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US Lawmakers Examine Response to Boko Haram Abductions

The Obama administration says it is taking action to help rescue more than 250 Nigerian schoolgirls abducted in mid-April, but that it is encountering challenges and obstacles in the effort.  U.S. officials testified on Capitol Hill, where lawmakers uniformly condemned Boko Haram Islamist militants. From widespread protests to a borderless social media campaign, the schoolgirls’ plight continues to grip the world’s attention.  U.S. Senator Chris Coons heads the Africa panel of...

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