A college student detained at an airport over Arabic language flashcards that included the word "bomb" has won a $25,000 settlement from the federal government.
The settlement Friday over the 2009 stop of Nicholas George at Philadelphia International Airport also includes more police training.
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The Justice Department is funding the settlement, though a U.S. court cleared federal agents of liability over their 30-minute questioning of George.
George says city police separately detained him for more than four hours, sometimes handcuffed. A lawyer for the city says the stop was justified.
George was flying back to Pomona College from his Philadelphia-area home and had the flashcards in his pocket to study.
He is now a 27-year-old Google programmer in California.
Neither city nor federal officials acknowledge wrongdoing in the settlement.