A television image aired by Arab television network Al Jazeera June 27, 2004 shows the Marine Corps ID card of Wassef Ali Hassoun. (credit: Getty Images)

Marine Who Said He Was Kidnapped Returned To US

Marine Cpl. Wassef Ali Hassoun disappeared from his unit in Iraq nearly a decade ago under mysterious circumstances. A week later, a photo of a blindfolded Hassoun with a sword poised above his head turned up on Al-Jazeera television. There was even a claim that he was beheaded.


File photo of a bride. (Photo Credit: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images)

Charleston Bride Falls Deathly Ill On Wedding Day

Perhaps the only thing scarier than being jailed or kidnapped while traveling overseas is becoming deathly ill, especially in a place where one doesn’t speak the language.



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