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Riverside Al Qaeda Operative Still on the Loose

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Over the weekend, Pakistan officials thought they had arrested Adam Gadahn, the Riverside man who is a spokesman and named the "top propagandist" for Al Qaeda. They were wrong. They actually have Abu Yahya Mujahideen Adam, a Pennsylvania native, according to the LA Times. 31-year-old Gadahn (pictured here) "is on the FBI's list of most-wanted terrorists and is the first American since the World War II era to be charged with treason."