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2006-08-15 22:01:40

By Jason Szep BOSTON (Reuters) - Two days after her abduction in Baghdad, American journalist Jill Carroll desperately pleaded with her captors to believe she was not hiding an electronic chip somewhere in her body to communicate with U.S. Marines.

2006-08-15 19:48:15

By Jason Szep BOSTON (Reuters) - Two days after her abduction in Baghdad, American journalist Jill Carroll desperately pleaded with her captors to believe she was not hiding an electronic chip somewhere in her body to communicate with U.S. Marines.

2006-08-13 17:09:46

By Svea Herbst-Bayliss BOSTON (Reuters) - Certain she would be murdered by the men who kidnapped her on a Baghdad street and fatally shot her translator, American journalist Jill Carroll begged her captors at one point to use a gun to end her life rather than a knife.

2006-08-09 08:21:28

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The U.S. military said on Wednesday it had arrested four Iraqis suspected of being involved in the abduction of U.S. journalist Jill Carroll, held hostage for 82 days before her release earlier this year.

2006-04-03 16:44:21

By Svea Herbst-Bayliss BOSTON (Reuters) - American journalist Jill Carroll on Monday paid an emotional visit to her paper's newsroom and her editor said the U.S. government played a key role in freeing the writer after 82 days as a hostage in Iraq.

2006-04-02 13:15:25

By Jason Szep BOSTON (Reuters) - Jill Carroll, the American journalist held captive in Iraq for 82 days, returned home to the United States on Sunday for a reunion with family whose emotional appeals rallied a global campaign for her freedom.

2006-04-02 15:14:36

By Jason Szep BOSTON (Reuters) - Jill Carroll, the American journalist held captive in Iraq for 82 days, returned home to the United States on Sunday for a reunion with family whose emotional appeals rallied a global campaign for her freedom.

2006-04-01 19:01:25

By Jason Szep BOSTON (Reuters) - Describing her captivity in Iraq as horrific, freed American hostage Jill Carroll disavowed on Saturday critical statements she made about the United States, saying she had been forced to make a propaganda video.

2006-04-01 17:48:04

BOSTON (Reuters) - Describing her captivity in Iraq as horrific, freed American hostage Jill Carroll disavowed critical statements she made about the United States, saying on Saturday she had been forced into making a propaganda video.

2006-03-31 17:34:21

By Jason Szep BOSTON (Reuters) - Freed American j


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