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Soldiers walk to block the advancing civil society groups protesting the abduction of Chibok school girls during a rally pressing for the girls' release in Abuja on May 6, 2014, ahead of World Economic Forum. (credit: PIUS UTOMI EKPEI/AFP/Getty Images)

Official: Nigerian Government Rules Out Swapping Islamic Militants For Nearly 300 Kidnapped Schoolgirls

Nigeria’s government is ruling out an exchange of more than 270 kidnapped schoolgirls for detained Islamic militants, Britain’s top official for Africa said Wednesday.

05/15/2014

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Police: Annapolis Woman Arranged Murder-For-Hire Plot

An Annapolis woman arranged a murder-for-hire plot on a witness who was set to testify against her boyfriend, Anne Arundel County Police say.

05/07/2014

A woman carries a handwritten plea for the release of the schoolgirls at a demonstration in the Nigerian capital Lagos.(PIUS UTOMI EKPEI/AFP/Getty Images)

Nigeria Police: 53 Schoolgirls Escaped; 276 Girls Are Still Held Captive By Islamic Extremists

The number of kidnapped schoolgirls missing in Nigeria has risen to 276, up by more than 30 from what police said before.

05/02/2014

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Naked Man Jumping Out of Pursued Car Turns Out To Be Kidnapping Victim

A naked man who jumped from a moving vehicle being pursued by police in Maryland early Tuesday morning turned out to be a kidnapping victim.

02/04/2014

File photo of handcuffed prisoner. (credit: MASSOUD HOSSAINI/AFP/Getty Images)

5 Charged in Alleged Frederick, Md., Kidnapping

Frederick police are charging five people with kidnapping and armed robbery of an acquaintance.

01/10/2014

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Man Wanted in Metro Kidnapping Turns Himself In

Authorities say a man accused of kidnapping a man and forcing him to ride a Metro train at gunpoint before robbing him has turned himself in.

12/29/2013

File photo of a Metro train. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Suspect ID’d in Metro Kidnapping, Armed Robbery

The man who kidnapped another man at gunpoint at a Metro station and forced to withdraw cash from several ATMs has been identified by Metro Transit Police.

12/24/2013

File photo of Metro station. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/GettyImages)

Police: Man Kidnapped, Forced to Withdraw Cash

Metro police say a man was kidnapped at gunpoint at a Metro station and forced to withdraw cash from several ATMs.

12/23/2013

Al-Qaida's American spokesman says the U.S.'s kidnapping of an al-Qaida suspect from Libya is a crime of piracy, urging Libyans to attack U.S. interests everywhere. MOHAMMED HUWAIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Al-Qaida Spokesman Accuses US Of Kidnapping, ‘Crimes Of Piracy’

Al-Qaida’s American spokesman says the U.S.’s kidnapping of an al-Qaida suspect from Libya is a crime of piracy, urging Libyans to attack U.S. interests everywhere.

12/01/2013

File photo of handcuffed prisoner. (credit: MASSOUD HOSSAINI/AFP/Getty Images)

Man Charged With Kidnapping Bank Employee

Montgomery County Police have charged a man after a bank employee was kidnapped and forced to let a robber into the branch with his keys.

11/27/2013

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