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Egypt Sentences Al Jazeera Reporters to 3 Years in Prison

An Egyptian court has found three Al Jazeera journalists guilty of supporting the banned Muslim Brotherhood and has sentenced them to three years in prison.   The Cairo court announced the verdicts and the sentences of the retrial Saturday.   "Today's verdict defied logic and common sense," said Mostefa Souag, Al Jazeera's media network's acting director, in a statement.   The verdicts "represent the total crackdown on free expression...

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