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  • Indians arrest 35 aboard U.S.-owned vessel reportedly carrying weapons

    Indians arrest 35 aboard U.S.-owned vessel reportedly carrying weapons
    NEW DELHI -- Indian police say they arrested 35 people aboard a U.S.-owned ship Friday and charged them with entering India’s waters with a large cache of weapons, in a case that spotlights largely unregulated security contractors operating on the high seas.
  • Russia charges Greenpeace activists with hooliganism, not piracy

    Russia charges Greenpeace activists with hooliganism, not piracy
    MOSCOW -- Russian officials on Wednesday dropped piracy charges against Greenpeace activists who were jailed last month after protesting oil drilling in the Arctic, charging them instead with hooliganism. An investigation led officials to issue the less...

    Two Americans taken hostage by pirates off the coast of Nigeria

    WASHINGTON – Two Americans were taken hostage by pirates who attacked their ship off the coast of Nigeria, a U.S. official said Thursday. The captain and chief engineer of the C-Retriever, a U.S.-flagged oil supply ship, were kidnapped in the...

    U.S. 'overreaching' in piracy case against Somali, judge says

    WASHINGTON — When is a pirate not a pirate? A federal court may provide an answer in a trial that opened in Washington this week of a Somali official who helped win release of a hijacked Danish cargo ship and crew for $1.7 million ransom, but...

    Johnny Depp as Jack Sparrow, made of cake: This exists!

    Johnny Depp as Jack Sparrow, made of cake: This exists!
    With all the "Pirates of the Caribbean" treasures out there, now there’s one that might take the cake. Oh yes, cake. The world can feast its eyes on a nearly life-size cake of Johnny Depp as Capt. Jack Sparrow, coming in at 5 feet, 5 inches. (Depp...