Somali Man Arrested on Terror Charges
“An Ohio man who traveled to Syria in 2014 and trained with an al-Qaeda affiliate before returning to the United States, possibly to launch an attack on American soldiers, has been indicted on terrorism charges, federal prosecutors said Thursday,” the Washington Post reports. “Authorities also revealed that the man’s brother was killed last year fighting in Syria on behalf of the affiliate, Jabhat al-Nusra.”
Court to Hear Arguments in Challenge to Obama Amnesty Plan
“President Obama’s executive actions on immigration will be tested on Friday when a federal appeals court considers whether to lift an order blocking the actions to allow millions of immigrants without legal status to remain in the United States. Lawyers from the federal government and 26 states opposed to Obama’s immigration policies will make oral arguments in front of a three-judge panel from the Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals in New Orleans, the most conservative circuit in the country,” The Hill reports.