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Manila court OKs US request for terror suspect extradition

MANILA, Philippines – A Philippine court has granted a U.S. government request for the extradition of a Philippine doctor suspected by the AMERICAN authorities of an Islamic State group sympathizer, and the plotting of attacks and shootings in New York City, concert halls, subway stations and Times Square.

Judge Rosalyn Mislos-Loja granted the US request in a July 23 ruling, which The Associated Press obtained Friday ordered and Russell, Langi Salian to be extradited to the u.s. to face the charges. Salian, who is detained in Manila, has denied the charges, against his extradition and can appeal.

Salian sent allegedly about $423 from the Philippines to an undercover FBI agent posing as an Islamic extremist, to help in the financing of the planned attacks, according to the court documents made public in New York.

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