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FBI looks into suspected LAX shooter's belief in 'New World Order' conspiracy

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This photo provided by the FBI shows Paul Ciancia, 23. Authorities say Ciancia pulled a semi-automatic rifle from a bag and shot his way past a security checkpoint at the airport, killing a security officer and wounding other people. Ciancia was injured in a shootout and taken into custody, police said. (AP Photo/FBI) FBI/AP

The FBI was granted a warrant to search what is believed to be the cell phone of accused LAX shooter Paul Ciancia.

KPCC's crime reporter Erika Aguilar says the agency confirms it found evidence suggesting Ciancia believed in a conspiracy theory about a global government takeover called the New World Order. 

For more on this prophet of paranoia we're joined by Alex Zaitchik, a freelance journalist who profiled Alex Jones for Rolling Stone magazine.

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