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American Killed in Kenya Attack Had New England Roots



    'Attack Incident' at Upscale Complex in Kenya

    Authorities say an upscale area in Nairobi, Kenya, was under attack Tuesday. People were rushed from the scene after a blast and heavy gunfire. (Published Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019)

    An American man with New England roots was reportedly among the 14 killed in a terror attack in Kenya on Tuesday.

    WCSH reports that Jason Spindler, the only American killed in the attack, graduated from Hebron Academy in Hebron, Maine in 1996.

    Spindler worked at a business development firm in Nairobi, according to WCSH.

    While at Hebron, Spindler was the captain of the swim team as an upperclassman and a member of the Diversity Committee, WCSH reports.

    Cokie Roberts Dies at 75

    [NATL] Cokie Roberts Dies at 75

    Longtime political journalist Cokie Roberts has died at the age of 75.

    (Published Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019)

    Authorities in Kenya say security forces have killed all of the Islamic extremist terrorists who are suspected of attacking a luxury hotel and shopping center on Tuesday.

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