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Terror suspect arrested in Hawaii to face judge in NYC

November 2, 2010 6:06:37 AM PDT
A defendant has been brought from Hawaii to New York to face a charge of making false statements in a matter involving international terrorism.

Abdel Hameed Shehadeh is scheduled to appear in Brooklyn federal court on Tuesday.

A criminal complaint says Shehadeh, a U.S. citizen, lived on Staten Island in early 2008 when he devised a plan to travel to Pakistan to join the Taliban or a similar fighting group.

Authorities say he created websites that posted speeches by al-Qaida leaders.


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