News Headlines - 21 May 2014

U.S. Sends Troops to Chad to Aid Hunt for Nigerian Schoolgirls - NYTimes.com

The United States has sent 80 troops to Chad in Central Africa to support a growing international effort in neighboring Nigeria to help find and rescue the schoolgirls who were abducted by an Islamist extremist group last month, the White House said on Wednesday.

Six arrested in Iran for ‘Happy’ dance video

An Internet video of six young Iranian men and women dancing to Pharrell Williams’ “Happy” has led to their arrests, showing how far Tehran will go to halt what it deems to be decadent Western behaviour — despite the views of its moderate president.

Ebay reveals cyber attack on database - FT.com

EBay is asking all of its nearly 150m registered users to reset passwords after revealing that hackers were able to access passwords, phone numbers, addresses and other personal data on the online retail site.

BBC News - Japan paper says Fukushima workers fled during 2011 crisis

About 90% of workers at Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant fled at the height of the meltdown crisis in 2011, a Japanese newspaper has reported.

Kidnapped California Woman Found Safe After 10 Years - NYTimes.com

A California woman kidnapped 10 years ago, when she was 15 years old, was found on Wednesday, the authorities announced on Wednesday, after the police arrested the man they said had kept her under his control since 2004.








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