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Stories with subject: Hijacking
  • Germany: Somali gets 12 years for tanker hijacking 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 9:43 am
  • BERLIN - A German court has sentenced a Somali man to 12 years in prison for helping lead a group of pirates who seized a German-operated oil tanker in 2010.

  • Hijacked Cuban planes still caught in limbo 
    Updated: Mar-24-14 5:58 am
  • KEY WEST, Florida - At face value, they are three old planes not worth much more than their parts and scrap metal. Stolen from the Cuban government during a six-month period ending in April 2003 - two by hijackers, one by its pilot - all three landed at Key West International Airport, a 116-mile flight from struggling Havana to the gleaming shores of the U.S.

  • AP News in Brief at 10:58 p.m. EDT 
    Updated: Mar-23-14 11:05 pm
  • New French satellite data expand air search for possible Malaysian jet debris over large area

  • Pilots' mental health a concern amid jet mystery 
    Updated: Mar-23-14 4:22 pm
  • DALLAS - Reinforced doors with keypad entries. Body scanners and pat-downs. Elaborate crew maneuvers when a pilot has to use the restroom. All those tactics are designed to keep dangerous people out of the cockpit. But what if the pilot is the problem?