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Ukrainian president’s endorsement of a 2005 Joaquin Phoenix doc helped resolve a hostage situation

Yes, this is real.

On Jul 21, 2020 by Colleen Hagerty

Melania Trump with a tweet from her saying she's hard at work at the White House.

There’s no way Melania Trump wrote the tweet assuring her safety

Those 'blink twice for help' protest posters would come in handy right about now.

On May 31, 2018 by Samantha Grasso

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Gunmen storm Tunisian museum, killing several people and taking hostages

Their motives are currently unclear.

On Mar 18, 2015 by Andrew Couts

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Paris hit with second terrorism-related hostage situation

This is an ongoing situation. Stay tuned for developments.

On Jan 9, 2015 by Aaron Sankin

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Alleged Charlie Hebdo shooter to man he let live: ‘We don’t kill civilians’

Didier got extraordinarily lucky.

On Jan 9, 2015 by Aaron Sankin

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Alleged Charlie Hebdo shooters take hostage, engage in standoff with authorities

The manhunt continues.

On Jan 9, 2015 by Aaron Sankin

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Sydney siege ends after police storm Lindt Cafe

At least two people are reported dead in a flurry of violence.

On Dec 15, 2014 by Kevin Collier

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Sydney siege suspect Man Haron Monis’s bizarre life of crime

Everything we know about the man allegedly at the center of a deadly hostage crisis.

On Dec 15, 2014 by Miles Klee

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Two gunman have taken hostages at a Sydney cafe

It's unknown who is behind the hostage situation.

On Dec 14, 2014 by Ned Donovan, Selena Larson

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Al Qaeda hostage films video message pleading for Obama’s help

The terrorist network once again trots out Warren Weinstein as a bargaining chip.

On Dec 26, 2013 by Miles Klee

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Did Paris gunman also launch DDoS attacks against his targets’ websites?

Authorities are hunting for a man who critically wounded a photojournalist Monday and may have orchestrated simultaneous DDoS attacks.

On Nov 18, 2013 by Miles Klee

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Terrorist group behind Westgate shooting livetweeted the attack

The account, @HSM-Press, has since been suspended. 

On Sep 22, 2013 by Curt Hopkins

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Facebook says it’s not ransoming your posts

Facebook said that while engagement might be dropping for some users, overall it's jumped 34 percent for people with more than 100,000 followers

On Mar 4, 2013 by Kevin Morris

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Algeria hostage’s family learns of his death on Facebook

When the family of Kenneth Whiteside learned about his death during a hostage crisis at an Algerian natural gas complex, it wasn't via the Scottish government. It was on Facebook.

On Jan 21, 2013 by Jordan Valinsky

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Man takes hostage, updates Facebook page during police negotiations

A 22-year-old Pittsburgh man continued to update his Facebook page—and receive comments from friends and family—while holding another individual hostage in an office building. 

On Sep 21, 2012 by Chase Hoffberger