Official: US sea captain freed in swift firefight By LARA JAKES, Associated Press Writer Lara Jakes, Associated Press Writer â 6 mins ago WASHINGTON â The U.S. Navy has rescued the American sea captain held by Somali pirates. "A senior U.S. intelligence official said hostage Richard Phillips was not hurt in what appeared to be a swift firefight off the Somali coast on Sunday. Phillips was safely transported to a Navy warship nearby. The official said three pirates were killed and one was injured. The official was not authorized to discuss the matter publicly and spoke on condition of anonymity." http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/us_piracy Great job by General David Petraeus, Admiral Gary Roughead, the Administration, and the FBI in handling this most difficult situation. A very happy ending on Easter for Captain Phillips and his Family and friends back in Vermont. USA! USA! USA!