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Two Iranians found guilty of Kenya terror plot

A Kenyan court has found two Iranian men guilty of plotting to attack Western targets inside Kenya. Ahmed Mohammed and Sayed Mansour were caught with 15 kilos (33 pounds) of explosives in the capital, Nairobi, last June. They are accused of belonging to a terror network planning to blow up British, US or Israeli targets in Nairobi and the port city of Mombasa. The pair, who deny all charges, face up to 15 years in prison. Judges ruled that both men had been proven guilty beyond reasonable doubt of all terror-related charges. Prosecutors said the suspects had explosives “in circumstances that indicated they were armed with the intent to commit … Continue reading

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Governor’s son wants Obama ‘sent back’ to Kenya

  The son of U.S. Senate candidate and former Wisconsin governor Tommy Thompson has apologized for telling Republicans that the Nov. 6 election gives them the chance to send U.S. President Barack Obama back to Kenya. Obama’s father was from Kenya and his mother was from Kansas. The president was born in Hawaii. Jason Thompson, a frequent surrogate for his father, who faces Democratic Representative Tammy Baldwin in a race for a Wisconsin U.S. Senate seat was quoted as saying: “We have the opportunity to send President Obama back to Chicago – or Kenya.” Wisconsin is also a battleground state in next month’s presidential election. The 38-year-old Thompson was caught … Continue reading

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