Philippines starts extradition process for alleged New York attack plotter

A Filipino suspect in a thwarted extremist plot targeting New York’s subway and Times Square will face legal proceedings seeking his extradition to the United States, the Philippine justice secretary said on Sunday.
Russell Salic and two others have been charged with involvement in the plan to carry out the attacks in the name of Islamic State during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan in 2016.
Salic was arrested in the Philippines in April 2017 and the US requested his extradition,…