'Westgate-Style Attack' Looms for Uganda? US Issues Warning

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-10_b25ede3fbe.jpgCARL DE SOUZA/AFP/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. Embassy in Kampala issued a warning this week that the Ugandan capital could face a terrorist attack similar to last month's massacre at Nairobi's Westgate mall. The warning, posted on the embassy's website Monday, says the U.S. "continues to assess reports that a Westgate-style attack may soon occur in Kampala," but says right now American officials do not know the timing or target of the potential attack.

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Man Seeks ‘Climate Change Asylum’ in New Zealand

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-10_13702f368d.jpgHemera/Thinkstock (WELLINGTON, New Zealand) -- A man from the island nation of Kiribati in the Pacific Ocean is asking New Zealand to grant him asylum on the basis that climate change is threatening to swallow his homeland whole. Ioane Teitiota appealed to New Zealand’s Immigration and Protection Tribunal to ask for asylum for himself and his family.  He has been living in New Zealand for years but his visa recently expired, according to documents made public by the Tribunal.

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More Deadly Bombings in Baghdad

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-10_e09986978a.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (BAGHDAD) -- Another day, another series of deadly bomb attacks in Iraq. Police in Baghdad tell ABC News at least 23 people were killed and dozens injured Thursday after two suicide bombers launched attacks and several car bombs were detonated in various neighborhoods. One suicide bomber detonated a belt filled with explosives inside a cafe in Saladin province, north of Baghdad, killing four people and injuring 28 others.

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Millions in Spare Parts ‘Unaccounted for’ in Afghanistan: Report

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-10_4b73f608b6.jpgSIGAR (WASHINGTON) -- NATO and Afghan security forces in 2012 were unable to account for nearly a quarter billion dollars-worth of spare vehicle parts bought by U.S. taxpayers for the Afghan military, according to a new government watchdog report. The audit report says that the Afghan National Security Forces did not keep accurate inventory records for years, but NATO still ordered spare parts on its behalf, apparently blindly.

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Prince William Steps Up to His First Knighting Ceremony

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-10_d22b07758f.jpgShaun Botterill - The FA/The FA via Getty Images (LONDON) -- Prince William hosted his first ever investiture ceremony Thursday morning at the queen’s request, a move regarded as a step toward his becoming a full-time royal. The Duke of Cambridge, 31, presented various awards to nearly 90 people from across the United Kingdom, recognizing their accomplishments in fields including charity work and, in the case of 2012 U.S. Open tennis champion Andy Murray, sporting success.

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