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  • 2 more accused in kidnapping of prosecutor's father

    RALEIGH, N.C. Federal investigators have accused two more suspects in a bizarre plot orchestrated from a North Carolina prison to hold the father of the inmate's prosecutor prisoner in an interstate kidnapping. Arrest warrants unsealed in federal court...
  • Jordanian ambassador to Tripoli is abducted

    AMMAN, Jordan Libyan gunmen seeking the release of an alleged al-Qaeda operative held in Jordan abducted Amman's ambassador Tuesday in Tripoli, local media and Jordanian officials said. Ambassador Fawaz al-Aytan's motorcade came under attack from...
  • Jordan's ambassador to Libya kidnapped in Tripoli

    Jordan's ambassador to Libya was abducted by armed assailants Tuesday while heading to his Tripoli office, the latest official taken hostage in the unstable North African country. Masked kidnappers opened fire on the vehicle in which Ambassador Fawaz...
  • 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 KeflavĂ­k 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Why did Calif. state Sen. Leland Yee escape terrorism charges?

    WALNUT CREEK, Calif. Shocking enough are the allegations that a long-perceived unassuming state senator tried brokering an international arms deal with military-style rifles and rocket launchers, but Leland Yee may have narrowly escaped an even more...