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Prison inmate suing over medical care

NEW YORK — The lawyer for a New York-born man serving a 15-year prison sentence for supporting al-Qaida says the U.S. government owes financial damages for failing to quickly diagnose his injuries after his arrest. A federal prosecutor says the ...

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Pakistani man gets 40 years in al-Qaida plot to bomb subway

A Pakistani man was sentenced to 40 years in prison Tuesday for a failed al-Qaida bomb plot on the New York City subway. A federal jury in Brooklyn convicted Abid Naseer in March following a trial that featured spies in ...

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Ex-al-Qaida spokesman gets life

NEW YORK (AP) — Defiant to the end, Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison for acting as al-Qaida’s spokesman after the Sept. 11 terror attacks. Sulaiman Abu Ghaith was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Lewis ...

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Officials: Bin Laden spokesman caught

WASHINGTON — Osama bin Laden’s spokesman and son-in-law has been captured by the United States, officials said Thursday, in what a senior congressman called a “very significant victory” in the ongoing fight against al-Qaida. Abu Ghaith is expected to be ...

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Iran, al-Qaida, Taliban told to pay $6B for 9/11

NEW YORK — A federal judge has ordered al-Qaida, the Taliban and Iran to pay $6 billion to relatives of Sept. 11 victims for aiding in the 2001 terror attacks. The ruling is largely symbolic since it would be nearly ...

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Bin Laden killed in fiery raid in Pakistan

ABBOTTABAD, Pakistan — Four helicopters swooped in early Monday and killed Osama bin Laden in a fiery American raid on his fortress-like compound in a Pakistani town that is home to three army regiments. His location raised pointed questions over whether Pakistani authorities ...

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