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US Navy rescues 128 Somali migrants in rough seas

Migrants arrive on a boat of the Armed Forces of Malta after being transferred from the USS San Antonio on October 17, 2013 in ValettaA US warship has rescued 128 migrants from an inflatable raft that was threatening to capsize in rough seas in the Mediterranean after a request from Malta, officials said Thursday. The USS San Antonio, which is equipped with an amphibious transport dock that can help in rescue operations, was scrambled on Wednesday after a Maltese military aircraft spotted the dinghy.