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stsinner
09-15-2009, 01:04 PM
I know, I know... It surprised me, too..

NEW YORK, Sept 14 (Reuters) - New York City police and the FBI raided homes in the borough of Queens early on Monday as part of an investigation into suspected terrorism, focusing on one man who has been under surveillance, officials said.

Authorities searched at least two apartments including one shared by five Afghan men, taking some of them in for questioning, said one man who was questioned.

Members of U.S. Congress briefed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation said there was no imminent danger.

"There was nothing imminent, and they are very good now at tracking potentially dangerous actions and this was preventive," said Charles Schumer, a U.S. Senator from New York who was among those briefed by FBI officials.

Read on.. (http://www.reuters.com/article/marketsNews/idUSN1451768020090914)

Rockntractor
09-15-2009, 01:08 PM
I was expecting an Amish connection!