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More charges have been filed against Ahmad Khan Rahami, who is accused in bombings in New York and New Jersey.

FOX's Tonya J. Powers has the story:

Amad Khan Rahami faces several federal charges, including use of weapons of mass destruction, in addition to state charges in New Jersey.

Court papers say he started amassing bomb components in June, buying citric acid, circuit boards and other items on E-bay.

His journal, which he was carrying when he was arrested, accused the U.S. government of "slaughter against the Mujahidean", with the last entry reading "death to your oppression".

It also mentioned Anwar al-Awlaki, the U.S. born cleric killed in a 2011 drone strike.

Rahami was on the FBI's radar in 2014 after his father reported him following a domestic dispute, but officials say nothing turned up at the time, so a full-blown investigation wasn't opened,

In New York City, Tonya J. Powers, FOX News.

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