1. Hijacked

    Somali Pirates Capture Four Americans

    Four Americans ran into trouble on the Indian Ocean, Somalia’s U.N. Mission says, when their yacht was captured by pirates. Two of the Americans, Jean and Scott Adam, had been sailing around the world for six years on their boat the S/V Quest, and were currently on a world tour distributing Bibles. It’s unclear who the other two Americans are. Their capture by Somali pirates is especially worrisome, says the Mission, because the U.S. sentenced a Somali pirate on Thursday for kidnapping and brutalizing the captain of a U.S.-flagged ship in 2009.

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