Kidnapping and Hostages

ABC7 News Morning Digest: Wednesday

1 hour ago   |   ABC

MORNING UPDATE: SFPD investigates reported kidnapping & rape, Pelosi to hold impeachment meeting, REAL ID. Here are your top stories for Wednesday.
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A former Somali army commander who worked as an Uber driver in Virginia has been found guilty of a war crime

A former Somali army commander who worked as an Uber driver in Virginia has been found guilty of a war crime

6 hours ago   |   Business Insider

A former Somali army colonel who fought in the country's civil war in the 1980s, and drove for Uber in Virginia has been convicted of a war crime. CNN reported earlier this...
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Iran's Durable Revolution

13 hours ago   |   Foreign Affairs

Do not step on Persian carpets or mullahs, for they will increase in value. -Persian Proverb Four years after Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini's triumphant return to Teheran, Iran's...
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Chicago man says last minute change kept him off doomed plane in '79

18 hours ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO - In 1979, Chicago mayor Michael Bilandic had been swept from power after a harsh winter and a botched response to a blizzard. More than two dozen corpses were pulled...
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Man who kidnapped 2 Texas sisters in bizarre crime spree gets life in prison

18 hours ago   |   ABC

Police believe Terry Miles sexually assaulted one of the girls repeatedly for months before killing their mother and fleeing with them to Colorado.
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Jury set to deliberate in fatal Delaware prison riot

19 hours ago   |   National Post

WILMINGTON, Del. - Jury deliberations are set to begin in the trial of an inmate accused of leading a riot at Delaware's maximum-security prison during which a guard was killed...
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Texas man gets life sentence for abduction of 2 sisters

22 hours ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

AUSTIN, Texas - A man accused of fatally beating a Central Texas woman and kidnapping her daughters has been sentenced to life in federal prison.
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Texas man gets 45-year prison term for abduction of 2 girls

23 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

AUSTIN, Texas - A Central Texas man accused of fatally beating his girlfriend and kidnapping her daughters has been sentenced to 45 years in federal prison. Terry Allen Miles...
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8 incredible things Jimmy Carter does at 94 that prove age is just a number

8 incredible things Jimmy Carter does at 94 that prove age is just a number

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

At 94 years old, former President Jimmy Carter is the longest-living American president in US history. Carter was released from the hospital last Thursday after he fell and...
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Man accused of kidnapping, raping woman added to Most Wanted Fugitive list

Man accused of kidnapping, raping woman added to Most Wanted Fugitive list

1 day ago   |   WCVB

A man accused of kidnapping and raping a woman at knifepoint over several hours in New Bedford last year has been added to the state's Most Wanted Fugitive list.
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Schiff cancels 'enforcement' meeting after Justice Department offers to...

Schiff cancels 'enforcement' meeting after Justice Department offers to share Mueller documents

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Nancy Pelosi: Trump is ‘engaged in a cover-up'

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Probe Into Racist Photo In Gov. Ralph Northam's Yearbook Complete

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The RV crashed into several cars and a palm tree. Read more ...

Mnuchin dismisses IRS memo saying Congress must be given Trump's tax returns

Mnuchin dismisses IRS memo saying Congress must be given Trump's tax returns

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Wednesday dismissed an internal IRS memo concluding it is "mandatory" for the IRS to turn over President Donald Trump's tax returns to... Read more ...

Eli Lilly's Half-Price Insulin Goes On Sale, But Critics Say It's Still Too...

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Pelosi, Schumer slam Trump for abandoning infrastructure talks

Pelosi, Schumer slam Trump for abandoning infrastructure talks

Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer on Wednesday slammed President Trump for abandoning a planned meeting on infrastructure spending after the House speaker accused him of a... Read more ...

Democrats To Get DOJ Documents, But Dispute Rages On Between Hill And White...

Democrats To Get DOJ Documents, But Dispute Rages On Between Hill And White House

The Justice Department will begin handing over material to the House intelligence committee in response to a subpoena, Chairman Adam Schiff says. But the broader political... Read more ...

Investigators can't determine whether Northam was in blackface yearbook photo

Investigators can't determine whether Northam was in blackface yearbook photo

Investigators hired by Eastern Virginia Medical School were not able to identify the two individuals depicted in an offensive photograph on Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's 1984... Read more ...

The DOJ agreed to turn over Mueller counterintelligence documents to...

The DOJ agreed to turn over Mueller counterintelligence documents to Congress that could answer many lingering Trump-Russia questions

The Justice Department agreed to begin turning over counterintelligence and foreign intelligence documents related to the Russia investigation to the House Intelligence... Read more ...