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US judge dismisses discrimination suit by Texas ‘clock boy’

WASHINGTON: A court in Texas has dismissed a lawsuit by the family of a Muslim teen who was invited to the White House by Barack Obama after having constructed a clock that police mistook for a bomb. Ahmed Mohamed, who was 14 at the time, became an internet sensation after being handcuffed and detained for hours for bringing his "invention" -- a circuit board wired to a digital display -- to school in the Texas city of Irving, near Dallas. He was charged with making a "hoax bomb," though the charge was later dropped.…