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Leader Of Boko Haram Vows To Sell Abducted Nigerian Schoolgirls

The leader of Boko Haram, the militant Islamist group responsible for kidnapping hundreds schoolgirls from their Nigerian boarding school, has vowed the girls will be sold.

Between 200…

Jessica Wakeman | May 5, 2014 - 12:30 pm

Nigerian Women March To Urge Government To Act On 230 Kidnapped Schoolgirls

Nearly 500 women marched through Abuja, Nigeria, to press the government to the seek the release of 230 schoolgirls who were kidnapped by Boko Haram, a group of Islamic militants,…

Jessica Wakeman | April 30, 2014 - 6:30 pm

5 Things To Know About Nigeria’s 234 Abducted Schoolgirls

It’s been two weeks since 234 Nigerian schoolgirls were kidnapped from their school and they are no closer to being found. The kidnapping is believed to be orchestrated by a group…

Claire Hannum | April 29, 2014 - 2:30 pm

Nothing Says Romance Like Forcing Your Girlfriend At Knifepoint To Marry You In Vegas

An Oregon man was arrested for kidnapping after he allegedly forced his girlfriend at knifepoint to go with him to Las Vegas and get married. Thomas Martin Pfeiffer allegedly threatened his…

Jessica Wakeman | December 31, 2013 - 3:00 pm

Officials Think They’ve Found Roma Girl “Maria”‘s Biological Parents In Bulgaria

Investigators in Europe say they have found the biological parents of Maria, a young girl living with a Roma couple who claimed the child was given away to them years…

Jessica Wakeman | October 25, 2013 - 1:20 pm

Blonde Girl Named “Maria” Removed From Gypsy Couple’s Care In Greece

A hot international news story: Greece has taken a young blonde girl called “Maria” away from a Roma, or gypsy, couple, though they claim to have adopted her from her…

Jessica Wakeman | October 21, 2013 - 12:40 pm

This Is The Most WTF Truck Decal Ever

Brad Kolb owns Hornet Signs in Waco, Texas. Baby genius that he is, Brad got the idea to make non-traditional truck tailgate decals as a means of advertising his company.

Julie Gerstein | September 6, 2013 - 1:38 pm

Elizabeth Smart Felt Like “Chewed Up Piece Of Gum” After Rapes

“I thought, ‘Oh, my gosh, I’m that chewed up piece of gum, nobody re-chews a piece of gum, you throw it away.’ And that’s how easy it is to feel…

Jessica Wakeman | May 6, 2013 - 2:40 pm

Michaele Salahi Has Been Kidnapped?!

Kidnapping — or publicity stunt? Tareq Salahi of Bravo’s now-cancelled “The Real Housewives of D.C.” claims his wife Michaele Salahi, one-half of the White House party-crashing duo, has been abducted.

Jessica Wakeman | September 14, 2011 - 5:20 pm

Kate Middleton Is Prepared For A Kidnapping

Now that she’s one of the most famous women in the world, the Dutchess of Cambridge is a prime target for nutters. Kate Middleton had to undergo personal safety training…

Jessica Wakeman | August 3, 2011 - 1:40 pm

Morning Quickies: Jaycee Dugard On Giving Birth In Captivity & Megan Fox Has Wrinkles

Jaycee Dugard’s memoir, A Stolen Life, comes out next week. Dugard was kidnapped at age 11 and found after 18 years in captivity. In a “Dateline” interview with Diane Sawyer…

Jessica Wakeman | July 8, 2011 - 11:40 am

Elizabeth Smart Faces Her Kidnapper At His Sentencing

“I don’t have much to say to you. I know that you know what you did was wrong … You did it with full knowledge. But I want you to…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | May 26, 2011 - 1:20 pm