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Gunmen abduct 150 schoolgirls in Nigeria

Gunmen abduct 150 schoolgirls in Nigeria's Kaduna state. And a Honduras court finds former energy executive Roberto David Castillo guilty of planning the murder of environmental activist Berta Cáceres in 2016. Also, Israel's parliament blocks the extension of a law that bars citizenship or permanent residency for Palestinians who marry Israeli citizens.

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Hundreds arrested in massive global crime sting

Global operation by Australia and the American FBI leads to the arrest of more than 800 suspected criminals. And the Nigerian government bans Twitter after the platform deleted a tweet from President Muhammadu Buhari. Also, a man in a pickup truck rams into a Muslim immigrant family in Canada on the street, killing four people.

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Hundreds of abducted schoolgirls in Nigeria released

Top of The World: A group of 279 girls who were abducted from a boarding school in the increasingly lawless northwestern Nigeria have been released. And, Reporters Without Borders has filed a criminal complaint in a German court against Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman related to the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Also, the Biden administration announced sanctions against senior Russian government officials over the poisoning and imprisonment of opposition leader Alexei Navalny.

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