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Hunt for kidnapped Chibok girls may take years, general says

YOLA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria’s defense minister says it may take years to find all the Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped by the Nigeria-based Islamic extremist group Boko Haram. The group kidnapped 276 schoolgirls from a school in the northeastern town of Chibok in April 2014. Some escaped and 21 were released last year after negotiations with Boko Haram, but 195 remain ... Read More »

Goldman Sachs’ profits miss forecasts as trading struggled

NEW YORK (AP) — Goldman Sachs had a rare miss in its first quarter results, the bank said Tuesday, as its typically best-in-class trading desks did not perform as well as its competitors. The bank’s stock to fall in pre-market trading. The New York-based investment bank earned $2.16 billion compared with $1.2 billion in the same period a year earlier. ... Read More »

The Latest: Migrant exodus from Libya amid warm weather

BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on migration issues in Europe (all times local): 2:05 p.m. Aid groups say the recent spike in Mediterranean migrant rescues corresponds with improved weather conditions and the looming start of beefed-up Libyan coast guard patrols that could block migrants from reaching Europe. Over Easter weekend, rescue ships plucked some 8,360 people from 55 different rubber ... Read More »

Man arrested in connection with death of runner due in court

LEOMINSTER, Mass. (AP) — A man arrested in connection with the death of a Google employee near her mother’s Massachusetts home last summer is due in court. Angelo Colon-Ortiz will be arraigned Tuesday in Leominster (LEH’-mihn-stur) District Court on assault with intent to rape and other charges in the Aug. 7 death of New York City resident Vanessa Marcotte. The ... Read More »

Private Dubai TV channel shutting down amid slowdown

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A privately owned Dubai satellite television channel is shutting down amid an economic slowdown caused by low oil prices. Staff at the English-language channel City7 said Tuesday they were in the process of shutting down. They spoke on condition of anonymity as they feared repercussions. The channel is owned by BinHendi Enterprises, a private ... Read More »