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FILE - This Nov. 9, 2012 photo provided by the U.S. Attorney's Office shows Babar Ahmad, extradited in October 2012 with Syed Talha Ahsan to the United States from Britain on charges of supporting terrorists through websites. On Monday, March 17, 2014, a federal judge in New Haven, Conn., granted the request by prosecutors to have a witness testify by video from Britain in the July sentencing of Ahmad and Ahsan, British citizens who pleaded guilty in Connecticut to supporting terrorists.  (AP Photo/U.S. Attorney's Office, File)

FILE - This Nov. 9, 2012 photo provided by the U.S. Attorney's Office shows Babar Ahmad, extradited in October 2012 with Syed Talha Ahsan to the United States from Britain on charges of supporting terrorists through websites. On Monday, March 17, 2014, a federal judge in New Haven, Conn., granted the request by prosecutors to have a witness testify by video from Britain in the July sentencing of Ahmad and Ahsan, British citizens who pleaded guilty in Connecticut to supporting terrorists. (AP Photo/U.S. Attorney's Office, File)

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