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U.S. judge wants summer trial in N.C. terror case

RALEIGH, N.C. — A federal judge wants a North Carolina man charged with seeking to join an al-Qaida-linked militant group to face trial this summer, months earlier than prosecutors say they need to give defense lawyers everything U.S. intelligence agencies ...

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Terrorism charges stay against extradited Egyptian, federal judge rules

NEW YORK — A federal judge on Friday refused to toss out terrorism charges facing an Egyptian Islamic preacher extradited from Great Britain and said she’ll decide during a trial next year whether government references to al-Qaida being led by ...

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Obama administration seeks to renew terror surveillance program

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration maintains it is unable to say how many times one of the government’s most politically sensitive anti-terrorism surveillance programs — which is up for renewal this week on Capitol Hill — has inadvertently gathered intelligence ...

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Police unveil angry message in parcel to O’Malley

PIKESVILLE — Two packages sent to Maryland’s governor and transportation secretary that ignited when they were opened contained the same note railing against highway signs urging motorists to report suspicious activity, investigators revealed Friday. The message read: “Report suspicious activity! ...

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Postal inspectors trying to trace Maryland packages

U.S. postal inspectors are trying to track the origin of incendiary packages sent to Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley and the state’s transportation secretary. The packages produced a puff of smoke, a small flame and a sulfur-like smell when they were ...

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