A Nigerian who pleaded guilty to trying to blow up a Detroit-bound plane began his path to terrorism with a text message from a top al-Qaida figure in Yemen, the U.S. government said Friday in a court filing that discloses new details about their relationship.
A judge has postponed the sentencing of a Nigerian man who admits he brought explosives onto an airliner, hidden in his underwear.
Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, who pleaded guilty in a Christmas 2009 terror attack is requesting a new legal adviser.
There could be a new lawsuit surrounding the so-called “underwear bomber” case.
Revealing photo may have led to guilty plea by “Underwear Bomber.”
U.S. Attorney Barbara McQuade said there is no deal in place for Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, who has plead guilty to a failed attempt to bring down an international flight over Detroit with a bomb in his underwe
Why the sudden change of heart?
The standby lawyer for Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab has waived his opening statement to jurors until later in the trial.
The “stand by” attorney for a Nigerian charged with trying to destroy an international flight with a bomb on behalf of al-Qaida, says he is disappointed with the jurors that were picked.
A 12-member jury and 4 alternates have been selected for the trial of a Nigerian man accused of trying to blow up a plane over the skies of Detroit.