U.S. Citizens Swept Up in N.Y., Philadelphia Terrorism Arrests

U.S. Marshals stand outside U.S. Federal Court in Brooklyn during the arraignment on terrorism charges of two Queens women, identified as 28-year-old Noelle Velentzas and 31-year-old Asia Siddiqui, as well as American citizen and accused Al Queda member Muhanad Mahmoud al Farekh, 29, on April 2, in New York City.

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U.S. prosecutors in New York City and Philadelphia charged four people with terrorism-related crimes, including two Queens women who allegedly discussed making bombs with an undercover federal agent.

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