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UK Terror Suspect Extradited to US

An armored British prison van enters London's Bow street magistrate's court allegedly transporting suspected British terrorist Haroon Rashid Aswat for an extradition hearing, October 6, 2005. (Max Nash/AFP/Getty Images)
An armored British prison van enters London's Bow street magistrate's court allegedly transporting suspected British terrorist Haroon Rashid Aswat for an extradition hearing, October 6, 2005. (Max Nash/AFP/Getty Images)

LONDON—A mentally ill British man accused of trying to set up a terrorist training camp in Oregon was extradited to the U.S. on Tuesday after...




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