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Saudi bomb suspect eyed home of President Bush, dams, nuclear plants

A Saudi attending college in Texas was charged Thursday with attempted use of a weapon of mass destruction. Authorities say the bomb suspect had President Bush's Dallas address.

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Khalid Ali-M Aldawsari, 20, shown in this undated photo, was arrested by agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation after an intense investigation uncovered ongoing efforts to obtain and mix explosive chemicals and to identify potential targets, officials say.

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Federal officials on Thursday announced the arrest of a Saudi citizen who was attending a community college in Texas while allegedly plotting to conduct a bombing campaign within the United States.

Khalid Ali-M Aldawsari, 20, of Lubbock, Texas, was arrested by agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation after an intense 'round-the-clock investigation uncovered ongoing efforts to obtain and mix explosive chemicals and to identify potential targets, officials say.

Agents found an e-mail file entitled “Tyrant’s House” containing the Dallas address of former President George W. Bush. Other files included information about hydroelectric dams, nuclear power plants, and the names and addresses of three individuals previously stationed with the US military at Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq.

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