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By David Keene
Conference showed that the values Reagan cherished still endure
Topic - Osama bin Laden
A British man who was supposed to take down an airplane with a shoe bomb in 2001 until he backed out of the conspiracy is set to resume testimony in the trial of Osama bin Laden's son-in-law with a description of what happened in the weeks after the terrorist attacks.
The trial of Osama bin Laden's son-in-law and al- Qaeda spokesman after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks is resuming Monday with the airing of testimony from a London resident who says he participated in a 2001 shoe-bomb plot.
A media-oriented group tied to what's left of Al Qaeda's original core leaders says it will soon launch the terrorist network's first-ever English-language Internet magazine called "Resurgence."
The trial of Osama bin Laden's son-in-law and al-Qaida spokesman after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks resumes Monday with the airing of testimony from a London resident who says he participated in a 2001 shoe-bomb plot.
A judge Friday questioned the viability of a prosecution against a man accused of conspiring to illegally build hundreds of untraceable rifle silencers on a no-bid contract, ostensibly for the Navy's elite SEAL Team 6.
An American who trained at an al-Qaida camp in Afghanistan in the spring of 2001 before losing his nerve testified Thursday how he encountered Osama bin Laden and the terror group's spokesman at a safe house - and that bin Laden hinted that a suicide attack on U.S. soil was in the works.
Osama bin Laden's son-in-law went on trial Wednesday in federal court in Manhattan, where jurors heard him portrayed both as a murderous mouthpiece for al-Qaida and as a target of a prosecution designed to play on fears and resentments from the Sept. 11 attacks.
A few prospective jurors were dismissed after acknowledging they would have trouble being fair because they knew people killed in the 2001 World Trade Center attack.
A man who kept a swath of southeastern Michigan on edge for weeks by shooting at two-dozen vehicles along a busy highway corridor was sentenced Monday to 18 to 40 years in prison on a combination of terrorism and weapons convictions.
Osama bin Laden's son-in-law was introduced to prospective jurors on Monday at the start of his trial on charges that he conspired to kill Americans and support terrorists in his role as al-Qaida's spokesman after the Sept. 11 attacks.
Amid unusually tight security, Osama bin Laden's son-in-law goes to trial Monday on charges he conspired to kill Americans in his role as al-Qaida's mouthpiece after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
A man prosecutors allege is Osama bin Laden's son-in-law and former spokesman will go on trial next week, despite claims by his lawyers that the government may have charged the wrong person, a federal judge ruled Friday.
A senior Pentagon official testified Thursday that commanders failed to achieve the element of surprise "that was planned and anticipated" on Aug. 6, 2011, when the Taliban shot down a transport helicopter in Afghanistan, killing 30 U.S. troops, including 17 members of the Navy's SEAL Team Six.
A New York judge has set a hearing for Friday after a defense lawyer claimed the suspect prosecutors say was both a relative of Osama bin Laden and al-Qaida's spokesman after Sept. 11 might be the wrong man.
A special panel recently authorized by Congress to conduct an independent review of the FBI's efforts to reform itself in the aftermath of the 9/11 Commission report will examine the case of confidential human source that the FBI had placed in direct contact with Osama bin Laden during the early-1990s, a key congressman said Wednesday.
He said he backed out of the shoe-bomb plot in December 2001 because of his reluctance, fear and the effect it would have on his family.
He said he even faked an ankle injury, hoping to be sent to Kandahar.