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Deadline Looms for Taliban Hostages

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Deadline Looms for Taliban Hostages

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Deadline Looms for Taliban Hostages

Deadline Looms for Taliban Hostages

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A man shot the man in the head and left in a clover field beside a road in Afghanistan was the second of 23 Christian missionaries held by the Taliban after a kidnapping. The Taliban is threatening to kill more of the hostages if their demands are not met by a new deadline set for Wednesday.