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I'm -- -- now moments ago one of the two suspects in an alleged terror plot against trains in Canada and New York.
Arrived at court in Toronto we are expected to -- new details this morning.
About the extent of that plot since those comments we will get them to you because they are now starting a brand new hour of America's Newsroom.
On a Tuesday today is good -- Antioch area that you here on -- in the -- I'm Bill Hemmer good morning you know morning to you as well we are told authorities in both the US and Canada now both different countries now have been watching these two men for more than a year.
And according to investigators they are believed to have ties to al-Qaeda.
National correspondent Steve Centanni joins us now live from Washington says Steve.
-- the latest on all this this morning.
Well -- the two suspects appear in court today for bail hearings they're accused of plotting to.
Now one suspects seen arriving in Toronto for today's court appearance.
It is thirty year old she had -- -- -- according to -- Royal Canadian Mounted Police he and his co defendant.
35 year old Rite Aid just there.
And we have the first video of him arriving to.
We're planning to target -- via train which is Canada's equivalent of Amtrak.
The court authorities say they had done surveillance of trains and -- -- received direction and guidance but no actual funding from al-Qaeda.
And their activities -- up a shadowy relationship.
-- between al-Qaeda and Iran.
The individuals were receiving support.
Elements located in Iraq there is no information.
I think indicates that that these attacks -- state sponsored.
The RC MP had to work hand in hand with the FBI and Homeland Security here in the US it was an eight month long investigation that went by the code name of project -- Martha.
What's fascinating state to hear that officials did have their IA on these 20 right what -- we know about that.
Well they're not -- -- in citizens and officials didn't give their nationality but other Canadian sources are saying one suspect is Tunisian.
And another -- from the United Arab Emirates.
Passing the air was reportedly doing -- -- search in nano technology near Montreal.
This all the raises questions about Shiite Iran and its relationship with the mostly Sunni al-Qaeda.
Iran has denied any cooperation without Qaeda and they did so again today.
But the US believes certain al-Qaeda operatives are based in -- in this case the connection is unclear.
And authorities say the Canadian plot was only in the planning stages nobody was in immediate danger.
Steve thank you -- you bit.
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