Divers stop search for 3rd Hudson River tugboat crash victim

 

NEW YORK (AP) — Police divers late Sunday stopped searching inside a sunken tugboat for the body of a third crew member who went missing after the boat crashed into a barge on the Hudson River north of New York City.

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Girls keep out: Female video gamers face vile abuse, threats

NEW YORK (AP) — Nico Deyo, a 33-year-old e-commerce specialist from Milwaukee, used to enjoy mixing it up with players from around the world in the popular online fantasy game "World of Warcraft." Then a stalker began harassing her on the game's forums, impersonating her in the game and, later, sending her barrages of Twitter messages, some threatening her with graphic rape and murder.

  • Written by TALI ARBEL, AP Business Writer

UN adopts 1st resolution tackling sexual abuse by UN troops

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council on Friday approved its first-ever resolution tackling the escalating problem of sexual abuse by U.N. peacekeepers who act as predators when sent to protect vulnerable civilians in some of the world's most volatile areas.

  • Written by EDITH M. LEDERER, Associated Press

Police: Sisters reported as runaways were actually kidnapped

VESTAL, N.Y. (AP) — A pair of teenage sisters who were reported as runaways last year actually had been abducted by a family acquaintance, and a telephone tip led to their rescue this week, authorities say.

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