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NYC bomb plotter plea deal might help broaden case

Liz De La Torre February 23, 2010

From The Associated Press NEW YORK – Distressed over the deaths of civilians in his native Afghanistan, a man who once operated a coffee cart near the World Trade Center site hatched a plan to join...

Airline attack could lead to more scanners

Liz De La Torre December 30, 2009

From The Associated Press WASHINGTON – The Christmas Day attack on a jetliner over Detroit, combined with technological improvements to protect people's sense of modesty, could lead to dramatically...

Nigerian man charged in Christmas airliner attack

Liz De La Torre December 26, 2009

From The Associated Press DETROIT – A 23-year-old Nigerian man who claimed to have ties to al-Qaida was charged Saturday with trying to destroy a Detroit-bound airliner on Christmas Day, as authorities...

AP sources: Al-Qaida link in failed plane attack

Liz De La Torre December 25, 2009

From The Associated Press ROMULUS, Mich. – A Nigerian man who said he was an agent for al-Qaida tried to blow up a Northwest Airlines plane Friday as it was preparing to land in Detroit, but travelers...

German tourist arrested in Disney fake bomb threat

Liz De La Torre November 30, 2009

From The Associated Press ORLANDO, Fla. – A German tourist has been arrested on charges of making a false bomb threat while visiting Walt Disney World. A report from the Orange County Sheriff's...

AP sources: al-Qaida’s Afghan head contacted Zazi

Liz De La Torre October 15, 2009

From The Associated Press NEW YORK – The airport shuttle driver accused of plotting a bombing in New York had contacts with al-Qaida that went nearly all the way to the top, to an Osama bin Laden...

Judge says Dallas bomb plot case to proceed

Liz De La Torre October 5, 2009

From The Associated Press DALLAS – A Jordanian teenager accused of trying to blow up a Dallas skyscraper researched how to use a cell phone to detonate a bomb and recorded a 7-minute video he believed...

Attorney: No evidence of bomb-making by suspect

Liz De La Torre September 26, 2009

From The Associated Press DENVER – Claims that an Afghan immigrant was on the verge of unleashing a terrorist attack on New York City on the anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks are missing a key element:...

Feds file bomb plot charge against terror suspect

Liz De La Torre September 24, 2009

From The Associated Press NEW YORK – Terror suspect Najibullah Zazi plotted for more than a year to detonate homemade bombs in the United States, had recently bought bomb-making supplies from beauty...

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