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  • SWAT officers leave after a standoff with a man who held a Saehan Bank employee hostage in Buena Park on Thursday, March 1, 2014.
  • An Irvine businessman who held a bank employee hostage and then exchanged shots with SWAT officers was convicted.
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  • The Tensas State Bank branch in St. Joseph, La., is seen on Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013.
  • A man shot two hostages, killing one, at a bank in Louisiana Tuesday night before state police shot and killed him.
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  • Two bodies were found after a dayslong New Jersey standoff. Police say the suspect was killed and three kids were rescued.
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  • Law enforcement officers are shown near the scene of a hostage situation in the 2900 block of Delaware Avenue in Santa Monica.
  • A hostage situation and standoff in Santa Monica came to a deadly end after police say the suspect turned the gun on himself.
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  • This photograph released by the Alabama Department of Public Safety shows Jimmy Lee Dykes, a 65-year-old retired truck driver officials identify as the suspect in a fatal shooting and hostage standoff in Midland City, Ala.
  • The Alabama man who held a 5-year-old boy hostage in an underground bunker died of multiple gunshot wounds.
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  • A tent covers the bunker where where a 5-year-old boy was rescued by law enforcement after being held for nearly a week. FBI agents placed the blue tent over the bunker to protect evidence below.
  • Authorities say explosives were found on the property of the man who held a boy hostage for nearly a week in Alabama.
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  • Ethan, a boy who was held hostage for six days in an underground bunker in Midland City, Ala., is seen in this undated file photo.
  • A standoff with a man who took a 5-year-old boy hostage in Alabama ended with the rescue of the boy. The suspect is dead.
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  • Ethan, a boy who was held hostage for six days in an underground bunker in Midland City, Ala., is seen in this undated file photo.
  • A standoff with a man who took a 5-year-old boy hostage in Alabama ended with the rescue of the boy. The suspect is dead.
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  • The Alabama bus driver killed at the start of a multi-day hostage standoff was remembered for his acts of kindness.
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  • This photograph released by the Alabama Department of Public Safety shows Jimmy Lee Dykes, a 65-year-old retired truck driver officials identify as the suspect in a fatal shooting and hostage standoff in Midland City, Ala.
  • Alabama authorities are still communicating with a man accused of abducting a boy and holding him hostage in a bunker.
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  • An Alabama man is showing no signs of surrender, days after allegedly shooting a bus driver and taking a child hostage.
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  • Multiple agencies work to free a 5-year-old boy, who was still being held hostage by a gunman in a bunker in Midland City, Ala., on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013.
  • Talks continued for a second day Thursday to free a 5-year-old boy being held hostage by a murder suspect in Alabama.
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  • Multiple agencies work to free a 5-year-old boy, who was still being held hostage by a gunman in a bunker in Midland City, Ala., on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013.
  • Talks continued for a second day to free a 5-year-old boy being held hostage by a murder suspect in Alabama.
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  • Multiple agencies responded to the hostage situation on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, in Midland City, Ala., where a gunman killed a school bus driver and kidnapped a 6-year-old boy.
  • An Alabama man who killed a school bus driver and kidnapped a 6-year-old student is still holding that child hostage.
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  • Multiple agencies responded to the hostage situation on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, in Midland City, Ala., where a gunman killed a school bus driver and kidnapped a 6-year-old boy.
  • An Alabama man who killed a school bus driver and kidnapped a 6-year-old is still holding that child hostage.
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  • Multiple agencies responded to the hostage situation on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, in Midland City, Ala., where a gunman killed a school bus driver and kidnapped a 6-year-old boy.
  • An Alabama man who killed a school bus driver and kidnapped a 6-year-old is still holding that child hostage.
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  • Multiple agencies responded to the hostage situation in Midland City, Ala., where a gunman killed a school bus driver and kidnapped a 6-year-old boy.
  • An Alabama man who killed a school bus driver and kidnapped a 6-year-old student is still holding that child hostage.
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  • Two Americans from the Boston area, 61-year-old Michel Louis and 39-year-old Lisa Alphonse, were kidnapped at gunpoint in Egypt on Friday, July 13, 2012.
  • A Bedouin tribesman is threatening to kill two Americans who were kidnapped in Egypt if he is arrested.
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  • A man who claimed allegiance to Al Qaeda and took four people hostage at a bank in Toulouse, France, has been captured.
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  • A bank manager held hostage by a man armed with a shotgun and pipe bombs speaks out about her terrifying encounter.
  • A bank manager held hostage by a man armed with a shotgun and pipe bombs speaks out about her terrifying encounter.
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  • A bank manager held hostage by a man armed with a shotgun and pipe bombs speaks out about her terrifying encounter.
  • A bank manager held hostage by a man armed with a shotgun and pipe bombs speaks out about her terrifying encounter.
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  • A bank hostage standoff in Buena Park ended with a SWAT team opening fire on the suspect and rescuing the bank manager.
  • Police released a 911 call and new details on a hostage situation at a bank in Buena Park that left the suspect wounded.
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  • A bank hostage standoff in Buena Park ended with a SWAT team opening fire on the suspect and rescuing the bank manager.
  • Police released a 911 call and new details on that hostage situation at a bank in Buena Park that left the suspect wounded.
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  • The man behind a SWAT standoff at a Buena Park bank had a personal grudge against the bank manager who he held hostage.
