By STEVEN DUBOISAssociated Press
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - A defense attorney for an Oregon terrorism suspect used her cross-examination of an FBI agent on Wednesday to raise the idea that Mohamed Mohamud was a naive, inexperienced teenager manipulated into taking part in a phony plot to detonate a
By THOMAS J. SHEERANAssociated Press
LAKEWOOD, Ohio (AP) - An Ohio man hatched a plot to kill a woman he was in a home-ownership dispute with, authorities say, by approaching an emergency room patient at the renowned hospital where he worked as a nurse with the question, "Ever killed anyone?"
By JOSHUA FREEDAP Business Writer
Boeing's troubles with its newest airplane got worse on Wednesday after an emergency landing prompted Japan's two biggest airlines to ground all their 787s for safety checks.
It was the second fire-related incident in two weeks involving the 787's
CHICAGO (AP) - Prosecutors are asking a federal judge to give the maximum 30-year sentence to a Chicago businessman convicted of supporting a terrorist group that staged the deadly 2008 attacks on Mumbai, India.
U.S. prosecutors made the request in a filing Monday evening in the case of Tahawwur
By MICHELLE R. SMITHAssociated Press
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - The Supreme Court on Monday said it won't stop the federal government from detaining and prosecuting a Rhode Island inmate who faces the possibility of execution, despite arguments that doing so violates the rights of a state without
By LORI HINNANTAssociated Press
AJACCIO, Corsica (AP) - The bombs exploded across hundreds of miles of Corsican coastline, gutting two dozen villas nearly simultaneously on some of Europe's most beautiful - and valuable - land. Elsewhere on the same French island off the Mediterranean coast, a
By KYLE POTTER and AMY FORLITIAssociated Press
CLARISSA, Minn. (AP) - In 2006, an 18-year-old Minnesota man legally changed his name to Michael Jeff Landers. Six years later, authorities determined Landers was really the Indiana child who had been abducted by his paternal grandparents in 1994.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - The trial of a man accused of plotting to blow up an Oregon Christmas-tree lighting ceremony is set to begin.
Mohamed Mohamud's trial is scheduled to start with jury selection on Thursday in Portland's federal courthouse.
News media and the public will be barred from
By JUAN CARLOS LLORCAAssociated Press
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - A federal judge sentenced a British businessman to nearly three years in prison Wednesday for trying to buy surface-to-air missile parts from undercover U.S. agents to resell to Iran.
Christopher Tappin, 66, pleaded guilty in November to
By JUAN CARLOS LLORCA
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - A British businessman who pleaded guilty to trying to buy missile parts and resell them to Iran is expected to learn his punishment.
Christopher Tappin is scheduled to appear before U.S. District Judge David Briones in El Paso, Texas, on Wednesday.