September 27, 2013
World NewsAmerican teens may be among Kenya mall
NAIROBI, Kenya -- The Kenyan government believes that two American males and a British female were amongst the group of attackers that devastated Nairobi's Westgate Mall on Sept. 23 and killed more than 70 people. While neither the Kenyan nor United States government can confirm or deny the allegations, it is certain that the Al-Shabaab terrorist group has recruited American teens in the past.
Earthquake both devastates and creates
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- A 7.7-magnitude earthquake took place Tuesday in a remote, sparsely populated area of Pakistan's southwestern coast. The quake claimed the lives of more than 300 people, and in an ironic act of nature, its seismic waves have created a small, fertile island in the Arabian Sea.
Guide dog dies a hero
ATLANTA -- Simon, a guide dog, was struck by a car Monday while helping his blind owner and the man's 4-year-old son cross an intersection. After being hit, the 80-pound Boxer walked his owner, who was also injured, across the street while pushing the son away from traffic. Simon later died on the way to a veterinary clinic. The car had run a stop sign.
Teacher free after serving 30-day rape sentence
BILLINGS, Mont. -- A former high school teacher, who was found guilty of child rape, has been released from a Montana prison after completing a 30-day sentence. Despite initial outbursts by both the Billings and legal communities, the judge defended the sentencing and replied the victim acted "older than her chronological age."
Compiled by Logan Sweet
Sources: Associated Press, CNN, USA Today
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