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  • Adis Medunjanin has pleaded not guilty to charges stemming from a terrorism plot that targeted the New York City subway system. (U.S. Attorney's Office via Associated Press)

    Al Qaeda recruit gets life for N.Y. subway bomb plot

    A 34-year-old New York man who joined al Qaeda, then plotted and attempted to commit suicide terrorist attacks was sentenced Friday in federal court in New York to life in prison for multiple federal terrorism offenses.


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    Jury convicts Taliban ally in subway plot

    NEW YORK | A New York man was convicted Tuesday of plotting an aborted suicide mission against New York City subways in 2009 a case that featured the first-time testimony from admitted homegrown terrorists about al Qaeda's fixation with pulling off another attack on American soil.


  • ** FILE ** Najibullah Zazi arrives at the offices of the FBI in Denver for questioning on Sept. 17, 2009. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski, File)

    Bomb maker in NYC subway plot testifies

    The full beard he wore at the time of his arrest well over two years ago was gone, replaced by closely cropped hair both on his face and head.


  • American Scene: NYC subway plotter says making bombs 'very simple'

    The admitted mastermind of a foiled suicide attack on the New York City subways says he learned formulas for homemade bombs while at an al Qaeda training compound in Pakistan in 2008.


  • **FILE** This Jan. 8, 2010, courtroom file sketch shows Zarein Ahmedzay (right) with his attorney Michael Marinaccio during his arraignment at the Brooklyn Federal Courthouse in New York. Ahmedzay and two former high school classmates are accused of plotting to bomb subways in New York City. (Associated Press)

    U.S. government: Other targets eyed before NYC subway plot

    Three former high school classmates, after getting terror training at an al Qaeda outpost, discussed bombing New York City movie theaters, Grand Central Terminal, Times Square and the New York Stock Exchange before targeting the city's subways, a prosecutor said Monday at the trial for one of the men.


  • Adis Medunjanin has pleaded not guilty to charges stemming from a terrorism plot that targeted the New York City subway system. (U.S. Attorney's Office via Associated Press)

    U.S.: Other targets eyed in NYC plot

    Three former high school classmates, after getting terror training at an al Qaeda outpost, discussed bombing New York movie theaters, Grand Central Terminal, Times Square and the New York Stock Exchange before targeting the city's subways, a prosecutor said Monday at the trial for one of them.


  • ** FILE ** Najibullah Zazi, who hatched a plot to use backpack bombs in the New York subway, was contacted by a confidant of Osama bin Laden's, according to intelligence officials. (AP Photo, File)

    Cousin admits role in N.Y. subway terror plot

    A cousin of admitted terrorist Najibullah Zazi publicly admitted for the first time Monday that he was in on Zazi's chilling 2009 plot to attack New York subways with suicide bombers.


  • ** FILE ** Najibullah Zazi, who hatched a plot to use backpack bombs in the New York subway, was contacted by a confidant of Osama bin Laden's, according to intelligence officials. (AP Photo, File)

    N.Y. terror suspect pleads guilty to conspiracy

    DEVELOPING STORY: A former Denver airport shuttle driver admitted Monday to a plot to bomb the New York subways, saying he was recruited by al Qaeda in Pakistan for a "martyrdom plan" against the United States.


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