Somali Pirates Seize a Yacht, the Quest, with Four People in america on Board Yacht, the Quest, Taken by Pirates in Indian Ocean off Oman; U.S. Forces Alerted U.S. officials confirm that a yacht with 4 People in the usa aboard has long been seized by Somali pirates within the waters with the Indian Ocean. […]
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Commentary: ‘Michael Jackson was a drug addict’
Makin’ Bacon: Foodies Are Going Hog Wild Over Pig
Al Qaeda video calls for support of militants
Al Qaeda’s second-in-command called on Pakistanis to back Islamic militants in the country’s tribal areas against what he called an ongoing assault by American "crusaders" and the Pakistani army. Punishment from God was promised for Muslims who did not follow the words of Ayman al-Zawahiri in a video that appeared on radical Islamist Web sites Thursday
Whisky boycott urged over Lockerbie bomber’s release
Americans are being urged to boycott Scottish products as continued outrage over last week’s release of the Lockerbie bomber prompted an emergency meeting of parliament. A Web site set up to vent anger at the decision to send Abdelbeset Ali Mohmed al Megrahi back to Libya calls on Americans to avoid travel to Scotland and cease buying Scottish products such as whisky
Getting Real About the High Price of Cheap Food
U.S. Military Base Plan Puts Colombia in Hot Water
Iraqi foreign minister asks Iran about detained hikers
Iraq’s foreign minister asked for details about three American citizens arrested in Iran during a meeting with Iran’s ambassador in Baghdad last week, Iraq’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement. Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari met with Iranian Ambassador Hassan Kazimi Qummi on Thursday, the statement said.
Support for Afghan war drops, CNN poll finds
Hikers’ friend says they crossed into Iran by mistake
A friend of three American hikers arrested in Iran said he believes they had no knowledge they were nearing the Iranian border while hiking in Iraq, and made "a simple and regrettable mistake." Shon Meckfessel was with the three on a hiking trip to Iraqi Kurdistan, but had stayed behind at their hotel on July 31, the day the three went missing, because he had a cold. He issued a statement to media outlets on Thursday and confirmed its authenticity to CNN.