  • The man behind a SWAT standoff at a Buena Park bank had a personal grudge against the bank manager who he held hostage.
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  • The man behind a SWAT standoff at a Buena Park bank had a personal grudge against the bank manager who he held hostage.
  • The man behind a SWAT standoff at a Buena Park bank had a personal grudge against the bank manager who he held hostage.
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  • The man behind a SWAT standoff at a Buena Park bank had a personal grudge against the bank manager who he held hostage.
  • The man behind a SWAT standoff at a Buena Park bank had a personal grudge against the bank manager who he held hostage.
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  • A bank hostage standoff in Buena Park ended with a SWAT team opening fire on the suspect and rescuing the bank manager.
  • A bank hostage standoff in Buena Park ended with a SWAT team opening fire on the suspect and rescuing the bank manager.
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  • The man behind a SWAT standoff at a Buena Park bank had a personal grudge against the bank manager who he held hostage.
  • A Buena Park bank amped up security Friday following a dangerous hostage situation that shook up the neighborhood.
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  • A bank hostage standoff in Buena Park ended with a SWAT team opening fire on the suspect and rescuing the bank manager.
  • A Buena Park bank hostage standoff ended when a SWAT team opened fire on the suspect and rescued the bank manager.
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  • A bank hostage standoff in Buena Park ended with a SWAT team opening fire on the suspect and rescuing the bank manager.
  • A bank hostage standoff in Buena Park ended with a SWAT team opening fire on the suspect and rescuing the bank manager.
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  • A bank hostage standoff in Buena Park ended with a SWAT team opening fire on the suspect and rescuing the bank manager.
  • A bank hostage standoff in Buena Park ended with a SWAT team opening fire on the suspect and rescuing the bank manager.
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  • The manager of a McDonalds in Ohio called 911 after she was taken hostage by a woman on Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012.
  • The manager of a McDonald's in Ohio called 911 after she was taken hostage by a woman on Wednesday.
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  • The manager of a McDonalds in Ohio called 911 after she was taken hostage by a woman on Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012.
  • The manager of a McDonald's in Ohio called 911 after she was taken hostage by a woman on Wednesday.
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  • The manager of a McDonalds in Ohio called 911 after she was taken hostage by a woman on Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012.
  • The manager of a McDonald's in Ohio called 911 after she was taken hostage by a woman on Wednesday.
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  • A 76-year-old Texas man spent two days bound in a blanket before he rolled out of his home to be rescued.
  • A 76-year-old Texas man spent two days bound in a blanket before he rolled out of his home to be rescued.
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  • A 76-year-old Texas man spent two days bound in a blanket before he rolled out of his home to be rescued.
  • A 76-year-old Texas man spent two days bound in a blanket before he rolled out of his home to be rescued.
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  • A Virginia man is under arrest after hijacking a Greyhound bus at gunpoint near Raleigh, North Carolina Thursday.
  • A Virginia man is under arrest after hijacking a Greyhound bus at gunpoint near Raleigh, North Carolina Thursday.
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  • A Virginia man is under arrest after hijacking a Greyhound bus at gunpoint near Raleigh, North Carolina Thursday.
  • A Virginia man is under arrest after hijacking a Greyhound bus at gunpoint near Raleigh, North Carolina Thursday.
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  • A slippery patch of ice foiled a bank robber holding a hostage at gunpoint in Takoma Park, Maryland.
  • A slippery patch of ice foiled a bank robber holding a hostage at gunpoint in Takoma Park, Maryland.
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  • A slippery patch of ice foiled a bank robber holding a hostage at gunpoint in Takoma Park, Maryland.
  • A slippery patch of ice foiled a bank robber holding a hostage at gunpoint in Takoma Park, Maryland.
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  • A daring rescue as South Korean sailors storm a freighter hijacked by Somali pirates holding more than 21 hostages.
  • A daring rescue as South Korean sailors storm a freighter hijacked by Somali pirates holding more than 21 hostages.
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  • A daring rescue as South Korean sailors storm a freighter hijacked by Somali pirates holding more than 21 hostages.
  • A daring rescue as South Korean sailors storm a freighter hijacked by Somali pirates holding more than 21 hostages.
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  • The Wisconsin teenager who held his classmates hostage has died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
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  • Wisconsin students who were held hostage by their classmate tried to keep him calm by chatting and laughing with him.
  • Wisconsin students held hostage by their classmate tried to keep him calm by chatting and laughing with him.
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  • Authorities say all hostages were released from a high school in Marinette, Wis. where an armed student had held them.
  • Authorities say all hostages were released from a high school in Marinette, Wis. where an armed student had held them.
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  • Iran on Friday postponed the planned release of an American woman jailed along with two friends for more than a year, state media reported.
  • Iran on Friday postponed the planned release of an American woman jailed along with two friends for more than a year, state media reported.
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  • Two employees who were taken hostage at the Discovery Channel headquarters tell their story on the Oprah Winfrey show.
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  • A hostage situation at a Germany gas station ended when police tasered the suspect.
  • A hostage situation at a Germany gas station ended when police tasered the suspect.
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  • A hostage situation at a Germany gas station ended when police tasered the suspect.
  • A hostage situation at a Germany gas station ended when police tasered the suspect.
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  • In an interview with ABC News, the brother of the gunman at Discovery Channel headquarters said he probably wanted to die.
  • In an interview with ABC News, the brother of the gunman at Discovery Channel headquarters said 'he probably wanted' to die.
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