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The two Americans accused of helping former Nissan Motor Co. chairman Carlos Ghosn escape prosecution in Tokyo failed in their latest effort to avoid criminal charges in Japan.

After temporarily delaying the extradition, U.S. District Judge Indira Talwani ruled Thursday that the former Army Green Beret Michael Taylor and his son Peter can now be extradited, rejecting their argument that they would be tortured by the Japanese government.

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