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Maersk Alabama Hijacking (2009)

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  • Changing course put wind in the sails of 'Captain Phillips'

    Changing course put wind in the sails of 'Captain Phillips'
    For Paul Greengrass, the journey of "Captain Phillips" took him through unfamiliar waters in which he had to make himself at home. "For some reason with this one, I took a few days to find my way," the director says. "I remember feeling I was a bit...
  • Two former Navy SEALs found dead aboard 'Captain Phillips' ship

    Two former Navy SEALs found dead aboard 'Captain Phillips' ship
    Two American security officers and former Navy SEALs have been found dead on board the Maersk Alabama, the cargo ship whose hijacking by Somali pirates inspired the film "Captain Phillips," Seychelles Island police said Wednesday. According to police,...
  • 'Captain Phillips' ship deaths: Ex-Navy Seal, security officer ID'd

    'Captain Phillips' ship deaths: Ex-Navy Seal, security officer ID'd
    The Maersk Alabama, featured in the movie “Captain Phillips,” has left the Seychelles after authorities completed the investigation into the deaths of two Americans, one of whom was a former Navy SEAL. On Tuesday, two Americans were found...
  • Drugs discovered on 'Captain Phillips' ship where ex-SEALs found dead

    Drugs discovered on 'Captain Phillips' ship where ex-SEALs found dead
    Police found drugs and drug paraphernalia in the cabin where two ex-Navy SEALs were found dead earlier this week, according to a company spokesman. The bodies of security contractors Mark Daniel Kennedy, 43, of Baton Rouge, La., and Jeffrey Reynolds,...
  • Paul Greengrass considers a Tom Hanks drama and a Formula One racing movie

     
    He lost his chance to do one of his trademark politically-charged historical dramas when Universal bailed out of the Martin Luther King assassination film “Memphis.” And he doesn't want anything to do with the “Bourne” reboot, even...
  • The price of piracy

    The price of piracy
    First off, it just has to be said: Nice shooting, SEALs. Simultaneously hitting and instantly killing three partly obscured pirates who were holding guns on an American hostage -- and doing it after nightfall, from the deck of a ship in choppy seas --...
  • Pirate's day in court: 'The rule of law'

     
    by Mark Silva A captured pirate gets his first day in federal court today, but who will ahrrrrg-ue his case? This is part of that "rule of law'' that President Barack Obama was talking about in his appearance at the......
  • Pirate-held cap't: Military escorts needed

     
    by Mark Silva Heroes walk the halls of the Capitol. We're not talking about John Kerry here. We're talking about Capt. "Sully" Sullenberger, who saved dozens of people when he glide-landed his goose-stricken airliner on the Hudson River. He came......
  • Lauer Gets Pirate Captain Phillips

     
    Yes, Matt got Capt. Richard Phillips. NBC just sent quotes and he told Matt, "I didn't think I'd ever get out of that boat" - referring to the craft he was on that was towed by the U.S.S. Bainbridge.......
  • Year of the Heroes: Reality showtime

     
    by Mark Silva Bon Jovi, Ben Affleck and Demi Moore walk the carpet tonight at the crowded entrance to an annual, black-tie White House Correspondents Association dinner, where President Barack Obama will make his debut on the stand-up comedy circuit......
  • Pirate warning: 'Increase' expected

     
    by Mark Silva As if hurricane and monsoon season weren't enough to worry about on the high seas, high pirate season may be on its way. The Maritime Administration today issued an advisory to mariners that piracy is likely to......