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US Assisting Nigeria in Search for Abducted Schoolgirls

The White House Monday confirmed the United States is helping Nigeria in the effort to find and free nearly 300 schoolgirls abducted April 14 from a school in northeastern Borno State. On the same day the Islamist militant group Boko Haram claimed responsibility for the mass abduction, a U.S. spokesperson suggested many of the girls may have already been moved out of the country.   White House spokesman Jay Carney Monday denounced the kidnappings “as an outrage and terrible...

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