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2006-07-19 18:23:41

ATLANTA (Reuters) - A federal grand jury indicted two U.S. citizens on Wednesday on charges of plotting "violent jihad" and undergoing paramilitary training in northwest Georgia to prepare themselves for terrorist acts. Syed Haris Ahmed, 21, born in Pakistan and a student at Georgia Tech, was arrested in March. Wednesday's charges superseded an earlier indictment against him, adding three counts of material support of terrorism and a foreign terrorist organization. FBI officials in...

2006-04-17 10:15:17

BEIJING (Reuters) - One day before Chinese President Hu Jintao's U.S. trip, lawyers for a detained Chinese employee of the New York Times said they were told on Monday prosecutors were again considering whether to seek his trial. Zhao Yan was detained in September 2004 on charges of revealing state secrets abroad after the Times reported that former Chinese President Jiang Zemin planned to abandon his military posts -- a report that turned out to be accurate. Later, prosecutors...

2006-02-21 13:04:00

By Deborah Charles WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A grand jury in Ohio indicted three men for conspiring to kill people and for planning attacks against U.S. forces overseas, court documents showed on Tuesday. The indictment said the three men -- Mohammad Zaki Amawi, Marwan Othman el-Hindi and Wassim Mazloum -- were part of a conspiracy that began in November 2004 to kill people outside the United States, including U.S. troops in Iraq. "It was part of the conspiracy that one or more...

2006-02-21 12:56:55

By Deborah Charles WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A grand jury in Ohio indicted three men for conspiring to kill people and for planning attacks against U.S. forces overseas, court documents showed on Tuesday. The indictment said the three men -- Mohammad Zaki Amawi, Marwan Othman el-Hindi and Wassim Mazloum -- were part of a conspiracy that began in November 2004 to kill people outside the United States, including U.S. troops in Iraq. "It was part of the conspiracy that one or more...

2006-02-21 12:45:00

By Deborah Charles WASHINGTON -- A grand jury in Ohio indicted three men for conspiring to kill people and for planning attacks against U.S. forces overseas, court documents showed on Tuesday. The indictment said the three men -- Mohammad Zaki Amawi, Marwan Othman el-Hindi and Wassim Mazloum -- were part of a conspiracy that began in November 2004 to kill people outside the United States, including U.S. troops in Iraq. "It was part of the conspiracy that one or more conspirators would recruit...

2006-02-08 16:19:51

By Gina Keating LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A former music industry executive indicted as part of a Hollywood wiretapping scandal was sent to jail after talking of plans to flee or kill himself to avoid standing trial, a federal prosecutor said on Wednesday. Robert Pfeifer, who served as president of Walt Disney Co.'s Hollywood Records in the mid-1990s, was ordered detained as a flight risk at a Tuesday hearing in Los Angeles federal court. Pfeifer, 50, will remain in the custody of the...

2006-01-06 19:02:28

By Jim Loney MIAMI (Reuters) - A U.S. judge postponed a plea and bail hearing on Friday for American terrorism suspect Jose Padilla, who made his second appearance in a federal court after being held for 3-1/2 years in a military brig without charges. Called an "enemy combatant" by the Bush administration and alleged to have plotted a radioactive "dirty bomb" attack on his homeland, Padilla was denied access to the U.S. justice system in a case that led rights activists and some...

2005-12-08 18:38:16

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Arlen Specter on Thursday said he was launching a formal inquiry into Justice Department treatment of an American charged by the government after being held by the military for more than three years as an "enemy combatant." "I'm making a formal inquiry of the Department of Justice as to why they're handling (Jose) Padilla as they have," Specter, a Pennsylvania Republican, told reporters. He said he may hold a committee...

2005-11-22 13:34:17

By Caroline Drees and Deborah Charles WASHINGTON (Reuters) - "Dirty bomb" suspect Jose Padilla, a U.S. citizen held in a South Carolina military brig for more than three years, has been charged with conspiracy to commit murder and aid terrorists, the Justice Department announced on Tuesday. The 11-count federal indictment, which included four other suspects, was returned by a federal grand jury in U.S. District Court in Miami. "The defendants, along with other individuals, operated...

2005-11-22 11:15:40

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - "Dirty bomb" suspect Jose Padilla, a U.S. citizen held in a South Carolina military brig for more than three years, was charged with conspiracy to commit murder and aid terrorists, a federal indictment showed on Tuesday. The 11-count indictment against Padilla, which also included four other suspects, was returned by a federal grand jury in the U.S. District Court in Miami. "The defendants, along with other individuals, operated and participated in a North...


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