Radical Sheik Visits Home in West Covina

Sheik Omar Abdul Rahman, the radical Egyptian cleric whose mosque in New Jersey has been a site of worship by suspects in the New York World Trade Center bombing, is on a visit to Southern California, where he is a guest in a West Covina home, an associate said Tuesday.

A man at the home wearing Islamic garb and identifying himself only as Youssef said that Abdul Rahman, 55, out of public view since he denounced the bombing soon after it happened, has given an interview to ABC News for later airing. Abdul Rahman, whose deportation is being sought by federal authorities, has called for the overthrow of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak.

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