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French gangster escapes from prison using a helicopter

French gangster escapes from prison using a helicopterWitnesses say several heavily-armed men landed a hijacked helicopter in the courtyard to free 46-year-old Redoine Faid, who was serving 25 years for murder.



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Ethiopian PM escapes grenade attack, one dead, scores hurt

Ethiopian PM escapes grenade attack, one dead, scores hurtBy Aaron Maasho ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed survived a grenade attack on Saturday at a massive rally in support of his push for radical political and economic reforms, including a peace deal with regional arch-enemy Eritrea. Police said six suspects had been detained, without giving details, while state media said nine police officials, including the deputy commissioner of the Addis Ababa Police Commission, were being held over security failings. Despite boasting one of Africa’s fastest growing economies, opponents say the benefits have not been shared fairly between ethnic groups and regions in the country, which has been run by the same ruling coalition for more than quarter of a century.



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Woman escapes armed boyfriend after passing note to dog's vet 

Woman escapes armed boyfriend after passing note to dog's vet A woman escaped from an allegedly abusive and armed boyfriend by passing a note to staff at a veterinary hospital, US police said. Carolyn Reichle, 28, claimed she spent two days being held in a house in Florida and beaten by Jeremy Floyd, 39. She eventually persuaded him there was something wrong with her dog, according to a police report. The couple, and the dog, went to the DeLand Animal Hospital. In a scribbled a message given to a worker Miss Reichle wrote: "Call the cops. My boyfriend is threatening me. He has a gun. Please don't let him know." Officers arrived and Floyd was arrested and charged with domestic violence, aggravated assault with a firearm, and false imprisonment. Jeremy Floyd, who was arrested at DeLand Animal Hospital  Credit: Volusia Co. Sheriff Office Miss Reichle later told police that Floyd had insisted on coming with her to the vet. In the car on the way he pointed a loaded gun at her, threatening to kill her and her family, she claimed to police. Police said she was treated in hospital for a head injury, black eye and bruised arms. She told officers that while she was being held int he house they struggled over Floyd's gun Officers late found two bullet holes in a wall at the house. Police said Floyd was being held without bail.



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Woman held captive by boyfriend escapes after slipping note to veterinary staff, police say

Woman held captive by boyfriend escapes after slipping note to veterinary staff, police sayPolice arrested a man accused of holding his girlfriend prisoner at gunpoint after the quick-thinking woman was able to slip a message to staff at a veterinary clinic.



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Man taken to New York airport for deportation slips away from ICE agents and escapes in taxi

Man taken to New York airport for deportation slips away from ICE agents and escapes in taxiA manhunt has been launched for a detainee scheduled for deportation from the US who managed to escape from officers and flee from New York’s John F Kennedy International Airport in a taxi. Law enforcement officials said CCTV footage showed the prisoner leaving the airport in a yellow taxi. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has been contacted for comment.



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Teen Escapes from Home Where She and 12 Siblings Were Kept Shackled: Authorities

Teen Escapes from Home Where She and 12 Siblings Were Kept Shackled: AuthoritiesThe teen told authorities she and her siblings were held captive by their parents.



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Vietnam escapes damage after typhoon takes heavy toll in Philippines

Vietnam escapes damage after typhoon takes heavy toll in PhilippinesHANOI (Reuters) – A storm that battered the Philippines killing more than 230 people in floods and landslides lost its power on Tuesday as it passed over Vietnam where hundreds of thousands had taken cover. Vietnam, like the Philippines, is regularly battered by typhoons that form over the warm waters of the Pacific and barrel westwards into land. The storm entered Vietnamese water but weakened to a tropical depression and did not cause any casualties, the disaster prevention committee said. …



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Cold War drama caught on video as N. Korean soldier escapes

Cold War drama caught on video as N. Korean soldier escapesSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — It's 3:11 p.m. on a cold, gray day on the North Korean side of the most heavily armed border in the world, and a lone soldier is racing toward freedom.



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Kidnapping Victim Escapes Trunk When Abductor Stops at Gas Station: Cops

Kidnapping Victim Escapes Trunk When Abductor Stops at Gas Station: CopsThe suspect assaulted the woman as she slept, then imprisoned her in his car.



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10-Year-Old Girl Escapes Tormentors After Being Beaten and Dragged by Car

10-Year-Old Girl Escapes Tormentors After Being Beaten and Dragged by CarA 10-year-old girl who was beaten repeatedly, forced to run with heavy packs and dragged behind a car escaped her tormentors as they slept to ask a neighbor for help, police in central New York said Friday



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