International Hunt for 'White Widow,’ Wanted in Kenya

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_d0334e691e.jpgABC News (LYON, France) -- Kenyan authorities Thursday stepped up the international manhunt for the so-called "White Widow," Samantha Lewthwaite, by requesting INTERPOL issue a "Red Notice" alert for the British national. Lewthwaite has been wanted by Kenyan authorities since late 2011 for her alleged link to al-Shabab terrorists, the same group that claimed to be responsible for the Nairobi mall attack earlier this week that claimed the lives of at least 61 civilians.

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Pilots Asleep at Controls of Packed Passenger Jet

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_70e59892e2.jpgDigital Vision/Thinkstock (LONDON) -- Two pilots flying a commercial airliner filled with passengers were both asleep at the controls last month, leaving the jet on autopilot for an unknown amount of time, British aviation authorities said. Authorities have not released the names of the pilots or the airline, but disclosed that the incident took place in August aboard an Airbus A330, capable of carrying up to 350 passengers, operated by a British-based airline.

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US State Department Renews Cautionary Travel Alert After Kenya Terror Attack

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_eeb2356012.jpgABC News (WASHINGTON) -- In the wake of the terror attack on a shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya, the U.S. State Department is updating its worldwide travel advisory. In its latest "Worldwide Caution" to Americans traveling abroad, the State Department repeats the usual warnings of the Islamic terror group's desire to attack U.S. interests, wherever they are on the globe.

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ISAF Soldier Killed in 'Green on Blue' Attack

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_041d95ae72.jpgROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP/Getty Images (KABUL, Afghanistan) -- A so-called "green on blue" attack in eastern Afghanistan Thursday has left one service member of the International Security Assistance Force dead. In a press release, NATO says an individual wearing an Afghan National Security Force uniform opened fire at ISAF troops, killing the soldier.  The suspected gunman was then killed.

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US Special Envoy Calls on Rwanda to End Support of Rebels in Congo

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_9425d64352.jpgABC News (WASHINGTON) -- Russ Feingold, the former Wisconsin senator and a leading progressive, is now taking on an entirely different role as the U.S. special envoy charged with helping to find a solution to one of the deadliest conflicts in modern times: the two-decades-long war in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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