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Dan Roberts (left) and Frederick Thomas are shown in this artist rendering as he appear in a federal courtroom in Gainesville, Wednesday. The two and two other men are accused of planning a terror attack.

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Feds: Men got terror ideas from underground novel

In the violent underground novel "Absolved," right-wing militia members upset about gun control make war against the U.S. government. This week, federal prosecutors accused four elderly Georgia men of plotting to use the book as a script for a real-life wave of terror and assassination involving explosives and the highly lethal poison ricin.


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