New Yorkers charged over IS extremist plot

An image grab taken from a video released by the Islamic State group's official Al-Raqqa site allegedly shows Islamic State group recruits riding in armed trucks in an unknown locationTwo New York Muslims were hauled before a federal court Wednesday charged with plotting to join Islamic State extremists in Syria and threatening to carry out attacks in the United States. FBI agents arrested Akhror Saidakhmetov, 19, at John F. Kennedy airport allegedly attempting to board a flight to Istanbul and Abdurasul Hasanovich Juraboev, 24 — who had offered to kill President Barack Obama — was detained at home in Brooklyn.

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