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U.K. Arrests Cleric Wanted on U.S. Terror Charges

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U.K. Arrests Cleric Wanted on U.S. Terror Charges

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U.K. Arrests Cleric Wanted on U.S. Terror Charges

U.K. Arrests Cleric Wanted on U.S. Terror Charges

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British police arrest Abu Hamza al-Masri, a radical Islamic cleric wanted in the United States for allegedly trying to set up a terrorist training camp in Oregon. Masri is being held in Britain in connection to the taking of 16 hostages in Yemen in 1998. U.S. officials say they'll seek Masri's extradition to the United States. Hear NPR's Susan Stamberg and NPR's Larry Abramson.

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