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Former teacher says bomb suspect was a 'model student'

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A Nigerian man charged with trying to blow up a transatlantic jet on Christmas Day has been described as a "model student" by a former history teacher.

Mike Rimmer, who taught Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab for three years, said he was "expecting great things" from the student.

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