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** FILE ** This undated file image released on Thursday May 23, 2013, by the British Ministry of Defence, shows Lee Rigby, who was attacked and killed by two men in the Woolwich area of London on May 23, 2013. A prosecutor outlined the chilling tactics used to nearly decapitate an unarmed British soldier on a London street, as two men went on trial Friday Nov. 29, 2013 in connection with the suspected extremist attack. (AP Photo/MOD, File)
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** FILE ** This undated file image released on Thursday May 23, 2013, by the British Ministry of Defence, shows Lee Rigby, who was attacked and killed by two men in the Woolwich area of London on May 23, 2013. A prosecutor outlined the chilling tactics used to nearly decapitate an unarmed British soldier on a London street, as two men went on trial Friday Nov. 29, 2013 in connection with the suspected extremist attack. (AP Photo/MOD, File)

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