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Tuesday, July 27

JFK Airport Bomb Plot Trial

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Subscription - WSJ.com: "Prosecutors used their closing arguments in the Kennedy Airport bomb-plot trial Monday to portray the defendants as men who were determined to carry out a deadly attack in support of al Qaeda.

Lawyers for the defendants, arrested in 2007, countered that while their clients may have said disturbing things, they had done nothing criminal. The trial, in federal court in Brooklyn, is expected to go to the jury this week.

Zainab Ahmad, an assistant U.S. Attorney, said the defendants—Guyanese native and Brooklyn resident Russell Defreitas and former Guyanese Parliament member Abdul Kadir—played extremely ..
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