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U.S. militia members on trial for anti-government ricin plot

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ATLANTA, Jan 6 (Reuters) - Jury selection began on Monday in the trial of two alleged domestic militia members charged with conspiring to produce ricin, the biological toxin.

If convicted, Samuel Crump and Ray Adams could be sentenced to life in prison. Both men are in their 60s.

According to the indictment, Adams met in April 2011 with co-conspirators and suggested forming a militia group to attack government buildings with toxins.

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