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Australian Navy Assists French Fishing Vessel
While patrolling in the Indian Ocean off the coast of Africa, Royal Australian Navy ship HMAS Darwin provided emergency medical assistance for a heart attack victim on a French fishing vessel.
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ABC launched the "Afterschool Special" back in 1972.
Sam Peltzman is an economics professor at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business who in 1976 hypothesized that safety regulations, such as the requirement to wear seat belts while driving, actually create a tendency in people to drive in a correspondingly risky manner, leading to just as many accidents and injuries as there might be if ... (more)
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Nigeria: Nigeria, U.S Lead 22 Nations in War Against Pirates
Nigeria and the United States of America are expected to lead 20 countries in a sea exercise, tagged Obangame 2014, scheduled to hold simultaneously in three West African nations.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
The Mountaineer Publishing Company
Captain Phillips movie review
This was a big movie. This is a true story from 2009 about a man who had to endure a very real, and very terrifying experience on the sea, in the first American ship to be captured in many years.
Iran turns tail and pulls back on placing warships in Atlantic
Iran has decided not to send warships to the Atlantic Ocean after all, a dramatic change of heart from a much-ballyhooed announcement weeks ago to send several fighting vessels to the region - the nation's historical first.
Piracy could spread to Mozambique
A new breed of pirate could emerge in northern Mozambique to exploit the gas and oil industry that is about to boom there, unless the region addresses the problem.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
'Once Upon a Time' Recap: A Pirate's Life for All
This week's Once Upon a Time is going to revisit Hook's time after he lost Emma.
Winter Soldier' may be most solid second-round issue of superhero films
For an empire of films that essentially copy and paste the same format over and over again, Marvel's Avengers continually demonstrates surprising elasticity.
Iran Calls off Plan to Send Warships to Atlantic
Iran's semi-official Fars news agency is reporting that the country has temporarily called off a plan to dispatch warships to the Atlantic Ocean.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Jeremy Renner Reportedly Developing Political Drama Centered On Somali Government
However, the planned order of events takes a turn when the man decides to actually fulfill his role as Prime Minister, taking on the various ills that the country suffers in an effort to rebuild his newfound homeland.
New York Sun
Cancellation of Tomahawk Puts American Navy On Perilous Course
The Obama Administration will be adding insult with its cancellation of production of the Navy's Tomahawk and Hellfire missile programs.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
'Batman/Superman' May Debut In UK Before America
It looks like the long national nightmare of Batman Vs. Superman vs. Captain America 3 is finally over, if you live in the UK.
(related link)Truman Carrier Strike Group completes 5th Fleet mission, heads for home
Ships and embarked squadrons from the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group completed operations in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations March 28. The strike group completed a 120-mile transit of the Suez Canal, marking the end to more than seven straight months of operations in the Middle East in support of Operation Enduring Freedom , maritime ... (more)
Arutz Sheva Israel News
Erekat Brands Israeli Sanctions as 'Piracy'
The Palestinian Authority's chief negotiator continued on Friday to blast Israel's decision to stop tax money transfers to the PA, branding it "piracy", according to The Associated Press .
U.S. Naval Institute
Ukraine's Last Ship
The flagship of the Ukrainian sea service now sits parked in a commercial port in the picturesque seaside town of Odessa, more known for its nightclubs than its military infrastructure.
Chan Chun Sing visits SAF task group deployed in Gulf of Aden
Second Minister for Defence Chan Chun Sing was in Oman from April 9 to 11 to visit the Singapore Armed Forces task group deployed in the Gulf of Aden in support of international counter-piracy operations.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
The Mississippi Press
Navy takes delivery of Ingalls-built amphibious assault ship America
In a proud moment, hundreds of Navy men and women shouted "our ship, our country" aboard their new amphibious assault ship, America , during a delivery ceremony at Ingalls Shipbuilding today.
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How to support Somalia to build its economy, attract international investment and create jobs and a future for its young people as an alternative to taking to sea as pirates was the focus of a high level meeting of public and private sector experts on Somalia brought together by DP World in Dubai yesterday.
WINK-TV Fort Myers
2nd delay in Fla. trial of Cuba hijacker
A federal judge has granted a second delay in the trial of an American who hijacked an airliner to Cuba 30 years ago but decided to return voluntarily.
ID cards prove fishermen 'not pirates'
At least 2,000 such cards have been handed out to fishermen in the Puntland region of Somalia in the last two months, the Ministry for Fisheries and Marine Resources tells Radio Ergo .