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A Yemeni man plans to plead guilty to piracy next week for his role in the hijacking of a yacht off the coast of Africa that left four Americans dead, his lawyer said Thursday.
A sixth Somali man pleaded guilty on Tuesday to piracy for his role in the hijacking of a yacht that left four Americans dead.
Practice makes perfect: Kate Middleton and her bridesmaids, together with best man Prince Harry, rehearsed one more time at Westminster Abbey on Thursday, the eve of the most anticipated royal wedding in decades.
While President Obama battles Republicans in Congress over federal budgets, spiraling debt and out-of-control spending, another out-of-control phenomena - namely piracy, continues to wreak havoc on the world economy with an estimated cost of $15 billion by 2015.
Tribesmen loyal to Yemen's embattled president clashed Tuesday with a group of soldiers whose commander has sided with the opposition, and the fighting in a suburb of the capital, Sanaa, left three tribesmen dead, according to tribal elders and military officials.
As political unrest and violence continue to flare across the Middle East, the U.S. capital is seeking its own oases in the desert.
Overlooked in the welter of fast-moving events throughout the Arab world was a Saudi Arabian call for transforming the six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council into "an entity identical to the [27-nation] European Union" - plus nuclear weapons.
It appeared to be the first global storm since World War II, a commingling of unrelated disasters. For Japan, it was Sept. 11-plus, the worst disaster since U.S. atomic bombs leveled Hiroshima and Nagasaki 65 years ago and sealed the end of the second World War in the 20th century.
Bahrain's king imposed a three-month state of emergency Tuesday and gave the country's military chief wide authority to battle a pro-democracy uprising that has threatened the ruling monarchy and drawn in forces from around the Gulf.