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A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit against the city of Irving and its school district filed by the father of Ahmed Mohamed, the teenager whose homemade clock was mistaken for a bomb.

A family attorney said Friday that they would file a new lawsuit, The Associated Press reports.

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The family of the Muslim teen who was arrested last year after bringing a homemade clock to school has sued the Irving school district.

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Ahmed Mohamed has been reunited with his infamous clock.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Ahmed Mohamed is leaving Irving – and the U.S.; Oswald’s wedding ring is in Dallas; a Granbury driver says he swerved into a motorcycle because an insect bit him; and more.

Ahmed Mohamed, the Texas student who was arrested and suspended from high school for bringing a homemade clock to class, attended a science event at the White House on Monday night.

Ahmed Mohamed / Twitter/@IStandWithAhmed

Five stories that have North Texas talking: Ahmed Mohamed withdraws from Irving ISD; the Dallas County district attorney extends her leave of absence; the Cowboys’ Tony Romo will miss two months; and more.

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“If it wasn’t because of religion it was because of race.” That’s what Irving 14-year-old Ahmed Mohamed told the public radio newsmagazine "Texas Standard" today.

And tonight, the high school freshman is scheduled to appear on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert."

Ahmed was suspended, handcuffed and taken into custody for bringing a homemade clock to school on Monday. MacArthur High School officials thought it could be a bomb, police took him away on suspicion of building a hoax bomb. Charges were dropped, but he still served out his suspension.

MacArthur High School Kids Sound Off On Ahmed Mohamed

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The case of Ahmed Mohamed is still reverberating around the world. He’s the Irving student who was suspended, handcuffed and taken into police custody after he brought a homemade clock to school. 

Ahmed Mohamed, Arrested For Bringing Homemade Clock To School, Is A Social Media Sensation

Sep 16, 2015
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Irving police say they won’t file charges against a Muslim teenager who brought a homemade clock to school that was mistaken for a bomb. 

Expressing his admiration for a high school student's curiosity about science, President Obama has invited Ahmed Mohamed to the White House.

A tweet from the president reads: "Cool clock, Ahmed. Want to bring it to the White House? We should inspire more kids like you to like science. It's what makes America great."

A 14-year-old boy says he was just trying to show off his engineering skill when he brought a digital clock he had made to his new high school in Irving, Texas. But Ahmed Mohamed was detained and reportedly suspended from school, after a teacher thought that his clock looked like a bomb.