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California ports are going green. In a speech at the 28th World Ports Conference on Tuesday, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa said the city's port is at the forefront of pushing for clean energy alternatives and reducing pollution. The...
Frankly My Dear - Orlando SentinelHe 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...
With Information From CNN, Reuters & KTLAA 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...
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...
NAIROBI, Kenya — Four Americans taken hostage by Somali pirates off East Africa were shot and killed by their captors Monday, the U.S. military said, marking the first time U.S. citizens have been killed in a wave of pirate attacks plaguing the Gulf...
Tags: Armed Forces, Crimes, Defense, Somalia, Crime, Law and Justice
Frankly My Dear - Orlando SentinelTom Hanks has taken on the role of Capt. Richard Phillips, the merchant ship skipper taken hostage, with his crew, on board the Maersk Alabama and rescued by US Navy Seals. He wrote a book about it. Considering the limited scope of the tale, this isn't...
The Swampby 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......
The Swampby Mark Silva The economy was the big story of 2009. That and health care. From the start of the year, Americans have paid close attention to both an unfolding economic crisis, the Pew Research Center has found in a......
Jacket CopyTwo new inspirational tales enter the hardcover nonfiction list this week, including local hero Father Gregory Boyle's "Tattoos on the Heart" at No. 8. The Jesuit priest is the founder of Homeboy Industries, the gang intervention and jobs organization....
Staff reporterIt was all smiles for Colin Wright and family members as they finally celebrate his homecoming. Wright was on board the Maersk Alabama when Somali Pirates captured the ship, the same pirates that chased the Maersk the day before. Wright says this time,...
Tags: Family, Crimes, Piracy, Crime, Law and Justice, Dallas
The cargo ship Maersk Alabama, with two Houstonians on board, was taken over by pirates during the overnight hours. Workers along the Houston Ship Channel were just finding out about the situation Wednesday afternoon. Pirates 350 miles off Somalia...
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