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Northern Ireland's Adams loses attempt to overturn jailbreak conviction

BELFAST (Reuters) - Former Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams lost an appeal on Wednesday to overturn two 1975 convictions for trying to escape from a prison in Northern Ireland after a court dismissed his argument that his initial detention was illegal.
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