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WASHINGTON (AP) — A person familiar with a federal investigation of U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez says the Department of Justice is expected to bring criminal charges against the New Jersey Democrat in the coming weeks.
An American woman kidnapped by masked gunmen in central Nigeria last month was released on Friday and handed over to US government officials, police told AFP. Phyllis Sortor, a missionary with the Free Methodist Church, was seized on February 23 in the village of Emiworo in Kogi state. An AFP journalist at the handover in the state capital Lokoja said the 71-year-old Sortor appeared unharmed with no visible signs of abuse.