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  • As troops scour Hebron for abducted Israelis, Netanyahu blames Hamas

    Israeli troops tightened their clampdown on the West Bank city of Hebron and its environs Sunday, hoping to find three Jewish teens missing and presumed abducted by Palestinian militants. About 80 Palestinians were arrested overnight, mostly from the...
  • Victims of Mexico's drug war: Tracing the missing

    Victims of Mexico's drug war: Tracing the missing
    For almost three years residents of Allende, close to the Mexican border with Texas (see map), harboured a dreadful secret. In 2011 the town of 27,000 people suffered a violent attack by the Zetas, Mexico's most brutal drug gang. Driven by a thirst for...
  • Israeli forces kill Palestinian refugee in search for missing teens

    Israeli soldiers on a search-and-arrest mission in the West Bank on Monday shot and killed a 24-year-old Palestinian at a refugee camp north of Ramallah, threatening heightened tensions in the region already in turmoil over the Palestinians' newly...
  • Finding Me: A Decade of Darkness, A Life Reclaimed proves to be required summer reading

     Finding Me: A Decade of Darkness, A Life Reclaimed proves to be required summer reading
    No tale of survival quite compares to the story of Cleveland kidnapping victim Michelle Knight. She was abducted on Aug. 22, 2002 by Ariel Castro, a horrid monster who selected her to be the first of three girls he set out to repeatedly starve, beat,...
  • 'White Knuckles,' 'The Beauty of Sharks' and 'White Shadows' Among Standouts at Paris Coproduction Village

    PARIS -- Pia Marais' South African drama "White Knuckles," Karim Ainouz's French Riviera-set thriller "The Beauty of Sharks" and Fabio Mollo's psychological suspenser "White Shadows" were the standout projects pitched at the inaugural of Paris...
  • 20 women abducted in Nigeria; Boko Haram still holding 272 girls

    20 women abducted in Nigeria; Boko Haram still holding 272 girls
    Gunmen abducted 20 women from a remote settlement in northeastern Nigeria as 272 schoolgirls kidnapped by the terrorist group Boko Haram continued to languish in captivity, according to news reports Monday. The latest abductions follow dozens of...
  • Trying a killer took patience

    Trying a killer took patience
    When the phone rang, the beating in the Lawndale motel stopped. Howard Bloomgarden, a 26-year-old college grad and self-styled mobster, was calling from Miami. He was checking on a cross-country manhunt that was reaching its climax on this night in 1994...
  • Teacher at high school in Arcadia held on suspicion of kidnapping students

    Teacher at high school in Arcadia held on suspicion of kidnapping students
    A high school teacher was arrested Sunday after he allegedly kidnapped three students in Altadena. According to Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department officials, the students from Arroyo Pacific Academy in Arcadia saw the teacher about 9:30 p.m....
  • Palestinian President Abbas demands release of missing Israeli teens

    As Israel’s campaign to locate three Jewish teenagers missing and believed abducted in the West Bank entered its sixth day, support came Wednesday from an unexpected direction with strong comments from Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas....
  • Israel uses search for kidnapped teens to crack down on Hamas

    Israel on Wednesday was pursuing a two-fold mission in the West Bank: Find three Israeli teenagers presumed to have been kidnapped last week and crack down on the Palestinian militant organization Hamas. The three yeshiva students -- Gilad Shaar and...
  • Nigeria investigating possible mass kidnapping: source

    Nigeria investigating possible mass kidnapping: source
    Nigerian security forces are investigating a possible mass kidnapping of villagers in the northeast state of Borno where Boko Haram Islamist militants abducted more than 200 schoolgirls two months ago, a security source said on Tuesday. If confirmed,...