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  5/7/2014, Iyar 7, 5774

Obama: We'll Help Nigeria Find Kidnapped Girls

U.S. President Barack Obama said Tuesday that the U.S. will do everything it can to help Nigeria find nearly 300 teenage girls who have been missing since they were abducted from school three weeks ago by the Islamist Boko Haram group.

"In the short term our goal is obviously is to help the international community, and the Nigerian government, as a team to do everything we can to recover these young ladies," Obama told NBC. "But we're also going to have to deal with the broader problem of organizations like this that ... can cause such havoc in people's day-to-day lives."