Ahmed Ressam in van
SEA99122201 - 22 DECEMBER 1999 - SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, U.S.A. A van driven by U.S. Federal marshalls drives away from Seattle's Federal Courthouse December 22, headed to the SeaTac Detention Center with Ahmed Ressam inside after he pleaded not guilty to all five account handed down by a federal grand jury. Ressam, 32, is accused of making false statements, smuggling and transportating of explosives, possession of an unregistered firearm and carrying an explosive device. If convicted on all charges, Ressam could be sentenced to 40 years in prison. His trial date is set for 22 February 2000. jb/Jim Bryant UPI
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A U.S. appeals court ruled 7-4 Monday the 22-year sentence given a terrorist who plotted to bomb Los Angeles International Airport was too lenient.
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The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld the conviction of Ahmed Ressam for smuggling explosives into the United States to blow up Los Angeles International Airport.
U.S. Attorney General Michael Mukasey made his first appearance before the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday, arguing for the government in a terrorism case.
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