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Obama On Pirates: Declines To Answer Question

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama has declined to answer a question about the hostage situation off the coast of Somalia. The president was a...

Maersk Alabama Hostage Situation: FBI Now Assisting US Navy

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — U.S. officials have found no direct ties between East African pirates and terrorist groups but continue to search for signs of link...

CAPTAIN RICHARD PHILLIPS: US Warship Arrives To Rescue Him As Pirates' Options Dwindle

AP | ELIZABETH A. KENNEDY and MATT APUZZO | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NAIROBI, Kenya — Somali pirates and their hostage American sea captain were adrift in a lifeboat Thursday off the Horn of Africa, shadowed by a ...

Somali Pirates Hijack Ship With 20 Americans On Board

AP | KATHARINE HOURELD | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NAIROBI, Kenya — In a riveting high-seas drama, an unarmed American crew wrested control of their U.S.-flagged cargo ship from Somali pirates We...