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    Abdeslam ‘Accepts’ Extradition, Security Questions Raised

    Paris terror suspect Salah Abdeslam won’t fight extradition because he “wants to explain himself in France,” his lawyer says. Meanwhile, the focus from Tuesday’s attacks turns to European border security and to the scores who remain in critical condition. Belgian authorities reportedly knew that one airport attacker, Ibrahim El Bakraoui, had tried to join ISIS in Syria last summer. His brother Khalid was named as the subway bomber, and Najim Laachraoui may have been another Zaventem suicide bomber. A manhunt continues for the third airport suspect, despite reports yesterday of a breakthrough arrest.

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