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Pirates Kill Four Americans off Coast of Oman

WASHINGTON (AP) _ The U.S. military says pirates killed four American hostages they were holding on a yacht off Somalia's coast. Among the dead are a Seattle couple, Bob Riggle and Phyllis Macay. The U.S. Central Command says negotiations had been under way to try to win release of the two couples on the pirated vessel Quest. Gunshots were heard; and when U.S. forces reached the yacht, they found all four hostages had been shot.

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