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  • Indiana couple pleads not guilty in caging and rape of missing woman

    An Indiana couple has been charged with a flurry of felonies after holding a woman captive for nearly two months, forcing her into a wooden cage and raping her repeatedly, officials alleged. According to indictments filed by prosecutors in Posey County,...
  • Hunt for Alabama man ends in Boynton hospital, deputies say

    The hunt for an Alabama man accused of ambushing, kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 30-year-old woman and her 8-year-old daughter came to an end in a Boynton Beach hospital room Monday. It was four days earlier when police in Ozark, a city in...
  • Arrest made in teen's rape, nearly 30 years ago

    Arrest made in teen's rape, nearly 30 years ago
    For nearly three decades a 45-year-old Broward woman lived with the worst of secrets: her abduction and rape by two men at age 16. Now, as her own daughter turned 16, she summoned the courage to ask police, yet again, whether her assailants had ever been...
  • Gaza tunnel network threat leaves Israelis shaken

    Gaza tunnel network threat leaves Israelis shaken
    Beneath the wheat and watermelon fields surrounding this farm community just outside the Gaza Strip lies a threat that helps explain the overwhelming public support in Israel for the war against the Palestinian militant group Hamas. A little over a week...
  • Israelis see echo of Gilad Shalit in new seizure of a soldier in Gaza

    TEL AVIV, Israel When word went out Friday that Hadar Goldin, a 23-year-old second lieutenant in a squad dismantling tunnels in the Gaza Strip, had been captured by Hamas-affiliated gunmen, one name immediately came to Israeli minds: Gilad Shalit, the...
  • Boko Haram abduct dozens of boys in northeast Nigeria: witnesses

    Boko Haram abduct dozens of boys in northeast Nigeria: witnesses
    MAIDUGURI Nigeria (Reuters) - Suspected Islamist Boko Haram fighters have abducted dozens of boys and men in a raid on a remote village in northeast Nigeria, loading them onto trucks and driving them off, witnesses who fled the violence said on Friday....
  • Sheriff: Couple lured Amish girls with dog to enslave them

    Sheriff: Couple lured Amish girls with dog to enslave them
    A New York couple accused of kidnapping two Amish girls lured them to their car with an offer to pet a dog before shackling the sisters with the intent of enslaving them, according to the sheriff's office. Nicole Vaisey, one of the suspects, told...
  • Iraq's Shia militias, which once fought US, confront extremists and frighten Sunnis

    BAGHDAD Hatem Abu Hazal lives between two frightening forces in northeast Iraq. On one side, he fears Sunni militants from the Islamic State who've been trying to seize territory near his home in Diyala Province for months. On the other, Hazal is just...
  • U.N. rights boss condemns 'widespread' Islamic State crimes in Iraq

    GENEVA (Reuters) - United Nations human rights chief Navi Pillay on Monday condemned "appalling, widespread" crimes being committed by Islamic State forces in Iraq, including mass executions of prisoners and "ethnic and religious cleansing". The...
  • Police rescue New Mexico woman from car after 'kidnap' text to sister

    ALBUQUERQUE N.M. (Reuters) - A New Mexico woman who texted her sister to say she was being kidnapped in a car by a man with a weapon was rescued by police who used the message to track down and arrest the driver after a high-speed chase through central...
  • Man questioned in nearly 30 arsons has lengthy criminal record

    Man questioned in nearly 30 arsons has lengthy criminal record
    Steven Wayne Angle, who authorities say may know about a rash of 28 arson fires in Orlando, Sanford and Daytona Beach, is no stranger to handcuffs and a jail cell. Since 1992, the 40-year-old unemployed Sanford man has been arrested 24 times in Central...