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Wannabe Suicide Bomber Nabbed on Way to Capitol

FBI had given him a fake suicide vest in sting operation

(Newser) - The FBI today arrested a man who allegedly thought he was on his way to blow himself up on Capitol Hill—but who was actually wearing a harmless vest provided to him by undercover FBI agents. The suspect, a man about 30 of Moroccan descent, thought he was working with... More »

Oregon Terror Suspect's Mosque Torched

Feds investigating arson as suspected hate crime

(Newser) - Federal authorities are investigating a suspected hate-crime torching of a mosque attended by the Oregon teen charged in last Friday's attempted terror attack. Arson destroyed part of the Salman Alfarisi Islamic Center in Corvalis a day after former Oregon State University student Mohamed Osman Mohamud, 19, was arrested when police... More »

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