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9/11 Survivor Dies in Kenya Terror Attack

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 06:56
Growing up, Jason Spindler was an all-American kid. In Houston, Texas, where he was born and raised, Jason played sports and studied hard, filling ...
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Reports an Australian man among 21 dead in Kenya attack incorrect, DFAT confirms

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 06:42
Initial reports an Australian man was one of 21 people killed in a terror attack in Kenya are incorrect, officials say. Kenyan media reported overnight ...
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SAS soldier storms hotel in Kenya attack as world hails him a HERO - see the moment

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 06:36
The SAS man, who was training the Kenyan military at the time, helped to save civilians when he tackled terrorists in the Nairobi hotel attack on ...
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American killed in Kenya terror attack survived 9/11 because he was late for work

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 06:11
Nairobi, Kenya -- Family and friends are paying tribute to Jason Spindler, the American killed in Tuesday's terror attack in Nairobi, Kenya. Gunmen ...
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Australian man reported killed in Kenya attack

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 05:48
An Australian man visiting his girlfriend in Kenya was one of 21 people killed in an attack by al-Shabaab militants on a hotel in the capital Nairobi, ...
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The Latest: Company says employee killed in Kenya attack

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 05:37
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - The Latest on the extremist attack on a Nairobi hotel complex (all times local):. 3:15 p.m.. The East African operation of LG ...
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The Latest: 9 others arrested after deadly Kenya attack

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 05:10
NAIROBI, Kenya — The Latest on the extremist attack on a Nairobi hotel complex (all times local):. 7:15 p.m.. Kenyan police say nine more people ...
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US businessman Jason Spindler who survived 9/11 killed in Kenya terror attack

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 04:41
An American businessman who survived the 9/11 terror attacks in New York has been identified as one of those killed in a terror attack in Nairobi this ...
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Kenya still hunts for explosives after deadly hotel attack

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 04:39
Kenyan bomb disposal experts on Thursday searched for explosives left over from the extremist attack on a Nairobi luxury hotel complex in which 21 ...
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Kenya attack: Nine arrests over bloody DusitD2 hotel siege

Google: Esat Africa - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 04:35
Nine people have been arrested in Kenya following an attack on a luxury hotel compound in the capital Nairobi that killed at least 21 people.
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Kenya attack: Who are the Nairobi victims?

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 18:22
Among the victims of the attack in Kenya by suspected militants include someone who had survived the 9/11 terror attacks, a football Youtuber and two ...
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At least 21 killed as Kenya hotel siege is declared over

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 14:40
(CNN) — An American and a Briton were confirmed to be among at least 21 people killed in an attack at a hotel complex in Nairobi as the incident was ...
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Ethiopia says launches offensive against Oromo rebels

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 12:45
FILE PHOTO: Ethiopia's Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed addresses a news conference in his office in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia August 25, 2018.
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Houston Native Killed in Kenya Terror Attack

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 12:02
A University of Texas graduate who grew up in Houston is among the 14 people killed in Tuesday's terrorist attack at a hotel complex in Nairobi, Kenya ...
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American who survived 9/11 killed in Kenya attack

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 12:00
He escaped one act of terrorism, but not a second. American Jason Spindler, a survivor of the 9/11 terror attacks, was among at least 14 people killed ...
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AP Explains: Who are al-Shabab attackers of Kenya hotel?

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 11:37
JOHANNESBURG — The overnight attack on a hotel complex in Nairobi that left 14 dead was quickly claimed by the Islamic extremist group ...
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UPDATE: Father of American killed in Kenya speaks out

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 11:03
The Latest on the extremist attack on a hotel complex in Nairobi, Kenya (all times local):. 17:45. The father of the American killed in the attack in ...
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Former Maine student killed in Kenya terrorist attack

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 10:41
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP/WGME) -- A graduate of Hebron Academy has been killed in a terror attack in Kenya. Jason Spindler graduated from Hebron ...
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Why al-Shabaab targets Kenya and how to stop the attacks

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 10:41
Al-Shabaab has claimed responsibility for the terror attack in Nairobi in which at least 14 people were killed and scores injured. The question the terror ...
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'They're going to get past you': Attack in Kenya shows how increased security can be thwarted

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 10:36
Five and a half years ago, gunmen stormed the Westgate mall in Nairobi, killing 67 people and prompting a days-long standoff with police. The attack ...
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