Libyan gets day in D.C. court

Militant says he’s innocent in terror case

Posted: June 29, 2014 at 3:45 a.m.

U.S. marshals keep watch Saturday around the federal courthouse in Washington as part of increased security before Ahmed Abu Khattala’s court appearance before a federal magistrate.

The Libyan militant accused of masterminding the deadly Benghazi attacks appeared for the first time in an American courtroom, pleading innocent Saturday to a terrorism-related charge nearly two weeks after he was captured by special forces.

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