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The Scottish government may not be united with respect to Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill's decision to release the so-called Lockerbie bomber, Abdul Baset Ali al-Megrahi, last month, but for his part, British Prime Minister Gordon Brown wants to make it clear that any conspiracy theorists working on this case should hang it up already. Hmmm.

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Earlier this month, the Scottish government released convicted "Lockerbie bomber" Abdul Baset Ali al-Megrahi, afflicted with terminal prostate cancer, to live out the rest of his days in his native Libya -- a move that reportedly went against a decade-old agreement with the U.S. that those found guilty of causing the 1988 airline tragedy would stay put in Scotland to serve their time.

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In this clip from the Associated Press, Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill of Scotland announces his country's decision to release "Lockerbie bomber" Abdel Baset al-Megrahi on Thursday so the terminally ill Libyan can return to his homeland to die.

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