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Feds appeal secret docs order in Ill. terror case


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CHICAGO — Federal prosecutors are appealing a court ruling that gives defense lawyers access to documents requesting permission to conduct secret surveillance in a Chicago terrorism investigation.

The U.S. District Attorney's office in Chicago filed its appeal to the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit late Monday in the case of 20-year-old Adel Daoud.

A federal judge said last month that Daoud's attorneys should get access to the government's application to an intelligence court for clandestine surveillance.

If the ruling is implemented, it would offer an unprecedented look at a request made to the country's secret intelligence court for permission to spy on a U.S. citizen.

Daoud is accused of trying to detonate a car bomb outside a Chicago bar in 2012, which he denies.

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