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kidnapped

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Kidnapped woman calls for help via online pizza order, say police

Technically Incorrect: Tapping an app and begging for Pizza Hut to call 911 may have saved a Florida woman and her three children from her knife-wielding boyfriend.

By May 6, 2015

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Uber disputes kidnapping claims

A Los Angeles woman claims her Uber driver drove her 20 miles off her route and took her to an abandoned parking lot. Uber says the driver was dealing with an intoxicated passenger.

By October 14, 2014

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Ep. 1352: Where we kidnap our childhood

An app that lets you sign up for a voluntary kidnapping, nerds spending way too much money on one-word Twitter accounts, LA rolls back a pathetically disorganized iPad rollout to high school students, the answer to why "The Simpsons" is still unavailable to stream, and a very long analysis of the family dynamic in "Full House."

By September 27, 2013

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The 404 1,352: Where we kidnap our childhood (podcast)

An app that lets you sign up for a voluntary kidnapping, nerds spending way too much money on one-word Twitter accounts, LA rolls back a pathetically disorganized iPad rollout to high school students, the answer to why "The Simpsons" is still unavailable to stream, and a very long analysis of the family dynamic in "Full House."

By September 27, 2013

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Samsung kidnaps iPhone 5 owner on 'Conan'

Just as an intern for "Conan" gets an exclusive, advance iPhone 5, men in dark suits arrive. It is patently painful.

By September 14, 2012

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#BringBackOurGirls illustrates the power of a hashtag

After more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls are kidnapped, a viral hashtag makes the world pay attention.

By May 8, 2014

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Russian police free kidnapped Kaspersky son

The 20-year-old son of the antivirus company's founder was abducted earlier this week and was being held for a reported $4.3 million ransom.

By April 24, 2011

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Kaspersky Lab mum on kidnapping report

The 20-year-old son of CEO Eugene Kaspersky was kidnapped on his way to work on Tuesday, according to a report.

By April 21, 2011

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Far Cry 3

Far Cry 3 puts you in the middle of an epic island adventure as you battle a madman who has kidnapped your friends.

December 3, 2012

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Apple Store employee rescues woman from alleged kidnapper

An employee at an Apple Store in Louisville, Ky., helps a woman who was allegedly kidnapped by discreetly contacting police, as she and the purported kidnapper are in the store.

By August 7, 2012