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  • Suspected Islamist rebels abduct over 100 Nigerian schoolgirls: teacher

    Suspected Islamist rebels abduct over 100 Nigerian schoolgirls: teacher
    MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Suspected Islamist insurgents have abducted more than 100 female students in a night raid on a government secondary school in Nigeria's northeast Borno state, a teacher said on Tuesday. He said gunmen, believed to be...
  • In new phase to find Flight 370, search robot will enter ocean

    BEIJING The pings have sputtered out in the multinational search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, forcing search crews to deploy an underwater robot to find a plane that's eluded human efforts. In a last-ditch effort to find the Boeing 777 and its black...
  • Yasiel Puig's incredible journey from Cuba to U.S. told by LA Magazine

    Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig is typically reticent to discuss any topic with the media, but the one subject he has always made completely off-limits was how he escaped from Cuba. And apparently with excellent reason. An exclusive story in Los...
  • World travel: News affecting world travel

     World travel: News affecting world travel
    Iceland: Union employees announced strikes at each of the country's airports, including Keflavík International Airport, through the end of April. The strikes will close all airports and disrupt all air traffic to and from the country between 4 a.m. and...
  • James City police charge Norfolk man with abduction, breaking and entering

    James City police charge Norfolk man with abduction, breaking and entering
    – A Norfolk man is facing five charges, including abduction and breaking and entering, following a fight on Wednesday in James City County. Officers responded Wednesday to an assault in progress at a hotel in the 3600 block of Ironbound Road,...
  • Ukrainian activist claims he was tortured in Crimea

    VIENNA (Reuters) - A Ukrainian activist said on Thursday he was abducted and tortured by a pro-Russian faction in Crimea in an 11-day ordeal before he was released in a prisoner swap last month. Andrei Shchekun spoke to reporters in Vienna on the...
  • Film Review: 'Alien Abduction'

    A sci-fi thriller as generic as its title, "Alien Abduction" generates only low-voltage shocks, taking a found-footage approach to its familiar scenario about hapless earthlings hunted by inquisitive extraterrestrials. Released simultaneously as...
  • FBI rescues kidnapped father of N.C. prosecutor

    It was a complex and deadly plot, and those responsible threatened more harm until they got what they wanted: Revenge. After kidnapping a man Saturday morning from his North Carolina home, the group of five allegedly brought their hostage across state...
  • Kidnappers threatened to send N.C. victim 'back to you in 6 boxes'

    The father of a North Carolina prosecutor who authorities said was kidnapped for “retaliatory” reasons was rescued unharmed in Atlanta after a raid by an elite FBI hostage-rescue unit, authorities said. During his five-day ordeal, Frank...
  • Spanish journalists freed after six months in captivity in Syria

    AMMAN, Jordan -- Two Spanish journalists taken hostage in Syria more than six months ago have been freed, their newspaper said. Javier Espinoza, a staff writer at Spain’s El Mundo daily newspaper, and Ricardo Garcia Vilanova, a photographer,...
  • Man accused of abduction, robberies in Fort Lauderdale terror spree

    Man accused of abduction, robberies in Fort Lauderdale terror spree
    Rhea Chiles felt the robber's gun pressed against her forehead, but there was no way she was going to become a victim. "You want to die tonight, lady?" the robber asked. "I'm going to shoot you." Chiles screamed and shouted, "No!" and was able to...
  • Man Sentenced For Attempted Kidnapping Of UConn Student

    Man Sentenced For Attempted Kidnapping Of UConn Student
    VERNON — Judge Elliot Solomon couldn't wrap his head around the two strikingly different pictures of Bruce Ursin Friday in Superior Court in Rockville. One is the generous, doting grandfather and power company lineman who did people favors. The...