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UK ratifies treaty with Jordan over Abu Qatada

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LONDON (AP) — Britain has ratified a treaty with Jordan that could speed the extradition of radical Muslim preacher Abu Qatada. The Home Office said Friday that a 21-day parliamentary scrutiny period for the treaty expired overnight. Jordan's King Abdullah II endorsed the treaty earlier this week. Several steps must unfold before the document comes into force, including an exchange of...

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