Kenya

Police Commissioner (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

NYPD: Late-Night Terror Drill Conducted At Brooklyn Mall

Some New Yorkers said New York City has been and always will be a target for terrorists, and that threats will not stop them from going about their every day lives.

12/10/2013

Kofi Awoonor (credit: United Nations)

Former L.I. University Instructor Among Kenya Mall Attack Victims

Kofi Awoonor, a Ghanaian poet, professor and former ambassador to Brazil, Cuba and the United Nations, died after being wounded in the attack, Ghana’s presidential office confirmed.

09/23/2013

Smoke rises from the Westgate mall in Nairobi on September 23, 2013. (credit: Carl De Souza/AFP/Getty Images)

Authorities: ‘Dangerous And Influential’ Members Of Al-Shabab Face Brooklyn Court Appearance

Three men facing federal terrorism charges in New York City have strong ties to the same extremist Islamic group that’s claimed responsibility for the deadly attack on an upscale Kenyan shopping mall, U.S. authorities say.

09/23/2013

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NYPD Steps Up Security In Wake Of Deadly Attack In Kenya

Kenyan officials say the assault by Somali militants on Nairobi’s top shopping mall killed at least 39 people and wounded more than 150 others.

09/21/2013

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Opinion: Dumping Cold Water On Trump’s October Surprise

While Trump may have an “October surprise” that will destroy President Obama’s reelection campaign for the White House, I don’t think it’s going to be much more than seeing Trump get the headlines for part of the day, again.

10/24/2012

Steve Grunwald (R) cow shopping for Brad Paisley in Africa

Rascal Flatts Joining Brad Paisley In Buying Cows For Kenya’s Masai Tribe

Brad Paisley isn’t the only country star who’s dealing in cows these days. Now the boys in Rascal Flatts are stepping up and getting into the action as well. As previously reported, Brad is purchasing a cow for the […]

10/11/2012

Steve Grunwald, ‘Brad Paisley’ and the Masai Tribe

Brad Paisley Is Buying A Cow For Africa’s Masai Tribe

Morning show stunt gone haywire? Nope, it’s for real. Brad is “totally game” to buy the Kenya tribe a cow, which will be delivered in person by Detroit personality Steve Grunwald. The cow’s name? “Paisley,” of course.

10/08/2012

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Opinion: It’s Obama’s Turn To Release Some Documents

While the “left” has distracted the campaign much too long by screaming about Romney’s tax information for months, the “right” has been asking for President Barack Obama’s academic records and other documents for years. The president should take his turn at disclosing long asked for documents.

09/25/2012

Pam Allyn (file / credit: LitWorld)

Westchester County Woman Headed On Literacy Mission To Kenya

Pam Allyn is busy packing up books and lessons before her plane to Kenya leaves on Friday.

07/07/2011

Competitors cross the finish line in Central Park for the New York City Marathon - New York, NY - Nov 7, 2010 (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Running In The New York City Marathon Means Winning A Lottery, Literally

Race director Mary Wittenberg says a 93,000 people applied to the lottery and winners were announced today near Columbus Circle.

04/27/2011

Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani is shown in an undated photo from the U.S. District Attorney's Office. (AP Photo/File)

Convict Appeals In Embassy Bombing Case

The former Guantanamo detainee found guilty of conspiracy in the 1998 bombings of two U.S. embassies in Africa has asked a judge to toss the conviction.

12/18/2010