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Release approved for Maryland man, Coast Guard lieutenant accused of terrorism

Release approved for Maryland man, Coast Guard lieutenant accused of terrorism

A Coast Guard lieutenant accused of being a domestic terrorist is entitled to be released from custody before his trial on firearms and drug charges, a federal magistrate said Thursday.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Charles Day noted that 50-year-old Christopher Hasson hasn't been charged with any terrorism-related offenses. Hasson was arrested Feb. 15 and is awaiting trial on firearms and drug charges. Prosecutors have said he created a hit list of prominent Democrats, two Supreme Court justices, network TV journalists and social media company executives.

Day said he still has "grave concerns" about Hasson based on information prosecutors have presented. The magistrate said...

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