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MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A military court in the Somali capital on Monday gave life terms to two men convicted of masterminding the bombing in February of an airliner which made an emergency landing with a gaping hole in the fuselage.
Equities markets across the world firmed Monday as investors lost their fear of higher US interest rates, focusing instead on signs of economic recovery. Trading volumes were, however, sharply curtailed by London and Wall Street closures due to bank holidays. "While not exactly splendid, the outlook for the eurozone economy is quite satisfactory," said Holger Schmieding, an economist with Berenberg bank.
On Sunday, a 13-year-old boy was bitten on the right leg in Neptune, Florida, east of Jacksonville, and a woman in Newport Beach, California, was bitten on her torso and arms, according to police and local media reports. "Even though we can't confirm it was a shark attack, we're treating it as a shark attack," Newport Beach Fire Department Lifeguard Battalion Chief Michael Halphide said of the California attack.