Kidnapping

A patient takes a nap on her wheelchair as she waits with others at the registration desk at Dharmais Cancer Hospital in Jakarta, Indonesia, Monday, May 15, 2017. Global cyber chaos was spreading Monday as companies booted up computers at work following the weekend's worldwide "ransomware" cyberattack. The extortion scheme created chaos in 150 countries and could wreak even greater havoc as more malicious variations appear. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)
May 15, 2017 - 6:35 am
TOKYO (AP) — The worldwide "ransomware" cyberattack spread to thousands of more computers on Monday as people logged in at work, disrupting business, schools, hospitals and daily life, though no new large-scale breakdowns were reported. In Britain, whose health service was among the first high-...
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A patient takes a nap on her wheelchair as she waits with others at the registration desk at Dharmais Cancer Hospital in Jakarta, Indonesia, Monday, May 15, 2017. Global cyber chaos was spreading Monday as companies booted up computers at work following the weekend's worldwide "ransomware" cyberattack. The extortion scheme created chaos in 150 countries and could wreak even greater havoc as more malicious variations appear. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)
May 15, 2017 - 5:01 am
TOKYO (AP) — The worldwide "ransomware" cyberattack wreaked havoc in hospitals, schools and offices across the globe on Monday. Asia reported thousands of new cases but no large-scale breakdowns as workers started the week by booting up their computers. The full extent of the damage from the...
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A patient takes a nap on her wheelchair as she waits with others at the registration desk at Dharmais Cancer Hospital in Jakarta, Indonesia, Monday, May 15, 2017. Global cyber chaos was spreading Monday as companies booted up computers at work following the weekend's worldwide "ransomware" cyberattack. The extortion scheme created chaos in 150 countries and could wreak even greater havoc as more malicious variations appear. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)
May 15, 2017 - 4:50 am
TOKYO (AP) — The worldwide "ransomware" cyberattack wreaked havoc in hospitals, schools and offices across the globe on Monday. Asia reported thousands of new cases but no large-scale breakdowns as workers started the week by booting up their computers. The full extent of the damage from the...
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May 13, 2017 - 7:27 pm
BENNETTSVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say a man has been arrested and charged in the stabbing death of a South Carolina woman and the disappearance of her 8-year-old daughter, who remains missing. The Marlboro County Sheriff's Office said Saturday that 32-year-old Jejuancey Fernando Harrington has...
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May 11, 2017 - 11:43 am
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — A Nigerian minister says the government is negotiating "seriously" for the release of the more than 110 kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls still held by Boko Haram extremists. Minister of Women's Affairs and Social Development Aisha Alhassan told reporters on Thursday that "we will...
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Campaigners observe a minute silent for the remaining Kidnapped schools during their daily sit outs in Abuja, Nigeria. Tuesday. May 9, 2017. One of the Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014 and who had the opportunity to be released on Saturday chose to stay with her husband, Nigeria's president spokesman said Tuesday. Garba Shehu said that originally they had been negotiating the release of 83 girls, but one said she wanted to remain. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)
May 10, 2017 - 12:38 pm
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Parents of the 82 Nigerian schoolgirls released over the weekend from Boko Haram captivity said Wednesday they still were awaiting word from the government on exactly when they will be able to meet their daughters. Community leaders were headed from the capital, Abuja, to the...
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Campaigners observe a minute silent for the remaining Kidnapped schools during their daily sit outs in Abuja, Nigeria. Tuesday. May 9, 2017. One of the Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014 and who had the opportunity to be released on Saturday chose to stay with her husband, Nigeria's president spokesman said Tuesday. Garba Shehu said that originally they had been negotiating the release of 83 girls, but one said she wanted to remain. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)
May 10, 2017 - 9:05 am
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Parents of the 82 Nigerian schoolgirls released over the weekend from Boko Haram captivity say they still await word from the government on when they will be able to see their daughters. Abana Ishaya said Wednesday he was thrilled to find out his daughter was among those...
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Chibok schoolgirls, recently freed from Nigeria extremist captivity, are photographed in Abuja, Nigeria, Monday May 8, 2017. Nigeria's presidency has released the names of the 82 Chibok schoolgirls newly freed from the Boko Haram extremists. The list was released late Sunday night after Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari met with the young women before leaving for London for medical checkups as fears for his health continue. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)
May 09, 2017 - 4:37 pm
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — One of the Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014 and who had the opportunity to be released on Saturday chose to stay with her husband, the spokesman for Nigeria's president said Tuesday. Presidential spokesman Garba Shehu said officials originally had been...
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May 09, 2017 - 6:09 am
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Indicted for killing thousands and kidnapping children to become soldiers and sex slaves, Joseph Kony has been Africa's most notorious warlord for three decades. Now that the United States and others are ending the international manhunt for him and his Lord's Resistance Army...
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Chibok schoolgirls, recently freed from Nigeria extremist captivity, are photographed in Abuja, Nigeria, Monday May 8, 2017. Nigeria's presidency has released the names of the 82 Chibok schoolgirls newly freed from the Boko Haram extremists. The list was released late Sunday night after Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari met with the young women before leaving for London for medical checkups as fears for his health continue. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)
May 08, 2017 - 3:27 pm
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerian newspapers published the names Monday of 82 Chibok schoolgirls set free three years after being kidnapped by Islamic extremists, but they remained behind closed doors and their parents awaited word on whether they could see them. It was unclear if many of the parents...
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