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Ex-ISIS fighter entered US as refugee: US officials

An Iraqi man arrested in California is accused of being a former Islamic State fighter and killing a police officer in Iraq after he qualified to be resettled in the US as part of a refugee programme. The case has drawn attention amid criticism by the Trump administration of the vetting process involved in the nation's refugee resettlement programme. US officials plan to extradite Omar Abdulsattar Ameen, 45, to Iraq under a treaty with that nation. He made his first appearance in federal court in Sacramento on…