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FILE - This December 2009 file photo released by the U.S. Marshal's Service shows Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab in Milan, Mich. The attorney for Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, charged with trying to blow up a Detroit-bound plane for al-Qaida says he will plead guilty. Abdulmutallab is answering questions from a federal judge Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2011, after his attorney told the court he wants to plead guilty on the second day of trial his trial in Detroit. He's accused of trying to blow up Northwest Airlines Flight 253 with a bomb in his underwear on Christmas 2009. (AP Photo/U.S. Marshals Service, File)

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Man pleads guilty in bomb plot

DETROIT -- A Nigerian man pleaded guilty Wednesday to trying to bring down a jetliner with a bomb in his underwear, defiantly telling a federal judge that he acted in retaliation for the killing of Muslims worldwide and referring to the failed explosive as a "blessed weapon.". Umar Farouk


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