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Terror Charges

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

A prosecutor in Michigan has defended his decision to bring terrorism charges against three Dallas-area men.

Their bulk purchases of cell phones have raised terrorism suspicions.

But a lawyer for the Texans is seeking to have their bail reduced on the basis of statements by federal and state authorities -- who've downplayed any alleged threat.

A hearing is today for Maruan Muhareb of Mesquite, Adham Othman of Dallas and Louai Othman of Mesquite.

The Othmans are brothers and Muhareb is their cousin. They're US citizens of Palestinian descent.

They're charged with collecting or providing materials for terrorist acts and surveillance of a vulnerable target for terrorist purposes.

Bond is 750-thousand dollars -- cash -- for each man.


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