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WNYC News

Man Indicted on Terror Charges in NYC Bomb Case

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

A man charged with building a pipe bomb to try to attack police, soldiers and other government targets in New York City has been indicted on terror charges, according to documents filed Wednesday in the rare state-level terror case. READ THE INDICTMENT

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WNYC News

Attorney: Grand Jury Delayed in Bomb Plot Case

Sunday, December 04, 2011

The lawyer for a Manahattan man accused of assembling a homemade bomb said she and prosecutors have agreed to delay having a grand jury weigh in on the case.

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WNYC News

Feds Passed Up City’s Terror Case Twice

Monday, November 21, 2011

The FBI declined to participate in the terror case against a Manhattan man at least twice because they felt it crossed the line into entrapment, a federal source confirmed to WNYC.

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WNYC News

Mom of Accused Bomb Plotter: 'This Is Not the Way I Raised My Son'

Monday, November 21, 2011

The Manhattan mother of suspected bomb plotter and al Qaida sympathizer said the allegations against her son have left her devastated.

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The Takeaway

Top of the Hour: Third Day of Protests in Tahrir Square, Morning Headlines

Monday, November 21, 2011

As thousands of demonstrators return to the streets to protest the Egyptian military's rule, the Egyptian health ministry says at least 20 people have been killed and hundreds wounded since Sunday. 

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The Takeaway

Domestic Terror Suspect Arrested in New York City

Monday, November 21, 2011

In a late night press conference Sunday, Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced New York City police arrested Jose Pimentel, a 27-year-old American citizen, for criminal possession of a weapon as a crime of terrorism, conspiracy and soliciting support for an act of terrorism. Motivated in part by continued U.S. presence in Afghanistan and Iraq as well as the death of Yemeni cleric Anwar Awlaki, police arrested Pimentel as he was allegedly building a bomb. Government workers, returning military personnel, and elected officials were among the targets of his intended attacks, according to authorities.

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WNYC News

Manhattan Man Accused in Bomb Plot

Sunday, November 20, 2011

A Manhattan man who was described by city officials as an al-Qaida sympathizer was arrested on charges that he was plotting to bomb police patrol cars, postal facilities and target members of the armed forces returning home, Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Sunday.

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