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US won’t seek death penalty against pair of Islamic State militants suspected of beheading hostages

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WASHINGTON — The Justice Department has notified the British government that it will not pursue the death penalty against two Islamic State militants suspected in the beheadings of Western hostages, removing a hurdle in the potential prosecution of the men in the United States. The decision could open the door to Britain to begin sharing […]

US won’t seek death penalty against pair of Islamic State militants suspected of beheading hostages

us-won’t-seek-death-penalty-against-pair-of-islamic-state-militants-suspected-of-beheading-hostages

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department has notified the British government that it will not pursue the death penalty against two Islamic State militants suspected in the beheadings of Western hostages, removing a hurdle in the potential prosecution of the men in the United States. The decision could open the door to Britain to begin sharing […]