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  • Jury in West Boca nanny murder trial starts deliberations

    Jury in West Boca nanny murder trial starts deliberations
    For nearly 10 years, a former New Jersey handyman with limited intelligence named Jerry Devane Wiggins has been accused of the kidnapping, rape and strangulation murder of a West Boca nanny. Whether or not the 38-year-old defendant will be found...
  • Suspected Boko Haram fighters kidnap 25 girls from Nigeria

    Suspected Boko Haram fighters kidnap 25 girls from Nigeria
    Suspected Boko Haram militants kidnapped at least 25 girls in an attack on a remote town in northeastern Nigeria, witnesses said, despite talks on freeing over 200 other female hostages they seized in April. John Kwaghe, who witnessed the attack and...
  • Ottawa shootings stun Canada

    Ottawa shootings stun Canada
    A gunman attacked Canada's parliament on Wednesday, with shots fired near where Prime Minister Stephen Harper was speaking, and a soldier was killed at a nearby war memorial, stunning the Canadian capital. The gunman in the parliament building was shot...
  • Virginia missing student suspect charged in 2005 sex assault

    Virginia missing student suspect charged in 2005 sex assault
    A grand jury on Monday indicted the suspect in the disappearance of a University of Virginia student with attempted murder, abduction and sexual assault in a 2005 attack. The suspect, Jesse Matthew Jr., 32, is jailed in Charlottesville, Virginia,...
  • Police: Man claimed to be cop; tried to kidnap woman at gunpoint

    Police: Man claimed to be cop; tried to kidnap woman at gunpoint
    Allentown police said a man tried to force a woman into a car at gunpoint Saturday, claiming he was a police officer. Jose Aristides Diaz-Brito, 45, is charged with impersonating a police officer, kidnapping, simple assault and terroristic threats. Diaz-...
  • Mexican police arrest top leader of cartel linked to missing students

    Mexican authorities said Friday they have arrested the top leader of a drug cartel linked to the disappearance of dozens of college students in the city of Iguala last month. Sidronio Casarrubias Salgado was detained by federal police Thursday on a...
  • Suspected Boko Haram fighters mount deadly attacks after Nigeria 'ceasefire'

    Suspected Boko Haram fighters mount deadly attacks after Nigeria 'ceasefire'
    Suspected Boko Haram militants have killed several people in two attacks on Nigerian villages that occurred after the government announced a ceasefire to enable 200 abducted girls to be freed, security sources and witnesses said on Saturday. However,...
  • Nigeria says it has reached deal with Boko Haram to release 200 girls

    Nigeria says it has reached deal with Boko Haram to release 200 girls
    Nigeria said on Friday it had agreed to a ceasefire with Islamist militants Boko Haram and reached a deal for the release of more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped by the group six months ago. There was no immediate confirmation from the rebels, who have...
  • Jury sentences killer of grandma, baby to death

    Jury sentences killer of grandma, baby to death
    A Montgomery County Court jury Tuesday sentenced a King of Prussia man to death for murdering a baby and her grandmother in a 2012 kidnapping plot that went horribly wrong. Jurors convicted 28-year-old Raghunandan Yandamuri of first-degree murder last...
  • Six months after girls abducted, Nigerians protest near president's house

    Six months after girls abducted, Nigerians protest near president's house
    Protesters demanding the release of more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped six months ago by Islamist militants, demonstrated infront of the president's home on Tuesday, urging the government to do more to free them. Around 60 people in red T-...
  • Baghdad residents persevere as Islamic State advances

    Baghdad residents persevere as Islamic State advances
    The looming advance of Islamic State fighters west of Baghdad and the persistent drumbeat of suicide car bombings here have imparted a sense of menace and foreboding in the Iraqi capital. But the daily pulse of city life continues unabated along...