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U.S. Lawmakers Press for Prosecution of Liberia's Taylor

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U.S. Lawmakers Press for Prosecution of Liberia's Taylor

U.S. Lawmakers Press for Prosecution of Liberia's Taylor

U.S. Lawmakers Press for Prosecution of Liberia's Taylor

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Some members of the U.S. Congress say former Liberian leader Charles Taylor should be extradited to Sierra Leone to face a war crimes tribunal. Taylor is under virtual house arrest in Nigeria after accepting exile there — an arrangement the U.S. State Department has accepted. NPR's Michele Kelemen reports.