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Al-Shabab Attacks Somali Presidential Palace

Armed men have attacked the presidential palace in Somalia - but it appears that President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud was not harmed. Witnesses in Mogadishu say the attack Friday began with a car explosion.  Afterward, men carrying guns and hand grenades tried to fight their way into the heavily guarded compound. Initial reports say several soldiers were killed along with Mohamud Indha-Asse, chief of staff in the prime minister's office. The U.N. special representative in...

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