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American Tourist Abducted In Uganda Shares Darkest Thoughts From Her Captivity
Kimberly Endicott recalled the moment she felt "pure fear."
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Florida Man Kills 4 Children And Himself After Daylong Standoff With Police
The standoff ended when police entered the apartment and found the children and the suspect Gary Wayne Lindsey Jr. dead of gunshot wounds.
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1 Person Found Dead After Explosion Rocks Site Of Alleged Domestic Hostage Situation
Connecticut authorities say a man took his wife hostage in their home for several days.
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4 Dead As Hostage Standoff Ends At California Veterans Home
Three female employees and the gunman were all found dead after a daylong siege.
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Freed Taliban Prisoner Thought Trump Presidency Couldn't Be Real
"It didn’t enter my mind that he was being serious," Joshua Boyle recalled of the moment a captor told him the news.
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Colombian Guerrilla Group Admits To Killing Russian-Armenian Hostage
By Helen Murphy and Luis Jaime Acosta, Reuters
The ELN says Arsen Voskanyan was killed during an attempt to flee the group's custody.
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American And Australian Hostages Shown In New Video Released By Taliban
By James Mackenzie, Reuters
The two captive men are shown pleading with the U.S. government to negotiate their release.
Suspect In Custody After Robbery Turns To Hostage Situation At Florida Bank
At least 11 people were held hostage.
Captive Mitt Romney Held Hostage at "Show" Dinner
Lawyer, opinion journalist and political satirist.
"The left hand is clenched in a classic 'fist of rage' which tells us, 'I am willing to fight for my safety if you try and
THE WORLD POST
Why Anti-Corruption Protests Are Rising In Armenia
DPhil Candidate, University of Oxford
While corruption has been a defining characteristic of Armenian politics for decades, the summer 2015 Electric Yerevan protests revealed that Armenians are increasingly willing to participate in anti-corruption demonstrations.
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The Hostage's Daughter To Be Published This Fall
Journalist/author based between Beirut and Brooklyn. VICE, Atl...
"Violent conflicts always entangle the innocent, and the scars they leave take decades to heal. Journalist Sulome Anderson
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Elderly Priest Killed In French Church Attack Claimed By ISIS
By Noemie Olive, Reuters
Police shot dead the two attackers following the attack in northern France.
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Walmart Hostage Taker Shot Dead By Police
Suspect Mohammad Moghaddam had 'work-related dispute,' police say
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Two French Police Officers Killed In Attack Claimed By ISIS
By Chine Labbé and Simon Carraud, Reuters
The attacker reportedly filmed part of the assault live on Facebook.
THE WORLD POST
Diplomacies, from Public to Pubic
Princeton Ph.d, former senior foreign service diplomat
My own minor, rather frivolous, contribution to the creation of the new diplomatic jargon -- pubic diplomacy -- did not appeal to the wordmasters of the universe. But it does occasionally appears as a typo in some U.S. Embassy internal memoranda.
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At Least 20 Dead After Al Qaeda Affiliate Attacks Hotel In Burkina Faso
By Nadoun Coulibaly and Joe Bavier, Reuters
About 30 hostages including the labor minister were freed from the hotel, said Minister of Communications Remis Dandjinou.
THE WORLD POST
American In Paris: A Horror Story
Kiki Von Glinow
Director of Growth & Analytics, Audience Development, HuffPost
It's well past 2 a.m. now and our eyes are glued to the news. We've closed the curtains and I shake every time we hear a car go by, thinking about the Mumbai hotel attacks in 2008 that killed more than 160 and wounded hundreds.
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Woman Who Kept Captives In 'Basement Of Horrors' Gets Life Sentence
Victims were starved, beaten and drugged.
Meandering Through History, "Off the Radar"
Writer, Thinker, Humanitarian with an eye on local and global ...
Today is the 36th anniversary of the US Embassy takeover by Iranian revolutionaries. That fateful day gave rise to the ensuing "Hostage Crisis", which lasted 444 days.
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