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Norway prosecutors to ask for 8 weeks to prep case

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OSLO, Norway (AP) -- A Norwegian court says the prosecution will request eight weeks of pretrial detention for the suspect in the country's terror attacks.

Prosecutors will also ask for his hearing to be closed to the public and media.

Anders Behring Breivik has his first court appearance Monday after being arrested in an Oslo bombing and island shooting spree that killed 93 people.

Oslo District Court spokeswoman Irene Ramm says government lawyers want eight weeks to prepare their case.

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