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FILE - In this July 31, 2014 file photo, traffic moves onto Camp Lejeune in Jacksonville, N.C.  as access to via the now open Wilson Gate goes into effect.   Jordan Duncan, a former U.S. Marine will remain in custody after being charged with plotting to illegally make and sell guns.  Duncan was stationed at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina. He moved to Boise, Idaho, in September 2020 and was arrested by the FBI the following month. He now awaits trial and remains in federal custody. (John Althouse/The Daily News via AP)

Ex-Marine to remain jailed in probe of paramilitary group

Dec. 10, 2020 3:33 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Jordan Duncan was stationed at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina when he joined a group organized by a fellow U.S. Marine who used a neo-Nazi internet forum to recruit members for what he called “a modern day SS,” according to a federal indictment. After separating from the...

FILE - In this March 17, 2019, file photo, a police officer stands guard in front of the Masjid Al Noor mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand, where one of two mass shootings occurred. A comprehensive report released Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2020 into the 2019 Christchurch mosque shootings in which 51 Muslim worshippers were slaughtered sheds new light on how the gunman was able to elude detection by authorities as he planned out his attack. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu, File)

Report finds lapses ahead of New Zealand mosque attack

Dec. 8, 2020 6:03 AM EST

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — There were no clear signs that an attack last year on two New Zealand mosques was imminent, but police should have done a better job vetting the lone gunman when he applied for a gun license, and intelligence agencies should have focused more on threats such as white...