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  • Va. man in Capitol bomb plot sentenced to 30 years

    A Virginia man convicted of plotting to detonate a suicide bomb at the U.S Capitol was sentenced Friday to 30 years in prison, the maximum sentence allowed under a plea deal he struck.


  • An artist rendering shows Amine El Khalifi before U.S. District Judge T. Rawles Jones Jr. in federal court in Alexandria, Va., on Feb. 17, 2012. (Associated Press)

    Plea deal for man accused in U.S. Capitol bomb plot

    A Virginia man accused in an alleged bomb plot against the U.S. Capitol was scheduled to plead guilty Friday, federal prosecutors said.


  • Rep. Candice S. Miller, Michigan Republican (Associated Press)

    Homeland Security finalizing plan for exit system

    The Department of Homeland Security is finalizing its plan for a biometric data system to track when immigrants leave the United States and will present it to Congress within "weeks," a top department official told a House Homeland Security subcommittee Tuesday.


  • Rep. Candice S. Miller, Michigan Republican (Associated Press)

    System for tracking visa overstays is almost ready

    The Department of Homeland Security is finalizing its plan for a biometric data system to track when immigrants leave the United States and will present it to Congress within "weeks," a top department official told a House Homeland Security subcommittee Tuesday.


  • Capitol Police officer Trevor O'Neill stands on guard on the west side of the Capitol in Washington Friday, Feb. 17, 2012. A 29-year-old Moroccan man was arrested Friday in an FBI sting operation near the U.S. Capitol while planning to detonate what police say he thought were live explosives. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

    Authorities: Terror suspect planned suicide bomb

    The Moroccan man accused of plotting to carry out what he thought would be a suicide bombing at the U.S. Capitol told acquaintances that America's war on terrorism was a war on Muslims and that they needed to be ready for battle, according to authorities.


  • An artist rendering shows Amine El Khalifi before U.S. District Judge T. Rawles Jones Jr. in federal court in Alexandria, Va., on Feb. 17, 2012. (Associated Press)

    Terror suspect arrested near U.S. Capitol

    A 29-year-old Moroccan man was arrested Friday on accusations he planned to detonate a suicide bomb in the U.S. Capitol before undercover agents thwarted him through a lengthy sting operation, the Department of Justice said.


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