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Police: Up to 6 Paris Terror Suspects May Be at Large

Terror cell consists of roughly 10 members: official

(Newser) - As many as six members of a terrorist cell involved in the Paris attacks may still be at large, including a man who was seen driving a car registered to the widow of one of the gunmen, French police said today. One police official says the cell consists of about... More »

'Cop Tipster' Imam May Have Alerted Terror Ring

Imam recorded on phone warning alleged ringleader of terror probe

(Newser) - A Queens imam was secretly recorded in a phone conversation warning a Denver terror suspect that law enforcement authorities were moving in, reports AP. Authorities are now investigating if imam Ahmad Wais Afzali may have used his role as a presumably reliable New York police department tipster to glean information... More »

Denver Man in NYC Raids Denies Terror Link

Police swooped over alleged plot after city visit

(Newser) - A Colorado man believed to be a central figure in a New York City terror investigation denies he has links to al-Qaeda or any other terrorist group, the New York Times reports. Police raided three apartments in Queens after Najibullah Zazi visited the city last week. Materials were removed for... More »

Terror Suspect Led Typical Suburban Life

But Boyd fought in Afghanistan, said 'good Muslims' waged jihad

(Newser) - The arrest of construction worker Daniel Boyd and his sons for conspiring to support terrorists came as a complete shock to their neighbors in North Carolina, who describe the 39-year-old father as a friendly gardener and fisherman. But Boyd has followed an uncommon path. After converting to Islam in the... More »

Accused NY Plotters, 'Eager' to Kill Jews, Denied Bail

Would-be temple bombers 'eager to bring death to Jews': feds

(Newser) - A federal judge today ordered three New York men accused of plotting to blow up a synagogue and target military aircraft to be held without bail, the Journal News reports. “These were people who were eager to bring death to Jews,” said an assistant US attorney. The aspiring... More »

FBI Arrests 4 in Plot to Bomb Synagogue, Down Plane

Rep. King cites 'homegrown terror'

(Newser) - Four men have been arrested after plotting to blow up a synagogue in New York City and shoot down a plane at an Air National Guard base, the Daily News reports. Undercover FBI agents sold the men what they thought were C-4 explosives, and they were arrested with them near... More »

'Osama bin London' Convicted

Preacher organized training camps, touted murder

(Newser) - An extremist preacher who called himself "Osama bin London" has been convicted of organizing terrorist training camps and promoting murder, the London Times reports. Mohammed Hamid trained five of the terrorists who undertook a thwarted attack at outdoor sights in suburban London. He mocked the death toll from the... More »

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