At Least Nine Dead As Israeli Commandos Storm Gaza Aid Fleet

" Israeli navy commandos stormed a Gaza-bound aid flotilla Monday, killing at least nine pro-Palestinian activists in a pre-dawn raid that sparked global outrage and plunged the Jewish state into a diplomatic crisis.The bloody ending to the high-profile aid mission prompted Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to cut short a visit to Canada and Washington where he had been due to meet with US President Barack Obama on Tuesday.More than 80 activists have been detained but many more arrests were expected, Sabine Hadad, spokeswoman for Israel's immigration police, told AFP.""So far, 83 have been detained, of whom 25 have agreed to be deported. The rest are going to jail,"" she said, pointing out that the Turkish passenger ship that had been raided, the Mavi Marmara, had only just docked and that the authorities were expecting ""hundreds more"" arrests through the night.As the Mavi Marmara pulled into port, at least eight buses with their windows boarded up were seen pulling into the