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Attacks renew debate: Should US have domestic terrorism law?

WASHINGTON (AP) — The package bombs sent to Democrats across the country and the killings of Jews at a Pittsburgh synagogue may seem like clear-cut cases of terrorism. But the suspects will almost certainly never face terrorism charges. The reason: ...

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Schumer opposes cuts to anti-terror funds

NEW YORK — Sen. Charles Schumer is slamming a White House proposal that would reduce funding for counterterrorism programs across the country by nearly $300 million. The New York Democrat is pushing President Barack Obama to reconsider the cuts. Schumer ...

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Competency of man accused of supporting terrorism questioned

BUFFALO — The lawyer representing a New York man accused of making plans to join the Islamic State group in Syria said Monday he is concerned about the man’s mental competency and received a federal judge’s permission for an evaluation. ...

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Court lets stand terrorism conviction

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has left in place the terrorism conviction of a Massachusetts man who argued that his online activities were free speech, not tangible support for al-Qaida. The justices did not comment Monday in rejecting ...

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