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Federal Judge Delays Release of Alleged 'Jihad' Member

A federal judge yesterday granted the government’s request to delay the release of a man prosecutors call a violent terrorism suspect and set a hearing for today on whether he should be held until trial. U.S. District Judge Leonie M. Brinkema in Alexandria said granting the government’s request would not harm the suspect, Masoud Ahmad Khan, because he could not have been freed before today anyway while the court arranges electronic monitoring. Khan and 10 other Washington area Islamic men were charged last week with being part of what the government called a “Virginia jihad network” that trained to work with terrorists to fight for Muslim causes abroad. Authorities have said there is no evidence the men were plotting attacks in the United States. Full Story

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