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The man had been staying at the shelter at the Volunteers of America Veterans Resource Center but was recently told he had to move out because he had been there for a year, the maximum amount of time residents can stay there, said Dennis Kresak, president of the Volunteers of America of Greater Ohio.

Mr. Kresak would not release the names of the man or the director but did confirm that both had been killed.

PENNSYLVANIA

Arabic student sues over airport incident

PHILADELPHIA — A college student handcuffed at Philadelphia International Airport and questioned about his Arabic language flash cards is suing FBI agents, police officers and others.

Twenty-two-year-old Nick George of suburban Wyncote says he was held for about four hours in August and missed his flight back to school in California. He says it’s even more alarming that his checked luggage made it onboard.

Mr. George is a senior physics major at Pomona College. He studies Arabic and has traveled to the Middle East and North Africa. He says he was detained even after it was clear he posed no safety threat.

The American Civil Liberties Union filed the federal lawsuit Wednesday. Defendants also include three Transportation Security Administration officers.

WASHINGTON

Guards watched gang attack girl

SEATTLE — Three security guards watched a group of teens punch, kick and rob a 15-year-old girl in the downtown Seattle Metro bus tunnel without intervening.

Security video shows the guards call for help on their radios, but they don’t go to the aid of the girl even as she is being kicked in the head.

A dispute involving a group of 10 teens apparently started inside a department store the evening of Jan. 28 and moved to the bus tunnel at Westlake Station, where the girl was attacked. The King County sheriff’s office tells KING-TV four suspects, ages 15 to 20, have been arrested in the investigation.

Metro Transit General Manager Kevin Desmond says the department is revising its policy that guards only “observe and report” problems.

From wire dispatches and staff reports