Somali pirates

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Jury Recommends Life Sentences for Somali Pirates

A jury has recommended that three Somali pirates be sentenced to life in prison in the slayings of four Americans killed aboard their yacht off the coast of Africa.


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2013 Somali Pirate Federal Murder Trial Set To Take Place In Virginia

A 2013 trial date has been set for three Somali men charged with murdering four Americans aboard a yacht off the coast of Africa.


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Author Claims Somali Pirates Burned 1 Million Copies Of Book After Hijacking

The author of a novel about a man involved with fraud says in a court filing that Somali pirates burned more than 1 million copies of his book when they hijacked an American yacht, although no evidence supporting his claims has publicly surfaced.