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3 arrested in U.S., charged with trying to aid Islamic State
3 arrested in U.S., charged with trying to aid Islamic State

Two men were arrested Wednesday in New York as they prepared to join Islamic State militants in Syria, while a third man was arrested in Florida for helping fund their efforts, after they boasted of their plans on the Internet, federal investigators said. The three, all immigrants from Central Asia who live in Brooklyn, N.Y., plotted to launch attacks in this country if they were prevented from joining the extremist group, according to a criminal complaint filed in U.S. District Court in Brooklyn. One of the men repeatedly offered to assassinate President Obama if ordered to do so by Islamic State, according to the complaint. Akhror Saidakhmetov, 19, a citizen of Kazakhstan, was...

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