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11 alleged pirates arrive in U.S. for prosecution

WASHINGTON  — Eleven suspected pirates have arrived in the United States to face criminal prosecution for alleged attacks on U.S. Navy ships near Somalia, a federal government source said Friday.

U.S. authorities flew the suspects from East Africa to Norfolk, Virginia, to face prosecution in federal court, according to multiple federal law enforcement sources familiar with the operation.

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