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
Maersk Alabama targeted again by Somali pirates, CNN reports The Maersk Alabama-- known for the pirate attack of 2009 that led to the capture and subsequent dramatic rescue of its captain -- has been targeted by Somali pirates yet again, CNN reports. Mobile-based International Shipholding Corp. handles the crew and ... 03/8/2011 - 11:44 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
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
Somali Pirates attack U.S.-flagged Maersk Alabama Private guards repelled the attack with gunfire and a high-decibel noise device. The wife of the Maersk Alabama's captain, Paul Rochford, said she was "really happy" there were weapons on board. "It probably surprised the pirates. They were probably ... 11/18/2009 - 2:58 am | View Link
Pirates Attack Maersk Alabama, Again Somali pirates attacked the Maersk Alabama on Wednesday for the second time in seven months, though private guards on board the U.S.-flagged ship repelled the attack with gunfire and a high-decibel noise device. A U.S. surveillance plane was monitoring the ... 11/17/2009 - 5:19 pm | View Link
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 ... 04/20/2017 - 6:36 am | View Website
Somali Pirates Attack US Cruiser | Military.com Not very smart these guys. Picked a fight they were never going to win. Let the fun begin. 04/20/2017 - 3:37 am | View Website
Piracy In 937, Irish pirates sided with the Scots, Vikings, Picts, and Welsh in their invasion of England. Athelstan drove them back. The Slavic piracy in the Baltic Sea ... 04/17/2017 - 4:41 pm | View Website
Maersk Alabama hijacking The Maersk Alabama hijacking it was a hijacking of a Maersk Alabama sea boat. It was hijacked by four pirates in the Indian Ocean. It was 240 nautical miles (440 km ... 04/14/2017 - 7:05 am | View Website
Somali Pirates Hijack Dhow to Use as 'Mothership' – gCaptain By Abdiqani Hassan BOSASSO, Somalia, March 24 (Reuters) – Pirates have seized control of a Somali fishing boat to use as a base from which to attack larger ships ... 03/24/2017 - 1:20 pm | View Website
This is the 11th of 20 profiles of The Gazette's Best and Brightest Class of 2017.
Grace Quereau would like to be a biomedical engineer. The Sand Creek High School senior explains the career to others by using an example of a true story and movie of Winter, a dolphin, who lost a tail at two months of age after becoming entangled in crab lines.
A conservative political organization operated by former Colorado congressman and gubernatorial candidate must pay $17,735 for failing to register as a political committee even though it worked to elect some candidates over others last year.
Robert Spencer, the administrative law judge over the campaign finance complaint filed by Campaign Integrity Watchdog, did not find that Beauprez's Colorado Pioneer Action or Colorado Right Now, coordinated with the candidates' campaigns.
He also did not find the actions to be intentional and awarded 10 percent of the maximum fine for the offense, $177,350.
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BOSTON >> Isaiah Thomas and Avery Bradley scored 24 points apiece to help the Boston Celtics beat the Chicago Bulls 108-97 on Wednesday night and take a 3-2 lead in their first-round playoff series. After the road team won each of the first four games, the Celtics won at home in Game 5 to earn a chance to eliminate the Bulls on Friday night in Chicago.