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August 19, 1996 | From Reuters
An alleged IRA member who escaped from prison in 1983 is back behind bars in Northern Ireland following his extradition from the United States, security sources in the British province said Sunday. They said Jimmy Smyth is in Maghaberry jail, near the town of Lisburn, where he will serve the remaining 15 years of a prison term after being flown from San Francisco to Belfast, the capital of Northern Ireland.
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August 19, 1996 | From Reuters
An alleged IRA member who escaped from prison in 1983 is back behind bars in Northern Ireland following his extradition from the United States, security sources in the British province said Sunday. They said Jimmy Smyth is in Maghaberry jail, near the town of Lisburn, where he will serve the remaining 15 years of a prison term after being flown from San Francisco to Belfast, the capital of Northern Ireland.
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January 5, 2000 | From Times Wire Reports
Lawyers for an escaped Irish Republican Army convict won a court ruling delaying his extradition to Northern Ireland, where he faces a life sentence for participating in the killing of a British soldier in 1980. Detectives were driving Angelo Fusco, 43, to Ireland's border with the British-linked province when a Dublin High Court justice ruled to block the extradition.
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July 28, 1995 | From Associated Press
Rejecting a federal judge's findings of probable persecution, an appeals court Thursday ordered the extradition to Northern Ireland of a nationalist who escaped in 1983 while serving a sentence for attempted murder. James Joseph Smyth's extradition was barred last September by U.S. District Judge Barbara Caulfield.
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November 16, 1991 | WILLIAM TUOHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Hundreds of additional soldiers were assigned Friday to Northern Ireland to quell the worst outburst of sectarian violence in years--seven civilians killed in 36 hours. Part-time members of three battalions of the locally based Ulster Defense Regiment were called to full-time duty by the British army commander, Lt. Gen. Sir John Wilsey.
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September 26, 1992 | BOB EGELKO, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
An escapee from a prison in Northern Ireland who was arrested in San Diego in June filed court papers Friday saying he was given a life sentence after being coerced into confessing to a murder he did not commit. The man who was known as Kevin Barry John Artt when he joined the mass breakout from Maze prison in 1983, and now calls himself Kevin Keohane, outlined his planned defense against a U.S. charge of passport fraud and an extradition request from the United Kingdom.
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June 25, 1993 | RICHARD C. PADDOCK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
For eight years he was simply Jimmy Lynch, house painter. Not even his wife knew he was a fugitive Irish nationalist who broke out of Belfast's notorious Maze Prison a decade ago in a daring mass escape. With his arrest by the FBI last June, he is once again James Joseph Smyth, prisoner. But now, his battle against extradition to Northern Ireland is making him a hero in the Irish community and has touched off an international controversy. In a victory for Smyth, U.S. District Judge Barbara A.
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