US 'Outrage' over Missing Nigerian Girls

White House pledges to help find girls abducted by Islamist militants; Modern-day slavery; Another knife attack in China; Cheerleader lawsuits

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55 minutes

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Tue 6 May 2014 09:06 GMT

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