World in Brief: Jan. 6, 2010

U.S. Navy Captain Owen Honors was dismissed from his position as executive officer of the USS Enterprise following the release of several videos featuring vulgar material. The USS Enterprise is scheduled for deployment this month.

TEL AVIV, Israel
Ex-Israeli president, Moshe Katsav has been found guilty of rape. It seems likely that Katsav could be sentenced to a minimum prison term of four years. The case may be taken to Israel’s supreme court.
—Compiled by Alexandros Mitsiopoulos

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