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NPR | “Mass. Man Convicted Of Conspiring To Help Al-Qaida” by the Associated Press

Mass. Man Convicted Of Conspiring To Help Al-Qaida by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS December 20, 2011, 05:36 pm ET BOSTON (AP) — A man who grew up in the Boston suburbs was convicted Tuesday of conspiring to help al-Qaida and plotting to kill U.S. soldiers in Iraq after a two-month trial in which jurors heard references […]

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Defense Contests Key Witness in Mass. Terror Case – ABC News

Defense Contests Key Witness in Mass. Terror Case By DENISE LAVOIE AP Legal Affairs Writer BOSTON December 1, 2011 (AP) A lawyer for a man accused of conspiring to help al-Qaida suggested Wednesday that it was a key prosecution witness, not his client, who wanted to find a terrorist camp in Yemen. Prosecutors have said […]

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Lawyer: Gov’t witness, not Mass. man accused of trying to aid al-Qaida, sought terrorist camp – The Washington Post

Lawyer: Gov’t witness, not Mass. man accused of trying to aid al-Qaida, sought terrorist camp By Associated Press, Published: November 30 BOSTON — A lawyer for a man accused of conspiring to help al-Qaida suggested Wednesday that it was a key prosecution witness, not his client, who wanted to find a terrorist camp in Yemen. via […]

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Day 19: Maldonado Cross-Examination (Part 2 of 2), Beginning of Daniel Spaulding Direct-Examination

**Note: Thursday and Friday of this week there will be no court!** Janice Bassil Continuation of Cross-Examination of Daniel Maldonado Today Janice Bassil (JB) continued her cross examination of Daniel Maldonado (DM). She asked him about the first time he met Tarek, and how they watched a video at Tarek’s house that might not have […]

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Occupiers occupied: The Hijacking of the First Amendment — the Berkeley Blog

Occupiers occupied: The hijacking of the First Amendment Robert Reich, professor of public policy | 11/17/11 A funny thing happened to the First Amendment on its way to the public forum. According to the Supreme Court, money is now speech and corporations are now people. But when real people without money assemble to express their […]

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Day 18: Cross-Examination of Daniel Maldonado (PART 1 of 2)

Trial Day 18 (11/18/2011):  Cross-Examination of Daniel Maldonado by Janice Bassil; Part 1 of 2. Somali Soldier, Kenyan Captive, American Detainee Janice Bassil (“JB”) initiated her cross-examination at the point in the narrative where Daniel Maldonado (“DM”) was with his military unit in Somalia, having left his family back with the other soldiers’ families back […]

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Day 17: Daniel Maldonado, First half of Direct-Examination

Trial Day 17 (11/17/2011) Summary Dashboard Here is a summary of today’s events; the full account will be posted shortly, but we wanted to update you right away.  Please take a moment and complete the form at the bottom so we can continue improving the quality of service. Witnesses             […]

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STILL NO EVIDENCE PRESENTED TO SHOW MEHANNA ACTED — Metro – The Boston Globe

“British investigator tells court of contacts with terrorists; Still no evidence presented to show Mehanna acted.” Nov. 11, 2011 by Milton Valencia Tarek Mehanna had made a name for himself on an Islamic Web forum frequented by radicals, and he had contacts with a member of a London terrorist ring with reputed ties to Al […]

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Witness: Terror suspect Tarek Mehanna suspected there was a spy among his friends – Metro Desk – Local news updates from The Boston Globe

Witness: Terror suspect Tarek Mehanna suspected there was a spy among his friends 11/08/2011 3:20 PM By Milton J. Valencia, Globe Staff After being approached by FBI agents investigating his activities, alleged terror supporter Tarek Mehanna in 2006 apparently began to suspect that one of his friends was a government informant, an agent testified today […]

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Lawyers joust over showing of violent videos to jury in Tarek Mehanna terror case – Metro Desk – Local news updates from The Boston Globe

11/07/2011 4:07 PM By Milton J. Valencia and Martin Finucane, Globe Staff Tarek Mehanna’s lawyers today unsuccessfully sought to exclude graphic videos of the World Trade Center twin towers burning and of beheadings by terrorists from Mehanna’s federal trial on charges of supporting Al Qaeda in Iraq. “It adds nothing. It’s just designed to shock […]

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