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Shahriar Ahmed, right, president of the Bilal Mosque Association in Beaverton, Ore., makes remarks while Imam Mikal Shabazz, president of the Oregon Islamic Chaplains Organization, looks on during a news conference on the front steps of the City Hall, condemning the alleged bomb plot Saturday, Nov. 27, 2010, in Portland, Ore. Shabazz and Ahmed said they were shocked by the plot but relieved there was never any danger to the public.

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FBI: Oregon bomb suspect spoke of best site for blast

The Somali-born university student met with an undercover FBI agent in August at a Portland hotel and told him he had found the perfect location for a terrorist attack: the city’s annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony.

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