Texas Terror Suspect Arraigned

Friday, February 25, 2011 - 11:30am

LUBBOCK, TX - A college student from Saudi Arabia appeared in federal court this morning after being charged with attempted use of a weapon of mass destruction.

Khalid Ali-M Aldawsari, 20, was escorted into the Lubbock federal courthouse by heavily armed federal marshals.

A judge ordered Aldawsari held until a March 11th detection hearing.

Aldawsari has pleaded not guilty and his newly appointed attorney said his client is presumed innocent.

In a statement, defense lawyer Rod Hobson also decried what he called "One sided and biased" press coverage of the case.

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