Millennium bomber

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Hooker Testimony Likely to Jail Terror Convict Again

Cooperator in 'millennium' plot advised hookers, sought weapons

(Newser) - A would-be terrorist whose testimony against his co-conspirators played a key role in the prosecution of the "millennium" plan to bomb LAX fell back into a life of crime after prison, the AP reports. Abdel Ghani Meskini, who served a lenient 6-year sentence for his cooperation, later violated probation... More »

Millennium Bomber to Be Resentenced

Court rules 22-year prison term for LAX plotter was too soft

(Newser) - The 22-year sentence a Seattle judge gave a man who plotted to blow up Los Angeles International Airport on the last day of 1999 is so soft it constitutes a procedural error, an appeals court ruled yesterday. The court ordered Algerian-born al-Qaeda member Ahmed Ressam to be resentenced by a... More »

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