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'Not Guilty' Plea For Christmas Terror Suspect

Ibrahim Al Jahim (left) and Majed Moughni hold a sign that says, i

The suspect didn't reflect their faith, these men say. Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Ibrahim Al Jahim (left) and Majed Moughni hold a sign that says,

The suspect didn't reflect their faith, these men say.

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Update at 2:07 p.m. ET. The Associated Press reports:

Not guilty plea entered for Nigerian man charged with trying to blow up U.S. airliner.

Reuters adds that U.S. Magistrate Mark Randon entered the plea for the suspect.

Our original post — "Quick Hearing Likely For Abdulmutallab":

A scheduled 2 p.m. ET arraignment hearing in Detroit for Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab is expected to be brief. But as Sarah Hulett of Michigan Radio reports, there's heavy security for the first court appearance by the young Nigerian man who's accused of trying to blow up an airliner as it approached Detroit on Christmas Day:

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The Detroit Free Press is live-blogging the news here. It reports that "two Nigerian attorneys are here on behalf of the parents of Abdulmutallab."

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