US sends home nearly two dozen Saudi cadets after shooting

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WASHINGTON (AP) - Attorney General William Barr says the United States is removing nearly two dozen Saudi military students from a training program and sending them back to their home country.

This follows an investigation into a deadly shooting last month by a Saudi aviation student at a Florida Navy base.

Barr says some of the students had contact with child pornography and possessed “jihadist” or anti-American material. None is accused of having advanced knowledge of the shooting.

Barr says the shooter was motivated by “jihadist ideology” and describes the killings as an act of terrorism.