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Federal judge asked to revoke bond of Ohio terrorism suspect

This combination of undated file photos shows Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26, left, and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19. Photo / AP - The Lowell Sun & Robin Young-File
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Boston Marathon bombing documents shed little new light

In this Jan. 15, 2016, file photo, members of CASA de Maryland participate in a immigration rally outside the Supreme Court in Washington. By agreeing to hear a challenge to Obama’s immigration plan, the Supreme Court on Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2016, raised hopes that Obama may have one last chance to make good on an unfulfilled promise to millions of immigrants, many of whom feel abandoned by his administration’s recent deportation raids. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
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High court could give Obama his final chance on immigration

In this Jan. 8, 2016 file photo, Omar Faraj Saeed Al Hardan, left, is escorted by U.S. Marshals from the Bob Casey Federal Courthouse, in Houston. Al Hardan, who came to Houston from Iraq in 2009 is set to be arraigned Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2015, and have a bond hearing after his arrest on charges he tried to help the Islamic State group. (AP Photo/Bob Levey, File)
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Federal agent says Iraqi refugee wanted to bomb Texas malls

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FBI says refugees used social media to plan fight in Syria

In this Aug. 18, 2011 file photo, people walk below a New York Police Department security camera, upper left, which was placed next to a mosque on Fulton St. in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Bedford-Stuyvesant in New York. On Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016, a pair of civil rights lawyers and attorneys for New York City announced that two high-profile lawsuits accusing the New York Police Department of discriminating against Muslims with illegal surveillance have been settled. The civil rights lawyers said the deal requires the NYPD to modify guidelines to prohibit investigations based on race, religion or ethnicity. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)
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NYC settles lawsuits over Muslim surveillance by police

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3 convicted in Fort Dix plot want life sentences thrown out

In this Dec. 29, 2015, photo, Republican presidential candidate, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks at Elly's Tea and Coffee House in Muscatine, Iowa. Christie’s comments on the GOP campaign trail regarding his prosecutions of terrorists while he was New Jersey’s U.S. attorney have focused renewed scrutiny on two highly publicized cases. Both resulted in convictions and long prison sentences but also raised questions about the government’s methods. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
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A look at 2 prosecutions of extremists touted by Christie

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Woman faces sentencing for giving money to Islamic militants

In this March 17, 2015, file photo, a Ruger pistol presented as evidence during the federal trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, is displayed in a conference room at the federal courthouse in Boston. Stephen Silva testified that he loaned Tsarnaev a Ruger pistol in February 2013. Authorities said the gun was used to kill MIT police officer Sean Collier. Silva is scheduled to be sentenced Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2015, on drug and gun charges. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)
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Man who loaned gun to marathon bomber gets time served

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Man who loaned gun to Boston Marathon bomber to be sentenced

In this Dec. 11, 2015 photo, Army Brig. Gen. Mark Martins speaks during a press conference at the U.S. Navy base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. “I pledge to you that the nation will never forget, will never lose interest,” Army Brig. Gen. Mark Martins said Friday evening to a handful of reporters who traveled to this U.S. base to view the latest Sept. 11 trail proceedings. “And your government will continue to pursue justice under law for however long that takes.” (AP Photo/Ben Fox)
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Why the 9/11 attack case grinds on so slowly at Guantanamo

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Judge orders force-feeding of man in Islamic State case

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Mental competency hearing set for man accused in bomb plot

In this Dec. 11, 2015, photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally in Des Moines, Iowa. There’s no legal or historical precedent for closing U.S. borders to the world’s 1.6 billion Muslims, but neither is there any Supreme Court case that clearly prevents a president or Congress from doing so. Legal experts are divided over how the high court would react to Trump’s call for a temporary halt to Muslims entering the United States. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
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Trump’s idea of a Muslim ban has US legal experts divided

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Judge orders man suspected of aiding terror group to eat

Convicted Oklahoma City bombing conspirator Terry Nichols, is led into the Pittsburg County Courthouse in McAlester, Okla., Wednesday, May 26, 2004, to wait for deliberations by the jury in the state's murder case against him. Nichols serving a federal life sentence for the deaths of eight federal law enforcement officials who died in the bombing, and could get the death penalty if convicted of 161 state first degree murder charges. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
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OKC bombing conspirator asks judge to allow sale of his guns

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Boston Marathon bomber’s lawyers to argue for new trial

In this courtroom sketch, Abid Naseer, center, accused of being an al-Qaida operative and acting as as his own attorney, is flanked by his team at the defense table, Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015, in federal court in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Prosecutors say Naseer was part of an al-Qaida conspiracy in 2009 to stage attacks in Manchester, England, New York and Denmark. He was extradited from Britain in 2013 and if convicted faces a possible life sentence. At the far left are two unnamed U.S. Marshals and to Naseer's left is his legal advisor James Neuman. (AP Photo/Elizabeth Williams)
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Pakistani man gets 40 years in al-Qaida plot to bomb subway

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Hearing set for marathon bomber’s request for new trial

This Wednesday Jan. 14, 2015 file photo made available by the Butler County Jail shows Christopher Lee Cornell. A judge says an interview with Cornell, an Ohio man accused of plotting to attack the U.S. Capitol can be broadcast by a Cincinnati TV station. Cornell is charged with attempted murder of U.S. officials and other counts. WXIX-TV interviewed him by telephone Thursday from the Kentucky jail where he awaits trial in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Butler County Jail, File)
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Mental evaluation ordered for suspect in Capitol attack plot

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Judge allows sealed report on Ohio terror plot suspect

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