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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013.
By United Press International
Investigators probe Boston suburb in marathon bombings

Investigators probe Boston suburb in marathon bombings

WATERTOWN, Mass., May 21 (UPI) -- Investigators in the Boston Marathon bombings want to know what attracted the Tsarnaev brothers to the Boston suburb of Watertown, Mass., authorities said.

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UPI Almanac for Friday, May 3, 2013.
By United Press International

Drones: Say it with figures

WASHINGTON, April 30 (UPI) -- Attacking drones, the most effective counter-terrorism tool the United States has found thus far, is a new cause celebre among progressive public intellectuals and major segments of the media.
AMITAI ETZIONI, UPI Outside View Commentator

Gitmo or the U.S. courts for terror suspects?

WASHINGTON, March 17 (UPI) -- Republicans ripped the Obama administration when earlier this month it brought the son-in-law of Osama bin Laden to New York for trial instead of to Guantanamo and a military commission.
MICHAEL KIRKLAND, Senior UPI Legal Affairs Correspondent

Bin Laden relative pleads not guilty

NEW YORK, March 8 (UPI) -- Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, son-in-law of Osama bin Laden, pleaded not guilty in a New York federal courtroom Friday to plotting to kill Americans.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Friday, Oct. 5, 2012.
By United Press International

Times Square bomb helpers acquitted

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, June 3 (UPI) -- A Pakistani court has acquitted four men accused of aiding a man who tried to explode a car bomb in New York's Times Square in May 2010, a lawyer said.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Thursday, May 3, 2012.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011.
By United Press International

Guilty plea in Times Square bomb case

NEW YORK, Aug. 18 (UPI) -- A New York man pleaded guilty in federal court Thursday to running an unlicensed money transfer business between the United States and Pakistan.
Would-be New York bomber gets life term

Would-be New York bomber gets life term

NEW YORK, Oct. 5 (UPI) -- Faisal Shahzad, who left an explosives-laden vehicle in New York's Times Square hoping to detonate it on a busy night, was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison.

Would-be NYC bomber appears with Taliban

WASHINGTON, July 23 (UPI) -- The suspected would-be bomber of New York's Times Square is alleged seen on videotape with a Taliban leader announcing attack plans, intelligence monitors say.
Shahzad vowed revenge in pre-attack tape

Shahzad vowed revenge in pre-attack tape

NEW YORK, July 14 (UPI) -- Failed New York Times Square bomber Faisal Shahzad vowed to avenge martyred Muslim extremists, a videotape released Wednesday shows.

German al-Qaida suspect nabbed in Pakistan

DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan, June 22 (UPI) -- Pakistani authorities announced they captured a 27-year-old man near the border with Afghanistan they say is a German national working with al-Qaida.
Times Square bomb

Times Square bomb

NEW YORK, June 22 (UPI) -- Faisal Shahzad pleaded guilty to trying to set off a bomb in New York's Time Square.
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Failed Times Square bomber pleads guilty

Failed Times Square bomber pleads guilty

NEW YORK, June 21 (UPI) -- Would-be Times Square bomber Faisal Shahzad pleaded guilty in New York Monday afternoon to his failed attack.

Times Square bomb suspect indicted

NEW YORK, June 17 (UPI) -- A grand jury Thursday indicted the suspect in an attempted attack on Times Square and U.S. officials said the Pakistani Taliban "facilitated" the failed attack.
Deportation ordered in N.Y. bomb attempt

Deportation ordered in N.Y. bomb attempt

NEW YORK, May 29 (UPI) -- A man accused of giving cash to Times Square car bomb suspect Faisal Shahzad was ordered deported to Pakistan by a U.S. immigration judge, officials said.

Phone number links terror suspects

BOSTON, May 20 (UPI) -- Federal investigators say they found the failed Times Square bombing suspect's cellphone number in the apartment of two men arrested in Massachusetts last week.
Times Square suspect arraigned in NYC

Times Square suspect arraigned in NYC

NEW YORK, May 18 (UPI) -- Times Square terror suspect Faisal Shahzad was arraigned in federal court in New York Tuesday and returned to jail without having entered a plea.

Times Square suspect meant to 'fight back'

NEW YORK, May 17 (UPI) -- The suspect in the failed car bomb attempt in New York's Times Square wanted to "fight back" out of frustration over treatment of Muslims, an e-mail shows.
Bomb suspect got cash at doughnut shop

Bomb suspect got cash at doughnut shop

NEW YORK, May 14 (UPI) -- The suspect in a failed New York car-bombing picked up $4,000 in cash at a Dunkin' Donuts shop in Long Island, the New York Daily News reported Friday.

Detainee says he aided bombing suspect

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, May 14 (UPI) -- The probe into the attempted bombing of Times Square shifted again to Pakistan where a detained suspect said he aided the man charged in the New York incident.
Warrants executed in Times Square plot

Warrants executed in Times Square plot

WATERTOWN, Mass., May 13 (UPI) -- Three people were in custody Thursday after raids in Maine, Massachusetts, New York and New Jersey in the failed Times Square bombing, federal authorities said.
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