US to recognise Somali government The US will on Thursday officially recognise Somalia's government in Mogadishu after more than 20 years, says a US official. The move could pave the way for US and international economic aid for the Horn of Africa nation. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will announce the news on Thursday at a meeting in Washington with Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud. More
U.S. involved in botched French raid U.S. troops lent "limited technical support" in France's bloody and unsuccessful bid in Somalia to rescue an intelligence agent who'd been held hostage for years, President Barack Obama said Sunday. More
France ups terror threat level after Mali strike The French president says the country will raise its domestic terror threat level after military action in Mali and Somalia, promising to increase protection at public buildings and transportation networks. More
Verizon chokes pirates' bandwidth US telecommunications group Verizon declares war on illegal downloaders, or pirates, who use technologies such as BitTorrent to steal copyrighted material. More
Africa, West combine to rout militants in Somalia The first Ugandan soldiers to fly into Somalia 5 1/2 years ago came under attack as soon as they arrived: Militants fired mortars at the new mission's welcome ceremony. Today, backed by a sweeping multinational effort that includes $338 million in U.S. More
Joseph Demarest Named Associate Executive Assistant Director for the ... - United States Department of Justice ... terror plot to attack the New York subway system; the Bernard Madoff Ponzi scheme; and the seizure of the MV Maersk Alabama by Somali pirates. 05/1/2015 - 3:20 pm | View Link
Pirates foiled in a second attack on Maersk Alabama cargo ship The Maersk Alabama came under automatic weapons fire from pirates about 350 nautical miles east of the Somali coast, the European Union's anti-piracy force said, but fought the attackers off. The failed attack came on a day of dramatic piracy events ... 11/18/2009 - 7:18 pm | View Link
Pirates attack Maersk Alabama, again NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- Somali pirates attacked the Maersk Alabama for the second time in seven months on Wednesday, but guards on board the U.S.-flagged cargo ship repelled the takeover attempt, the EU's naval force said. Pirates hijacked the Maersk ... 11/18/2009 - 11:00 am | View Link
Somali pirates once again attack Maersk Alabama This time the Maersk Alabama was ready. This time it did what a multinational naval force couldn't. Guards used guns and a sound blaster Wednesday to repel the second pirate attack on the U.S.-flagged ship in seven months. But while the effort was hailed ... 11/18/2009 - 11:00 am | View Link
Pirates Attack Maersk Alabama Again The European Union's naval force says guards on board the U.S.-flagged cargo ship repelled the takeover attempt. A spokeswoman for Maersk Line Limited in Norfolk, Virginia says the crew and captain are safe. Pirates hijacked the Maersk Alabama last April ... 11/18/2009 - 11:00 am | View Link
Somali pirates attack US-flagged Maersk Alabama a second time Gunmen in a small skiff opened fire on the merchant vessel soon after dawn 350 miles east of the Somali coast. Armed guards aboard the 510ft ship immediately returned fire and the attack was thwarted, said Major Marten Granberg, a spokesman for Navfor, the ... 11/18/2009 - 3:03 am | View Link
The Real Maersk Alabama/Somali Pirate story (Never seen ... This is a new docudrama from the discovery channel, it tells what happened at high seas with the Somali pirates that took Maersk Alabama and its crew for ... 05/25/2015 - 12:51 pm | View Website
Maersk Alabama hijacking The Maersk Alabama hijacking was a series of maritime events that began with four pirates in the Indian Ocean seizing the cargo ship MV Maersk Alabama 240 nautical ... 05/25/2015 - 3:47 am | View Website
Somali Pirates Attack German Naval Supply Ship Somali pirates make the mistake of attacking the German naval tanker FGS SPESSART on 29 March 2009. They were subsequently were hunted down by Dutch ... 05/24/2015 - 7:33 pm | View Website
CAPTAIN PHILLIPS SOMALIA PIRATES HIJACKING MAERSK ALABAMA The true story of Captain Richard Phillips aboard the Maersk Alabama during the 2009 hijackink by Somali pirates. 05/24/2015 - 3:05 am | View Website
Pirate Attacks : Cruise Law News An article today by Wolfgang H. Thome of eTurboNews (ETN) raises two disturbing scenarios: 1. It is only a matter of time before Somali pirates hijack a cruise ship, and 05/23/2015 - 7:41 pm | View Website
Robinson Cano drove in two runs, Roenis Elias threw six solid innings and the Seattle Mariners beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-1 on Monday night.
Seattle took a 2-0 lead in the first on RBI singles by Cano and Nelson Cruz.
Elias worked out of two-on, one-out jams in the second and fourth by retiring Kevin Kiermaier and Nick Franklin in both innings.
Three players were hurt Sunday, 1B James Loney (broken finger), RF Steven Souza Jr.
A legislative committee has approved a bill that aims to resolve a fight between rapidly growing rooftop solar installation companies and NV Energy.
Rooftop solar companies have been protesting the state's 3 percent cap on net metering, which allows people with solar installations at their homes to send excess energy back to the utility company for a bill credit.
OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Reinstated INF-OF Ben Zobrist from the 15-day DL.
TEXAS RANGERS — Activated OF Josh Hamilton from the 15-day DL.
Placed RHP Neftali Feliz has been placed on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 20.
PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Activated RHP Charlie Morton from the 15-day DL.
UMASS — Named Tom McElroy senior associate director of athletics for external relations.