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  • A year after kidnap of schoolgirls in Nigeria, hope dwindles

    They have been gone a year now, the hundreds of girls abducted by Islamic militants from their school in northeastern Nigeria. And while the cry to "Bring Back Our Girls" remains a worldwide cause, the new president Tuesday would not repeat his...
  • Kidnapping foiled; abductor couldn't drive a stick shift

    Police say a kidnapping in South Carolina was thwarted because the would-be abductor couldn't operate a manual stick shift in the victim's car. The Sumter County sheriff's office said in a news release that 27-year-old Demetri Nelson still had his...
  • Kidnapping foiled; abductor couldn't drive a stick shift

    Kidnapping foiled; abductor couldn't drive a stick shift
    Police say a kidnapping in South Carolina was thwarted because the would-be abductor couldn't operate a manual stick shift in the victim's car. The Sumter County sheriff's office said in a news release that 27-year-old Demetri Nelson still had his...
  • Year after schoolgirls taken, report catalogs Boko Haram atrocities

    Year after schoolgirls taken, report catalogs Boko Haram atrocities
    As Nigerians vowed never to forget scores of missing schoolgirls abducted a year ago by Boko Haram, the horrifying scale of the Nigerian terrorist group’s atrocities was laid bare Tuesday in a report by Amnesty International. The abduction shocked...
  • Nigeria: 1 year after kidnap of girl students, hope dwindles

    Nigeria: 1 year after kidnap of girl students, hope dwindles
    They have been gone a year now, the hundreds of girls abducted by Islamic militants from their school in Chibok, Nigeria. And while the cry to "Bring Back Our Girls" remains a worldwide cause, the country's next leader is not making the promise that his...
  • Lawrence man gets 16 years for kidnapping conspiracy

    A second man who was part of a gang that kidnapped a man off a Boston street and demanded a $100,000 ransom has been sentenced to 16 years in prison. Julio Gonzalez, of Lawrence, was also sentenced Monday in federal court to three years of probation...
  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 a.m. EDT

    Clinton's campaign opens with 'conversations' with Iowans, small-dollar fundraising The big rallies and massive fundraising blitzes can wait for now. Fresh from a two-day road trip, Hillary Rodham Clinton is making her 2016 campaign debut in Iowa at a...
  • UN report: 2014 saw extremists use of rape, sexual slavery

    Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said 2014 was marked by harrowing accounts of rape, sexual slavery and forced marriage being used by extremists including the Islamic State group and Boko Haram. In a report released Monday, the U.N. chief expressed "grave...
  • Jewelry store worker left bound at cemetery; 1 in custody

    Jewelry store worker left bound at cemetery; 1 in custody
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A jewelry store worker abducted in a parking garage by men seeking a code to the store safe was repeatedly zapped with a stun gun, bound and left at a cemetery, according to court papers. Federal agents have arrested 31-year-...
  • 2016 trial date set for suspect in kidnap, rape of girl, 14

    A man charged with kidnapping a 14-year-old girl and raping her over the course of nine months will go on trial in March 2016, a judge ordered Monday. Merrimack County Superior Court Judge Larry Smukler said jury selection will begin March 21 for...
  • Park Ridge Officer of the Year suspended for texting 'sexual' photograph

    Park Ridge Officer of the Year suspended for texting 'sexual' photograph
    A decorated Park Ridge police officer chosen to receive the department's 2014 Officer of the Year award recently served a 30-day suspension for alleged misconduct, officials said. An investigation, conducted by an outside management consulting firm...