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Anxiety rises over claims in Kenya's close presidential vote

Human rights groups on Wednesday warned anxious Kenyans over 'rising levels of false or misleading information being shared on social media' as the country awaited results of a close presidential election. The electoral commission indicated it would be at least Thursday before a winner is declared.

Election volunteers take a break during vote counting in Eldoret, Kenya, Aug. 10, 2022. (AP Photo/Brian Inganga)

Suspect in Albuquerque Muslim killings denies involvement

After he was detained by New Mexico police, the suspect in the killings of four Muslim men in Albuquerque denied any connection to the crimes that shook the city and its small Muslim community -- and told authorities he was so unnerved by the violence that he was driving to Houston in search of a new home for his family, court documents said.

Ahmad Assed, president of the Islamic Centre of New Mexico, left, speaks at a news conference to announce the arrest of Muhammad Syed, a suspect in the recent murders of Muslim men in Albuquerque, N.M., as Albuquerque Mayor Tim Keller listens, at right, Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022. (Adolphe Pierre-Louis/The Albuquerque Journal via AP)



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