Al-Shabaab, Al Qaeda's branch in Somalia, boasted of mounting a "fierce attack" resulting in the casualties on the outskirts of the town of Kismayo, according to a transmission intercepted by the SITE Intelligence Group.
"My thoughts and prayers are with the families of our serviceman who was killed and his fellow servicemen who were wounded in Somolia [sic]".
President Donald Trump called the soldiers heroes Friday night. Three of the wounded US service members and the one local fighter who was wounded in the attack were medically evacuated, the Pentagon said.
On Monday, The New York Times reported that a sweeping Pentagon review of elite USA commando missions is likely to result in a sharp cut - by as much as half over the next three years - in Special Operations forces in Africa. The mission's objectives were to clear al-Shabab terrorists from contested areas, liberate villages from al-Shabab control, and establish a permanent combat outpost created to increase the span of Federal Government of Somalia security and governance, officials said.
It follows the death of four USA soldiers in Niger last October in an ambush attack that raised questions about the continuing role of American forces in Africa.
This is the second United States military member to be killed in Somalia since the 1993 Black Hawk down incident that resulted in the deaths of 18 American soldiers.
Smith finally had experienced the once-in-a-lifetime feeling Espinoza carries forever with him from the day he made history. But it would be 37 years before the Baffert-trained American Pharoah would become the 12th Triple Crown victor in 2015.
Such a move towards separate talks would come at a tense time in United States trade relations with the two countries. Today, the U.S.is the only country in the world that is not part of the accord, after Syria joined in November .
On realising that it was not possible to shoot in Mumbai's Dharavi, the makers recreated Asia's second largest slum in Chennai. Several pro-Kannada groups have also warned theatres not to screen the film if they want to avoid any untoward incident.
The Cavaliers are 8-1 at home in this year's playoffs, losing only in their first-round opener against Indiana. "I'm not suprised. James defended Curry after Trump blamed him for the disinvitation, tweeting: "U bum". " LeBron is too great of a player .
Those penalties will remain in place "until the United States government eliminates tariffs imposed", Mexico's government said. Chicago Mercantile Exchange hog futures at one point fell more than 2 percent following the Mexico pork tariff announcement.
The Celtics finished 2017-18 with a 55-27 record. "I wouldn't say it's one of the better ones or one of the worst ones". We're not looking to make changes other than just small tweaks here and there to our roster.
The Tesla's driver was found belted in his seat and bystanders removed him from the vehicle before it was engulfed in flames. It hit the divider at that speed without braking or making any evasive steering maneuvers, according to the NTSB report.
He said these nano plastics enter the body through food and water intake and can not digest but piles up in the stomach. Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan said, "Plastic is not the problem, but what we do with plastic is the problem".
And on Sunday night, Love was made to feel like he was on an island again and again and again - maybe a dozen times in all. Smith's blunder during break before OT: 'Me getting criticized? We should still be uncomfortable".
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The new device can also do typical Alexa tasks, such as playing "Jeopardy!" or fetching the weather, even when the TV is off. The Cube can control a set up with the support of HDMI-CEC provided that the other devices support that standard.
Cristiano Jr scores assisted by Ronaldo
Neither match featured Cristiano Ronaldo , who may actually see the field for the first time since winning the Champions League with Real Madrid in this one.
Durant has 43, Warriors take 3-0 NBA Finals lead over Cavs
Time will tell if Brown's prediction holds true; tipoff of Game 3 is tonight at 6:00 PM PT at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland. Cleveland is expected to put Rodney Hood back into the rotation despite his postseason 15 percent shooting from downtown.
SpaceX readies Falcon 9 for early morning launch
SES-12 eventually will be maneuvered into its operational position at 95 degrees east longitude, co-located with SES-8. The older Block 4 model has been limited to two flights and is not being recovered to make room for the new rockets.
Italy's League denounces suggestion of Russia funding
Speaking on Sunday in the Sicilian port of Catania, Mr Salvini said: "Enough of Sicily being the refugee camp of Europe". Di Maio is also the minister for labor, a combination he said made sense since the two ministries must work together.