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Joint Trial for Accused in 1998 US Embassy Blasts

A federal judge on Thursday set a trial date for three militants, including an alleged senior al-Qaida figure, charged in the deadly 1998 bombings of U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania.   U.S. District Judge Lewis Kaplan set a date of Nov. 3, 2014 and ordered the defendants to stand trial together rather than separating the cases.   The defendants are Nazih al-Ragye, better known as Abu Anas al-Liby, a Libyan seized by U.S. forces on Oct. 5; Egyptian Adel Bary; and Saudi...

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