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TODAY   |  March 18, 2014

California man faces terrorism-related charge

A 20-year-old California man is in custody after he was arrested near the U.S.-Canada border. The Justice Department says he’d planned to cross into Canada and then travel to Syria to join Islamist militants.

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>>> a california man is in custody this morning facing a terrorism-related charge. 20-year-old nicholas tussant was arrested near the u.s./canada border. the justice department says he planned to cross into canada and travel to syria to join islamist militants. he's accused of trying to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization . prosecutors also say he once talked about bombing the los angeles subway system.