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Piracy charges thrust Somali youth into spotlight

Email Picture New York — Abduhl Wali-i-Musi grew up destitute in Somalia, the oldest of 12 kids and the product of a violent, lawless nation where his parents scraped together a few dollars a day selling milk and tending to … read more »

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Pirates and the Law

By ROBERT BECKMAN and TOMMY KOH SINGAPORE — The world heaved a sigh of relief when Captain Richard Philips of the U.S. flagged ship, Maersk Alabama, was rescued by the U.S. destroyer Bainbridge. By a coincidence of history, Bainbridge was … read more »

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Somali pirate suspect arrives in New York City

NEW YORK – The sole surviving Somali pirate from the hostage-taking of an American ship captain arrived in New York, smiling for a gaggle of cameras and reporters as federal agents led him into custody to face charges in the … read more »

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