1. RESCUE

    U.S. Sends Team to Nigeria to Find Girls

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    The White House announced Tuesday that U.S. military and law-enforcement personnel will be dispatched to Nigeria as soon as possible to assist with the search for nearly 300 teenage girls taken from their school by Islamist militants three weeks ago. Secretary of State John Kerry repeated the offer to Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan on a phone call Tuesday, and Kerry is meeting with President Obama about the issue today as well. The militant group Boko Haram reportedly kidnapped eight more girls Monday night.

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