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FBI arrests Ohio man, 20, who wanted to 'wage jihad' on U.S. with bomb and gun attack on Capitol

A 20-year-old Ohio man's Twitter posts sympathizing with Islamic terrorists led to an undercover FBI operation and the man's arrest on charges that he plotted to blow up the U.S. Capitol and kill government officials.

Christopher Lee Cornell, also known as Raheel Mahrus Ubaydah, told an FBI informant they should "wage jihad," and showed his plans for bombing the Capitol and shooting people, according to a criminal complaint filed in federal court in Ohio Wednesday. The FBI said Cornell expressed his support for the Islamic State.

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Jihadis republish hitlist with X over slain Charlie Hebdo publisher's face

"It's very important not to be afraid but you have got to stand on these very valuable democratic principles on which our societies here in western Europe are based, so I hope we will not give in. You must not surrender the very important freedom of speech."

Must not surrender, yes. But the media is surrendering.

"Charlie Hebdo editor Stephane Charbonnier crossed off chilling al-Qaeda hitlist," by Lucy Cormack, Sydney Morning Herald.

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Suspected Boko Haram gunmen kidnap over 100 women, children in Nigeria

Suspected Boko Haram gunmen kidnapped more than 100 women and children and killed 35 people during a Sunday raid on the remote northeast Nigerian village of Gumskiri, a security source and resident said on Thursday.

News from remote parts of Nigeria that are cut off from mobile communications sometimes takes days to travel.

The five-year-old campaign for an Islamic state by Boko Haram, whose name means "Western education is sinful", has become the greatest menace to the security of Africa's biggest economy and top oil producer.

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Will freed Guantanamo detainees resurface on battlefield?

The steady stream of detainees being transferred out of Guantanamo Bay is raising security concerns among lawmakers who worry the Obama administration has no system for keeping tabs on them. 

The latest batch includes four prisoners once classified as high risk, individuals ranging from a known weapons smuggler to a Taliban operative involved in multiple attacks against U.S. and coalition forces. 

"They're very dangerous terrorists," Sen. Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H., told Fox News, after the four Afghan detainees were transferred to their home country over the weekend.

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Netanyahu commiserates with persecuted Christians

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expressed solidarity with Middle East Christians while speaking at the Forum for Drafting Christians into the IDF in Nazareth on Sunday.

Deputy Minister Ofir Akunis, Mayor of Nazareth, Ali Sala and prominent Israeli Priest Father Gabriel Naddaf were present at the event in Nazareth to mark both the New Year and Christmas.

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