Derek Shrout, 17, center, appears at a court hearing Monday to face an attempted assault charge after authorities say he planned to use homemade explosives in a terrorist attack on fellow students at his school at the Russell County Courthouse in Phenix City, Ala.
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Derek Shrout, 17, center, appears at a court hearing Monday to face an attempted assault charge after authorities say he planned to use homemade explosives in a terrorist attack on fellow students at his school at the Russell County Courthouse in Phenix City, Ala.

Alabama teen charged in high school bomb plot

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PHENIX CITY, Ala. — An Alabama teenager who called himself a white supremacist is accused of plotting to attack classmates and a teacher with small homemade explosives, though his attorney argues the allegations are blown out of proportion and the teen never intended to hurt anyone.

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