Ohio man arrested for allegedly planning Islamic State-inspired attack

January 15, 2015 3:22 AM

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Ohio man arrested for allegedly planning Islamic State-inspired attack

He first came under investigation by federal authorities after showing support for a violent jihad on Twitter.

Cornell met up with an undercover government official on Oct. 17 and 18 in Cincinnati. He allegedly told the official he planned to detonate pipe bombs at the U.S. Capitol and shoot at employees after the devices went off, government documents indicate.

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