Jet blast at St. Maarten's seaside airport kills tourist

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten (AP) — A New Zealand tourist was killed by the blast from a jetliner taking off at a seaside airport in the Dutch Caribbean territory of St. Maarten, officials said Thursday.

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Somali Islamist insurgents stone man to death for adultery

By Feisal Omar MOGADISHU (Reuters) – Somali Islamist insurgents stoned a man to death on Sunday as punishment for alleged adultery, they said, a reminder that the militia is still strong enough to carry out public executions despite losing its grip on most towns and cities. Hundreds of witnesses watched the death of 44-year-old Dayow Mohamed Hassan in Ramo Adey village in the south-central Bay region, the regional governor representing …

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Woman jumps onto the hood of moving car to prevent carjacking at petrol station

A Wisconsin woman has become a viral sensation after she jumped on the hood of her own moving car to prevent a carjacking. Melissa Smith, 27, was printing her receipt at a petrol station in Milwaukee when a stranger jumped into her car and began driving away. “I had my, ‘Oh no this isn’t happening to me today moment,’� Ms Smith told local news station WISN 12.

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Fear stalks bomber's mosque as Manchester unites

Worshippers at the mosque that the Manchester suicide bomber is believed to have frequented said they feared a backlash Wednesday, as the city’s mayor warned any attacks on Muslims would please terrorists. Elders at the Didsbury mosque, a Victorian former Methodist chapel, reacted with disbelief to the attack and voiced concern about reports of Islamophobic attacks since the bombing at a pop concert which killed 22 people. “The horrific atrocity …

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