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Federal appeals court upholds 2 Somali pirates’ convictions

NORFOLK (AP) Two Somali pirates convicted in the shooting deaths of four Americans aboard a yacht off the coast of Africa got a fair trial, a federal appeals court ruled Friday. A three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously upheld the convictions of Abukar Osman Beyle and Shani Nurani Shiekh Abrar, who ...

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