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Terrorism Suspect Held in Massachusetts is Denied Bail

A federal judge in Massachusetts has denied bail to Tarek Mehanna, a 28-year-old U.S. citizen who has been held since October 2009 without bail on suspicion of a terror plot.

Mehanna, who awaits trial in October, requested bail to better consult with his lawyers but the court ruled that he remains a flight risk. Mehanna was first arrested in 2008 as he was about to depart for Saudi Arabia, and was ordered held without bail the following year after being charged with material support of terrorism.

The AP reports that prosecutors allege that Mehanna “conspired with two other men to kill American troops in Iraq, assassinate two unnamed U.S. politicians, and shoot shoppers in U.S. malls.”

For the full text of articles related to Mehanna's denial, see below:
Terrorism Suspect Loses Bid for Bail (AP)
Judge Withholds Bail for Suspected Sudbury Terrorist (Boston Herald)

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