Another full day of jury selection is expected in the trial of a man charged in a failed Christmas 2009 terrorist attack on a plane near Detroit.
American and Yemeni officials confirm al-Qaida cleric Anwar al-Awlaki has been killed during an airstrike in Yemen. The American-born Muslim has been linked to the attempted underwear bombing in 2009.
A federal judge in Detroit rules on the admissibility of evidence in the case of the alleged underwear bomber.
A judge has excused several potential jurors in the case of the Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, accused of wearing a bomb inside his underwear on Christmas 2009.
A week before jury selection, lawyers and a man accused of trying to blow up a Detroit-bound jetliner are returning to court to discuss the process.
A federal judge in Detroit has ruled that “national security exception” excused the FBI agents from not giving the accused “Underwear Bomber” his Miranda warning.
An agent testified that FBI interviewing a man accused of trying to blow up a Detroit-bound flight didn’t read him his rights because they wanted to know if other bombers were in the air.
Security will be tight at federal court in Detroit Wednesday as the beginning stages of jury selection get underway in the trial of terror suspect Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab.
The jury selection process gets underway this week in the case of a man accused of trying to blow-up a jetliner in Christmas Day, 2009.
Federal prosecutors say a Nigerian man charged with trying to blow up a passenger jet as it neared Detroit in 2009 told agents after being taken into custody that he was working for al-Qaida.