A college student detained at an airport for five hours in 2009 over Arabic language flashcards in his pocket that included the words “bomb” and “to kill” has won a $25,000 settlement from the Justice Department. The settlement with Nicholas George, now a Google programmer, also includes more training for police. A U.S. appeals court previously cleared federal agents of liability while acknowledging that the 30 minutes they spent questioning George was “at the outer boundary” of reasonableness. City police separately detained him for more than four hours. The agents ultimately deemed him harmless.