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Jose Padilla to get new sentence

Jose Padilla to get new sentence

ATLANTA, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- A federal appeals court in Atlanta Monday ordered a new sentencing for convicted U.S. terrorist Jose Padilla, suggesting 17 years was too light.
Judge gives terror convict 17+ years

Judge gives terror convict 17+ years

MIAMI, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- A federal judge in Miami Tuesday sentenced Jose Padilla to 17 years and four months in prison for his role in a U.S.-based terror support cell.
Convicted terror backers claim innocence

Convicted terror backers claim innocence

MIAMI, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- Two defendants in the Jose Padilla terror trial Friday told a judge at their sentencing in Miami they were never involved in terror plots or attacks.

Padilla guilty in terror trial

MIAMI, Aug. 16 (UPI) -- A federal jury in Miami found former “enemy combatant” Jose Padilla guilty Thursday in a major terror trial after a day and a half of deliberations.

Deliberations start in terrorism case

MIAMI, Aug. 15 (UPI) -- The first day of deliberations in the terrorism trial of Jose Padilla and two co-defendants ended in Miami Wednesday with no verdict being reach by the jury.

Terror prosecutors make closing arguments

MIAMI, Aug. 13 (UPI) -- Three South Florida terror suspects supported radical Muslim groups that killed and maimed those they deemed enemies of Islam, prosecutors asserted Monday.

Terror defense focuses on Chechen relief

MIAMI, Aug. 2 (UPI) -- Defense attorneys in Miami Thursday showed a video about aiding Muslims abroad to portray their client as supporting religious brethren, not terror.

Terror defense calls prosecution witness

MIAMI, July 26 (UPI) -- Defense attorneys for a terror suspect Thursday called to the stand an FBI agent who had previously testified for the prosecution.

Imam testifies in terror trial

MIAMI, July 24 (UPI) -- A former imam at a South Florida mosque said Tuesday that a terror suspect did not -- to his knowledge -- solicit money for Islamic extremist groups.

Defense takes turn in Padilla trial

MIAMI, July 23 (UPI) -- The defense for terror suspects on trial in Miami Monday challenged assertions that their wiretapped conversations contained code words for waging jihad.
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