The Nigerian schoolgirls are still missing. Now, the US has sent 80 troops to Africa to help look for them. The extremist group Boko Haram has the girls. The Pentagon’s press secretary compared the search for the girls to finding “a needle in a jungle.”
Source: washingtonpost.com

After a recent “cyber-attack,” Ebay is urging users to change their passwords. The attack impacted the database with encrypted passwords and non-financial data. But don’t get your panties in a bunch; PayPal wasn’t affected. Just your name, address, phone numbers, email addresses, and date of birth.
Source: cnet.com

A girl in California who was kidnapped ten years ago has been found alive. The girl was 15 when she was reportedly taken from a park by her mother’s boyfriend. The man forced her to marry him and two years ago they had a child. The now 25-year-old woman got the courage to come forward when she found her sister on Facebook. The 42-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of with kidnapping for rape, lewd acts with a minor, and false imprisonment.
Source: latimes.com

At least 70 people in New York City have been arrested for allegedly owning and trading child porn. Some of those arrested include a Boy Scout leader, a cop, a rabbi who home-school kids, and nurses.
Source: theskimm.com

Apple is no longer the world’s most valuable brand. Google has taken that title away from Apple, who held it for the past three years. According to the report, Google had a spirit of innovation and Apple didn’t really.
Source: cnn.com

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And there’s a new man-trend out there: “he-vage.” Jude Law recently went shopping in a t-shirt that barely contained his huge chest. It’s part of a new trend where men are brazenly displaying their hairy cleavage. Hence, “he-vage.”
Source: thedailybeast.com

And here’s some irony for you: a newspaper reporter just found out he’s allergic to newspaper. Apparently the pine resin used in the ink for the paper messes with Michael Dresser’s eyes and skin. So he warned his coworkers at the Baltimore Sun that he’ll be wearing gloves around the office from now on.
Source: newser.com