A Bangladeshi man who came to the United States to wage jihad was arrested in an elaborate FBI sting on Wednesday after attempting to blow up a fake car bomb outside the Federal Reserve building in Manhattan, authorities said.
Lawyers for a Maryland teen convicted in a Jihadist terror plot want him moved to a juvenile facility to await sentencing.
The U.S. has reportedly reached a plea deal with a former Maryland man held at Guantanamo accused of joining al-Qaida and participating in a series of post-Sept. 11 terror plots.
A high school honors student from Maryland helped the American terror suspect dubbed “Jihad Jane” plot to kill a Swedish artist and used the Internet to raise money and recruits for overseas terrorists.
Senior U.S. officials say there’s no evidence that anyone linked to al-Qaida has entered the country to carry out an attack on the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks.
Authorities say the credible terror threat focuses on New York City and nearby Washington D.C., so there will be an intense focus on area bridges in Maryland.