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Stories with person: Osama bin Laden
  • Egypt arrests a top aide to al-Qaida chief 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 3:14 pm
  • CAIRO - Egyptian authorities arrested a top aide to al-Qaida chief Ayman al-Zawahri in a Nile Delta city on Monday and are interrogating him in an undisclosed location, officials said.

  • Holder: Khalid Sheik Mohammad won't be tried in NY 
    Updated: Apr-01-14 6:50 pm
  • NEW YORK - U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said Tuesday he still believes Manhattan is the right place to put the self-professed mastermind of the Sept. 11 attacks on trial but he won't revisit the decision to have his fate decided by a military tribunal instead.

  • Rogers, GOP hawk, quitting Congress for radio show 
    Updated: Mar-28-14 8:51 pm
  • WASHINGTON - Rep. Mike Rogers, the brash-talking Republican security hawk who has criticized the Obama administration yet commanded uncommon bipartisan support as chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, said Friday he was retiring from Congress next year.

  • US official: NY terror case a win for civil courts 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 2:46 am
  • NEW YORK - A jury's conviction of the al-Qaida spokesman who warned Americans that the "storm of airplanes" would not stop after the Sept. 11 attacks prompted Attorney General Eric Holder to claim victory for the civil court system, signaling terror suspects arrested in the future in the U.S. or abroad will routinely face justice in civil courts rather than military tribunals.

  • 16 years in prison for man in NYC terror bomb plot 
    Updated: Mar-25-14 8:21 pm
  • NEW YORK - An al-Qaida sympathizer who admitted trying to build pipe bombs to carry out a homegrown terror campaign was sentenced Tuesday to 16 years in prison, capping a case authorities called an illustration of the threat of lone, local would-be terrorists but his lawyers portrayed as an example of police entrapment.

  • Clarification: Media Shield Law story 
    Updated: Mar-24-14 3:59 pm
  • WASHINGTON - In a story March 24, The Associated Press reported that Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., discussed the media shield legislation at The New York Times' Sources and Secrets conference on the press, government and national security. The story should have made clear that it was the George Polk Awards conference hosted by The New York Times.

  • Romney slams Obama for 'faulty judgment' on Russia 
    Updated: Mar-23-14 12:48 pm
  • WASHINGTON - Mitt Romney said Sunday that President Barack Obama is naive when it comes to Russia, has shown "faulty judgment" about Moscow's intentions and could have done more to try to deter its annexation of Crimea.

  • Guantanamo prisoner asks to go home to Yemen 
    Updated: Mar-20-14 2:22 pm
  • ARLINGTON, Virginia - A Guantanamo Bay prisoner who denies U.S. allegations that he's a former member of al-Qaida says he wants to go home to Yemen and live a peaceful life after 12 years at the military prison in Cuba.

  • Al-Qaida spokesman recounts 9/11 aftermath 
    Updated: Mar-20-14 7:02 am
  • NEW YORK - Osama bin Laden's hours in a dark Afghanistan cave the evening of the Sept. 11 attacks were brought to light when his son-in-law testified in his own defense at his terrorism trial, portraying the al-Qaida leader as worried and apprehensive as he contemplated how America would respond.

  • National Geographic series to chronicle the 1990s 
    Updated: Mar-19-14 4:36 pm
  • NEW YORK - Nostalgia gets closer and closer to real time. The National Geographic Network says it will air a miniseries this summer on the 1990s.

  • Former security adviser to give Landon Lecture 
    Updated: Mar-17-14 5:08 am
  • MANHATTAN, Kansas - A former national security adviser to President Barack Obama is scheduled to give a Landon Lecture at Kansas State University.