Man accused of plotting attack for Islamic State at San Francisco pier
23 December 2017 | 7:00 am
A tow truck driver in California was arrested on Friday and charged with attempting to provide support to terrorists by plotting to attack people, possibly with explosives, at a crowded pier in San Francisco before Christmas.
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