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Judge upholds case of 5 Somali piracy suspects

The Associated Press reports on Friday, October 29, 2010 in an article entitled "Judge upholds case of 5 Somali piracy suspects," that a judge in Virginia says the government can try five Somali men on piracy charges stemming from an alleged assault on a US Navy ship off the coast of Africa last March and April. 

U.S. District Court Judge Mark S. Davis rejected a defense motion to dismiss the count of piracy. His ruling now paves the way for a trial set to begin in Norfolk on November 9. 

For the full text of Friday's article, click here.

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