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11:16 am
Wed October 24, 2012

Ahmed Ressam sentenced to 37 years in millennium plot 


Algerian Ahmed Ressam, seated next to Federal Public Defender JoAnn Oliver, listens as U.S. District Judge John Coughenour presides at the court session in which Ressam was convicted on several charges of terrorism Friday, April 6, 2001.
The Associated Press

Algerian terrorist Ahmed Ressam has been sentenced to 37 years in prison for plotting to bomb Los Angeles International Airport around the turn of the new millennium.

Ressam was arrested in December 1999 as he drove off a ferry from Canada into Washington state with a trunk full of explosives.

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