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Prosecutor: Rejected Oklahoma bomb suspect 'turned to hate'


TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A 28-year-old man facing federal charges in a pipe bomb explosion outside a northeast Oklahoma Air Force recruiting center "turned to hate" after he couldn't complete the training required to become a certified electrician in that branch of the military, federal prosecutors said Wednesday.

Authorities offered a first glimpse of what they say drove Benjamin Don Roden to plant the bomb late Monday at the recruiting center in suburban Tulsa.

Rejected and out of work, authorities said, the decorated former airman harbored a grudge against the Air Force, and also began blam...

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