Westgate Mall

FILE - Shoppers in a mall (Photo by Joshua Lott/Getty Images)

Officials: No Credible Evidence Of Imminent Attack Following Threat Against U.S. Shopping Malls

U.S. authorities said there was “no credible” evidence suggesting a mall attack was in the works after a video purported to be from Somalia’s al Qaeda-linked rebel group al-Shabab urged Muslims to attack malls in Western countries.

02/23/2015

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