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'Captain Phillips' Oscar nominee gives back

CNN (blog) - 21 Jan 2014
In "Captain Phillips," Abdi portrays one of the Somali pirates who hijacks a vessel manned by - you guessed it - Capt. Richard Phillips, who's played by Tom Hanks. The film, directed by Paul Greengrass, is based on a true story and is nominated for the ...
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Captain Phillips set to visit the Glass City

WTOL.com - 26 Sep 2017
Captain Phillips, a merchant mariner and author, is the man who inspired the movie, starring Tom Hanks, of the same name. He and his crew were taken hostage by pirates near Somalia in 2009. Captain Phillips employed many tactics to ensure the safety of ...
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Somerset firefighters honored

Fall River Herald News - 19 Oct 2017
Capt. Jason L. Phillips by his wife Tricia. Hired as a firefighter/paramedic July 2, 1995, promoted to lieutenant June 28, 2008; job assignment: technical Rescue, Ladder 1 supervision; also a leader of the Bristol County Tactical Rescue Team. — Capt ...
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Camp Miakonda celebrates 100 years

Toledo Blade - 15 Oct 2017
Dining with Captain Richard Phillips Under the Crescent Moon Gala was the grand finale of the centennial celebration of Camp Miakonda, established May 23, 1917, by the Boy Scouts of America Erie Shores Council. The elegant affair was at the Toledo ...
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Seven authors you might not know are avid football fans

BBC Sport - 19 Oct 2017
Known ostensibly for his films including Hollywood blockbusters The Bourne Ultimatum and Captain Phillips, Paul Greengrass is less well known as an author but did write the banned Spycatcher book with MI5 agent Peter Wright in the mid-eighties He has ...
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Astle, Phillips among six added to New Zealand squad

The Hindu - 14 Oct 2017
Besides Phillips and Astle, Matt Henry, Henry Nicholls, Colin Munro and George Worker will join the national team after the conclusion of the series between India A and New Zealand A in Visakhapatnam on Sunday. Star batsman Kane Williamson will captain ...
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Farr becomes first Olive Branch woman police captain

DeSoto Times-Tribune - 13 Oct 2017
Olive Branch Police Chief Don Gammage pins the badge on now-Capt. Leann Farr during a morning briefing meeting with the police force, as Alderwoman Pat Hamilton and Alderman Dave Dickerson look on. Mayor Scott Phillips is in the background.
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US Navy's 1st female 4-star admiral set to retire

Stars and Stripes - 26 Sep 2017
Howard planned the 2009 mission to rescue Capt. Richard Phillips from Somali pirates who had seized his cargo ship at the Gulf of Aden. The hijacking and rescue were depicted in the 2013 film “Captain Phillips.” Howard has talked about the ...
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Paul Greengrass: 'BFI Fellowship honour means the world'

Star Magazine UK - 17 Oct 2017
The Captain Phillips filmmaker was honoured with the BFI Fellowship from executives of the British Film Institute (BFI) for his career achievements at London's Banqueting House on Saturday. Talking to WENN/ Cover Media afterwards, he admitted he was ...

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