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Nigeria school abduction: Gunmen kidnap students in Niger state


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Hundreds of Nigerian schoolgirls taken in mass abduction


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Nigerian boy tells of abduction by extremists and his escape


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Nigeria’s Katsina school abduction: Boko Haram says it took the students


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US blames Iran in abduction, death of ex-FBI agent Levinson


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Sri Lanka arrests Swiss Embassy worker who claimed abduction

Sri Lanka arrests Swiss Embassy worker who claimed abductionSri Lankan police on Monday arrested a Swiss Embassy employee who has said she was abducted, held for hours, sexually assualted and threatened by captors who demanded that she disclose embassy-related information. Gania Banister Francis, a local embassy employee, made statements that could justify a criminal charge of disaffection toward the government and also fabricated evidence in her abduction claim, Sri Lanka’s Attorney General’s Department told police. The Swiss foreign ministry has called the alleged Nov. 25 abduction of Francis a “very serious and unacceptable attack” and summoned Sri Lanka’s ambassador to demand an investigation.



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The Latest: Woman denies link to Alabama child abduction

The Latest: Woman denies link to Alabama child abductionA woman described as a person of interest in the abduction of a 3-year-old Alabama girl is denying any involvement. Attorneys for 29-year-old Derick Irisha Brown of Birmingham released a statement Friday saying she had no role in the kidnapping and hopes for the safe return of Kamille “Cupcake” McKinney. Brown and a man were arrested earlier this week after being described as persons of interest in the child’s abduction from a birthday party last weekend.



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Tech exec's body found in BMW after abduction in Santa Cruz, officials say

Tech exec's body found in BMW after abduction in Santa Cruz, officials sayPolice say Tushar Atre was kidnapped from his California home around 3am and officers located vehicle that afternoonAuthorities say Tushar Atre, the 50-year-old owner of a digital marketing company, was abducted on Tuesday from his home in Santa Cruz. Photograph: APThe 50-year-old owner of a California marketing company was abducted from his oceanfront home in Santa Cruz and later found dead near his white BMW, authorities say.The Santa Cruz county sheriff’s office has released few details on the case. But on Tuesday, it reported it had received a 911 call early in the morning from the home of Tushar Atre, the owner of the digital marketing company Atre Net Inc.Atre had been kidnapped from his home around 3am “during a crime”, the office said, and he was last seen getting into a white BMW SUV.Deputies located the car on Tuesday afternoon in the Santa Cruz Mountains and found a body in the same location.“We have some unfortunate news, we have found the car associated with this case along with a deceased person,” the office said in a Facebook statement on Tuesday afternoon.On Wednesday afternoon, the office confirmed the body found was identified as Atre. “We have reason to believe the motive was robbery,” a sheriff’s office statement on Facebook said.Police are looking for at least two people in connection with the case, the local station KTVU reported on Tuesday.



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Gunman in 4 Wisconsin deaths may have imitated abduction of Jayme Closs

Gunman in 4 Wisconsin deaths may have imitated abduction of Jayme ClossRitchie German Jr., 33, killed his mother, brother and nephew and later killed a 24-year-old woman at another home before killing himself, police say.



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Uganda kidnapping: Arrests made in Costa Mesa resident Kimberly Sue Endicott's abduction

Uganda kidnapping: Arrests made in Costa Mesa resident Kimberly Sue Endicott's abductionUgandan police say they have arrested some people over the kidnapping last week of a Costa Mesa tourist who has since been freed.



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