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British Give U.S. Evidence Against ISIS ‘Beatles,’ Clearing Way for Trial

NYTimes.com Tuesday, 22 September 2020
The men were half of a cell of Britons who held Westerners hostage in Syria, some of whom were beheaded for propaganda videos.
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