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Underwear bomber seeks new U.S. lawyer

The young Nigerian man dubbed the “underwear bomber” after trying to blow up a packed US-bound airliner wants a new lawyer to help him with an upcoming sentencing hearing. Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, 25, represented himself in the high profile case and pleaded guilty on the second day of his October trial…

Underwear bomber trial to open in Detroit

The trial of a young Nigerian accused of trying to blow up a packed US-bound airliner on Christmas Day 2009 in one of Al-Qaeda’s biggest failed plots is due to begin with opening statements Tuesday. Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, popularly known as the “underwear bomber,” is contesting charges that he tried…

Jury chosen in US ‘underwear bomber’ case

The trial of a Nigerian man accused of trying to blow up a US-bound airliner on Christmas Day 2009 is set to go full steam ahead next week as the jury was finally picked Thursday. After three days of hearings in a Detroit court, a jury of nine women and…

Underwear bomber vows ‘US cancer’ will be wiped out

A Nigerian man accused of trying to blow up a US-bound airliner in 2009 vowed Islamic militants would wipe out “the cancer US” and hailed a slain Al-Qaeda cleric as his trial opened. “Anwar is alive,” Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab shouted out in the Detroit court in reference to Anwar Al-Awlaqi, the US-born cleric who was…

U.S. ‘Underwear bomber’ trial to open in Detroit

A young Nigerian accused of trying to blow up a packed airliner bound for the United States on Christmas Day 2009 was due in court Tuesday to stand trial for one of Al-Qaeda’s biggest plots. Jurors will be chosen this week before Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, popularly known as the “underwear bomber,” contests…

‘Underwear bomber’ trial to open in Detroit

DETROIT, Michigan — A young Nigerian accused of trying to blow up a packed airliner bound for the United States on Christmas Day 2009 returns to court Monday to stand trial for one of Al-Qaeda’s biggest plots. Jurors are to be selected this week before Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, popularly known…

‘Underwear bomber’ suspect declared fit to stand trial

A US judge ruled Wednesday that a young Nigerian man is fit to stand trial over allegations he tried to blow up a packed transatlantic airliner using explosives hidden in his underpants. Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, a 24-year-old Nigerian student known popularly as the “Underwear bomber”, fired his lawyers last year…

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