Kidnapping

April 02, 2017 - 5:44 am
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A colleague says that a Somali journalist who was kidnapped on Saturday was found tied up and alive in the agricultural town of Afgoye, 30 kilometers (19 miles) south of Mogadishu, the capital, after he was tortured and released by his captors. Ahmedwali Hussein, an editor...
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March 23, 2017 - 11:22 am
CONGRESS-HEALTH OVERHAUL Trump urges support for health care legislation WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is urging people to call their lawmakers to express support for the Republican legislation to repeal and replace "Obamacare." Trump posted a video on Twitter Thursday asking people to...
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This undated photo released by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigations shows Tad Cummins in Tennessee. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said it remains "extremely concerned" about the well-being of Elizabeth Thomas, who was last seen Monday, March 13, 2017, in Columbia, Tenn. Cummins was placed on the TBI's Top 10 Most Wanted List. (Tennessee Bureau of Investigations via AP)
March 21, 2017 - 4:32 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A teacher accused of kidnapping a 15-year-old female student in Tennessee had been investigated by the school system after another student reported seeing him kiss the girl, a lawyer for the missing girl's family said. Yet according to attorney Jason Whatley and school...
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March 18, 2017 - 12:39 pm
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Nearly a week after Congo's government announced the kidnapping of two United Nations experts along with their translator and drivers, no trace of them has been found. Their abduction in a region of the country where kidnappings are rare, and where the experts were...
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March 18, 2017 - 10:24 am
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Nearly a week after Congo's government announced the kidnapping of two United Nations experts along with their translator and drivers, no trace of them has been found. Their abduction in a region of the country where kidnappings are rare, and where the experts were...
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Marianne Quinn the mother of Aaron Quinn, one of Matthew Muller's victims, speaks to the media after a verdict was reached in Muller's trail Thursday, March 16, 2017, in Sacramento, Calif. Muller, a disbarred Harvard University-trained attorney, was sentenced to 40 years in prison Thursday after emotional testimony from his victims in a kidnapping so elaborate and bizarre that police in California initially dismissed it as a hoax. (Matthew Adkins/The Times-Herald via AP)
March 17, 2017 - 5:55 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Matthew Muller was sentenced to 40 years in federal prison for a kidnapping so elaborate and outlandish that investigators first thought his victims were carrying out a bizarre hoax. The Harvard University-trained lawyer and former Marine who meticulously planned his...
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FILE - In this July 13, 2015 file photo, Denise Huskins, left, and her boyfriend Aaron Quinn appear at a news conference in Vallejo, Calif. Matthew Muller, a disbarred Harvard University-trained attorney, faces decades in prison when he is sentenced Thursday, March 16, 2017, for kidnapping Huskins in a scheme so elaborate and bizarre that police in California initially dismissed it as a hoax. (Mike Jory/The Times-Herald via AP, File)
March 17, 2017 - 12:33 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A California woman who was drugged along with her boyfriend and then dragged from their home described the "hell that we have survived" in emotional testimony Thursday before her abductor was sentenced to 40 years in prison in a crime so elaborate and bizarre that police...
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FILE - In this July 13, 2015 file photo, Denise Huskins, left, and her boyfriend Aaron Quinn appear at a news conference in Vallejo, Calif. Matthew Muller, a disbarred Harvard University-trained attorney, faces decades in prison when he is sentenced Thursday, March 16, 2017, for kidnapping Huskins in a scheme so elaborate and bizarre that police in California initially dismissed it as a hoax. (Mike Jory/The Times-Herald via AP, File)
March 16, 2017 - 7:27 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A disbarred Harvard University-trained attorney was sentenced to 40 years in prison Thursday after emotional testimony from his victims in a kidnapping so elaborate and bizarre that police in California initially dismissed it as a hoax. In court, victim Denise Huskins...
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FILE - In this March 25, 2015 file photo, a news crew reports in front of the home of Denise Huskins, who was abducted in Vallejo, Calif. Matthew Muller, a disbarred Harvard University-trained attorney, faces decades in prison when he is sentenced Thursday, March 16, 2017, for kidnapping Huskins in a scheme so elaborate and bizarre that police in California initially dismissed it as a hoax. (Chris Riley/Vallejo Times-Herald via AP, file)
March 16, 2017 - 7:23 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A disbarred Harvard University-trained attorney was sentenced to 40 years in prison Thursday after emotional testimony from his victims in a kidnapping so elaborate and bizarre that police in California initially dismissed it as a hoax. In court, victim Denise Huskins...
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March 16, 2017 - 7:57 am
TRUMP-BUDGET UPDATE: WH unveils Trump budget WASHINGTON (AP) — Military spending would get the biggest boost in President Donald Trump's proposed $1.15 trillion budget, just unveiled this morning. Environmental programs, medical research, Amtrak and an array of international and cultural programs...
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