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New Mexico Couple Accused of Training Children for Mass Attack Targeted Hospital

Prosecutors in Taos County (NM)—citing interviews with the 11 children found to be malnourished and abused at a compound in the New Mexico desert earlier this month—said in court documents that the couple who were arrested had targeted an Atlanta hospital for attack.

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Video: 4 New Mexico Compound Suspects Granted Bail, Prosecutors Allege Terror Plot

Siraj Wahhaj is wanted in Georgia and being held for possible extradition. The other four suspects will have a $20,000 signature bond – meaning they'll have to pay that amount if they don't show for their trial – and will have to wear ankle monitors. In addition, they will not be allowed to leave the country, and any visits with children will be supervised.

New Mexico Compound was Training Ground for School Shooters, Documents Show

The documents say Siraj Ibn Wahhaj was conducting weapons training with semi-automatic rifles at the compound near the Colorado border where 11 hungry children were found in filthy conditions.

ISIS Claims Murders of Belgian Officers

Benjamin Herman, the Belgian national named as the "Liege killer," was a convert to Islam. He had been imprisoned since 2003 and was on a 48-hour leave when the two female police officers were attacked. Police shot him dead not long after.

2 Belgian Officers Killed in Terror Attack

Reports say the man attacked the officers from behind with a knife, then took a service weapon from them and shot them both. He also killed a man sitting in a parked car.

Minnesota Officer to Receive Bravery Award for Ending Stabbing Attack at Mall

Avon officer Jason Falconer shot and killed Dahir Adan in September of 2016. Adan had stabbed 10 people in the mall and advanced on Falconer.

French Politician Arrested for Celebrating Death of Officer at Hands of Terrorist

On Sunday police arrived at Poussier’s home in Normandy and took him into custody. He may be charged with an offence known as apology for terrorist acts, for which the maximum penalty is seven years in prison and a fine of about $125,000.

French Police Officer Shot After Swapping Himself for Hostage, Officials Say

A French policeman was shot by a gunman Friday after swapping himself for a hostage in an apparent terror attack at a supermarket in the southwest town of Trebes.

Teen Drawn to ISIS Brought Homemade Bomb to Utah School, Police Say

The teen was arrested and booked into a detention center on charges of manufacture, possession, sale, use or attempted use of a weapon of mass destruction.

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Former DC Transit Officer Gets 15 Years for Aiding ISIS

At trial, prosecutors presented violent videos Young had watched and comments he had made about killing FBI agents and attacking federal buildings. In emails with Mohammed and conversations online, Young joked about terrorist attacks and suggested they were often justifiable. He described the rebels he fought with in Libya as “like-minded” with the Islamic State.