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**FILE** In this photo taken Aug. 20, 2009, Libyan Abdel Baset al-Megrahi, who was found guilty of the 1988 Lockerbie bombing, gestures on his arrival at an airport in Tripoli, Libya. Diplomatic cables revealed by WikiLeaks show that the British government feared Libya would take harsh action against it if the Lockerbie bomber died in prison. (Associated Press)
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**FILE** In this photo taken Aug. 20, 2009, Libyan Abdel Baset al-Megrahi, who was found guilty of the 1988 Lockerbie bombing, gestures on his arrival at an airport in Tripoli, Libya. Diplomatic cables revealed by WikiLeaks show that the British government feared Libya would take harsh action against it if the Lockerbie bomber died in prison. (Associated Press)

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