist group, a spokesman for the Dutch prosecutors said.
A suicide car bomber exploded at the gate to Mogadishu's airport Thursday, and suicide bombers in a second vehicle rushed toward the terminal before exploding themselves short of their goal, officials said. Up to 14 people were killed, including five attackers.
A Somali-born Norwegian citizen pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges of sending more than $30,000 to top leaders of an al-Qaeda-linked Somali militant group at the start of the first trial under Norway's 2002 terror financing law.
Uganda said Wednesday that it is ready to send 10,000 more troops to Somalia if the U.S. provides the funding, a move that would more than double the size of the African Union force in Mogadishu.
Men are forced to grow beards. Women can't leave home without a male relative. Music, movies and watching sports on TV are banned. Limbs are chopped off as punishment, and executions by stoning have become a public spectacle.