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NYC bomb plot draws guilty plea

Islam convert gets 16-year term in state-level terrorism case

Posted: February 20, 2014 at 5:36 a.m.

Jose Pimentel (second from right) appears Wednesday in a courtroom in New York, where he pleaded guilty to a terrorism charge less than a week before his scheduled trial. Pimentel was accused of building homemade bombs to wage holy war in New York City.

A man accused of building homemade bombs to wage holy war in New York City pleaded guilty Wednesday to a terrorism charge less than a week before his scheduled trial in a rare state-level terrorism case.

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