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Maersk Alabama Hijacking (2009)

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  • 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...
  • Somali pirates kill four americans including Seattle couple

    Somali pirates kill four americans including Seattle couple
    A Seattle couple is among the dead in a hijacking off the coast of Somalia.  Phyllis Macay and Bob Riggle of Seattle and their friends, Jean and Scott Adam from California were on board a yacht when they were hijacked by Somali pirates Friday. Q13 FOX...
  • Daughter of sailor killed by pirates thanks Navy

    Daughter of sailor killed by pirates thanks Navy
    ESCONDIDO, Calif. -- The daughter of one of the four Americans killed Tuesday by Somali pirates thanked the Navy sailors who tried to save their lives and asked  to be allowed to grieve in private. Jean and Scott Adams of Marina Del Rey, Calif., were...
  • U.S. Special Forces launch daring raid in Somalia, rescue aid workers

    U.S. Special Forces launch daring raid in Somalia, rescue aid workers
    U.S. special forces swooped into Somalia in a pair of helicopters in a daring overnight raid to rescue two kidnapped aid workers -- an American and a Dane -- and killed several gunmen, American officials said Wednesday. The hostages, Jessica Buchanan and...
  • Navy SEAL Team 6 Rescues Kidnapped Aid Workers in Somalia

    Navy SEAL Team 6 Rescues Kidnapped Aid Workers in Somalia
    Washington -- Freed hostages Jessica Buchanan and Poul Thisted arrived at a U.S. base in Sicily Thursday, a day after being rescued in a U.S. military raid in Somalia, a spokesman for the base said. The pair are now at Naval Air Station Sigonella, said...
  • 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......