US District Judge Throws Out Piracy Charges Against Somalis Who Attacked The USS Ashland.
Lawyers for the men challenged the piracy charge, which was brought under a law dating back to 1819, and Judge Raymond Jackson agreed to throw it out because their conduct
BREAKING: Pirates Hijack Oil Headed For U.S.
File this under “Saw This Coming” file: NAIROBI, Kenya — Somali pirates seized a tanker carrying crude oil from Saudi Arabia to the United States in the increasingly dangerous waters
Your first Thanksgiving weekend news dump.
Hi: My computer died last night – Joy. Going out tomorrow (Double Joy) and get a new laptop. So that means for the time being, I’m limited to my Crackberry.
Five Days In April — A Profile In Presidential Courage
A little DIGG love would be appreciated Today, during his speech at the United States Naval Academy, President Obama spoke briefly about the Somali pirates who tangled with the United
Somali pirates freed on “technicality” after NATO pursuit; This is how we fight bad men, Canada style!
On Saturday night off the coast of Somalia, pirates attacked the Norwegian-flagged MV Front Ardenne. After a seven hour pursuit by NATO warships, including the HMCS Winnipeg, the USS Halyburton
Good News / Bad News on Dutch anti-piracy efforts.
The good news is that the Dutch rescued some pirate victims: Dutch forces free pirate captives Dutch commandos have freed 20 people who had been captured by Somali pirates after
Dolphins Save Chinese Ships From Somali Pirates
Promoted from the diaries by Neil No joke. H/T Drudge Why does this story: Thousands of dolphins block Somali pirates (Photo: CRI.cn) BEIJING, April 14 (Xinhuanet) — Thousands of dolphins
Censored at AOL: Obama’s Shifting Role in Pirate Drama
Author’s note: The following was originally posted at AOL’s Political Machine blog, but was removed by the editors. The editorial basis cited for rejecting the piece was that the editors
The Presidential Monkey’s Paw
Since the Easter rescue of Maersk Alabama captain Richard Phillips a lot of electrons have been expended proclaiming what it means, and to a lesser extent what it doesn’t mean.
A public service announcement for any pirates reading this.
Should you ever find yourself surrounded by the United States Navy, holding an American hostage, and (supposedly) out of ammunition, follow these three simple steps: Carefully put down your now-useless
ACLU Dispatches Bevy Of Lawyers To Ensure Captured Pirate’s Rights
Originally published by the Dawg at TMR If you want to Digg By Ima Tuele of the New York TImes Concern over preserving the Constitutional Rights of the lone Somali
Captive Captain Saves President Obama
UPDATE: See here. Left (including you TotalFarkTards) behaving badly. From the Daily News: US commandos freed hero Capt. Richard Phillips today and killed most of the pirates holding him hostage
BREAKING – Captain Phillips free, 3/4 pirates dead
Looks like the Navy came through and freed the Captain! He’s on the USS Bainbridge and is evidently unharmed: Looks like the SEALs got busy: The captain of the Maersk
American Merchant Sailors : Not Waiting on Obama’s Help, Take Back Ship From Pirates
Details are sketchy at the moment – it’s a currently breaking story – but by all indications, the American crew of the American-flagged Maersk Alabama has retaken the ship from
Have the Pirates Read the Market Right?
For the first time ever, Somali pirates have seized a US-flagged vessel – one operated by one of DoD’s primary shipping contractors, according to the New York Times. Pirates commandeered