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Thursday, March 23
Citing a "change in the climate" regarding the death penalty in the US, a man held in Toronto for the attempted murder of a Chicago cop in 1969 has dropped his fight against extradition. (Meanwhile, no new news about the Hans Peterson extradition fight.)