Piracy – US Navy watches as Somali pirates nab $3.2 million

Associated PressUS Navy watches as Somali pirates nab $3.2 million

As U.S. Navy ships looked on, Somali pirates sped away Thursday with $3.2 million in ransom after releasing an arms-laden Ukrainian freighter — ending a four-month standoff that focused world attention on piracy off Somalia’s lawless coast.