[JURIST] A judge for the US District Court for the District of Columbia [official website] released an accused Somali pirate Tuesday after prosecutors failed to produce sufficient evidence to proceed to trial. English-speaking Somali citizen Ali Mohamed Ali, 50, was scheduled to be tried next week [AP report] on charges of conspiracy to commit piracy, piracy and aiding and abetting, conspiracy to commit hostage taking and hostage taking and aiding and abetting, accused of boarding a Bahamian ship two days...

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