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Judge Scraps Own Ruling on Surveillance Evidence

Feds might have to reveal whether it used controversial NSA programs

(Newser) - A federal judge in a Chicago terrorism case has undone a key ruling saying the government needn't divulge whether its investigation relied on expanded phone and Internet surveillance programs revealed by NSA leaker Edward Snowden. Adel Daoud denies trying to ignite what he thought was a bomb in Chicago.... More »

Chicago Teen May Be Test Case on US Surveillance

Accused bomb plotter might serve as constitutional challenge to expanded powers

(Newser) - Adel Daoud is a Chicago 19-year-old accused by the feds of trying to detonate a bomb outside a Chicago bar in 2012. His case, however, could serve as the first constitutional challenge to the government's sweeping surveillance techniques, reports the Washington Post . In a court filing yesterday, attorneys for... More »

'Jihad' Teen Charged in Chicago Bomb Plot

Adel Daoud accused of trying to blow up downtown bar

(Newser) - Undercover FBI agents arrested an 18-year-old American man who tried to detonate what he believed was a car bomb outside a downtown Chicago bar, federal prosecutors said today. Adel Daoud, a US citizen from the Chicago suburb of Hillside, was arrested last night in an undercover operation in which agents... More »

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