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  • Bin Laden son-in-law denies speaking for Al Qaeda in a call for jihad

    NEW YORK — A cleric who gave a rousing speech urging jihad against "Jews, Christians and America" after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks testified at his terrorism trial Wednesday that he was speaking for Muslims, not for Al Qaeda, even though he...
  • Things to know about the trial of Osama bin Laden's son-in-law

    Things to know about the trial of Osama bin Laden's son-in-law
    NEW YORK -- Jurors began deliberations Tuesday in the terrorism trial of Sulaiman abu Ghaith, who is accused of being the chief propagandist for Al Qaeda in the days and months immediately following the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks. The jury broke Tuesday...
  • Defense in Abu Ghaith trial says judge rushed jury, vows to appeal

    Defense in Abu Ghaith trial says judge rushed jury, vows to appeal
    NEW YORK--The conviction of a former Al Qaeda spokesman Wednesday for crimes stemming from the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks could bolster calls for the movement of high-profile terror suspects out of Guantanamo Bay to civilian courts, but the defendant's...
  • Bin Laden's son-in-law convicted of conspiring to kill Americans

    NEW YORK -- In a quick decision, a jury convicted Osama bin Laden's son-in-law of conspiring to kill Americans in his role as the angry voice of Al Qaeda after the terror attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. Sulaiman abu Ghaith, 48, faces life in prison when he...
  • Sulaiman abu Ghaith guilty verdict revives terror trial venue debate

    NEW YORK — It took less than 13 months for Sulaiman abu Ghaith, a son-in-law of Osama bin Laden, to be arrested, put on trial and convicted of terrorism charges for being the fiery mouthpiece of Al Qaeda in the days following the Sept. 11, 2001,...
  • Abu Ghaith verdict shows lingering impact of Sept. 11 to New Yorkers

    NEW YORK -- However you viewed the outcome of the terrorism trial of Sulaiman abu Ghaith, perhaps best known as Osama bin Laden's son-in-law, one thing was clear from its start until the moment the word "guilty" was read in court: the lingering effect...
  • Obama's unkept promises: a scorecard

    Obama's unkept promises: a scorecard
    In Barack Obama's first weeks in office, in a series of executive orders and public statements, the new president and former professor of constitutional law promised to make sweeping changes in the way government operated in a number of specific areas....
  • Eric Holder says terror verdict vindicates call for civilian trials

    Eric Holder says terror verdict vindicates call for civilian trials
    WASHINGTON — Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr., who for five years has advocated trying terrorism suspects in U.S. civilian court only to be slapped down by Congress, took a victory lap in New York on Tuesday, proclaiming that last week's conviction...
  • New video surfaces of missing U.S. soldier Bowe Bergdahl

    A new video has surfaced of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, raising hope that the soldier captured in Afghanistan in 2009 is still alive. U.S. officials confirmed Wednesday that the video exists and said they believe it is genuine. The video came to light in...
  • Judge allows Sept. 11-related trial to begin Monday as planned

    WASHINGTON -- A federal judge Friday refused to halt or dismiss the case against Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law, saying that suggestions the government had charged the wrong man were “utterly meritless” and ruling that the first Sept. 11-...
  • Accused Al Qaeda propagandist's lawyers say U.S. has the wrong man

    Accused Al Qaeda propagandist's lawyers say U.S. has the wrong man
    WASHINGTON — Days before his Sept. 11-related terrorism trial begins in New York, accused Al Qaeda propagandist Sulaiman Abu Ghaith again asked a federal judge to dismiss or postpone the proceedings, contending the government had charged the wrong...