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  • Arid Uka, 22, sits Feb, 10, 2012, in a Frankfurt court room. The Islamic extremist, who admitted killing two U.S. airmen bound for Afghanistan at Frankfurt airport last year, was convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison. (Associated Press/DADP)

    German court sentences U.S. airmen's killer to life

    An Islamic extremist who killed two U.S. airmen bound for Afghanistan at Frankfurt airport last year and injured two others was convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison on Friday.

  • ** FILE ** Arid Uka (center, seen from behind) waits for the beginning of his trial in a courtroom in Frankfurt, Germany, on Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2011. The Kosovo-born Mr. Uka, 21, confessed to killing two U.S. soldiers at the Frankfurt airport in March 2011. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)

    Suspect admits killing U.S. airmen in Germany

    A 21-year-old Kosovo Albanian confessed Wednesday to killing two U.S. airmen at the Frankfurt airport, saying in emotional testimony at the opening of his trial that he had been influenced by radical Islamic propaganda online.

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