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Yusef, architect of the First World Trade Center bombing, carried plans
for airliner suicide U.S. officials said the destruction
of the World Trade Center and the Pentagon bear the imprint of Yusef,
the 41-year-old Pakistani who was convicted for the 1993 attack on the
World Trade Center. Yusef was arrested and found with plans for a coordinated
series of hijackings and suicide crashes of several U.S. commercial
tried to acquire mass-destruction weapons Extremists
supporting suspected terrorist mastermind Osama bin Laden have been
trying to develop nuclear, radiological, chemical or biological weapons
for attacks that may follow this week's assaults on the United States,
The Washington Times reported Saturday.
WILL HELP US, BUT WANTS INDIA OUT Pakistan is planning
to extract maximum financial benefit from its decision to extend its
full support to a US-led campaign against international terrorism.
to urge Taliban to hand over Laden A delegation
of senior Pakistani officials will go to Afghanistan on Monday to demand
that the ruling Taliban militia hand over Osama bin Laden within three
days to the United States.
- Investigators Explore
Boundaries of Everything the Law Allows Law enforcement
officials have extensive powers to detain people when investigating
attacks on the country, legal experts said yesterday.
- Lawmakers Hear Ashcroft
Outline Antiterror Plans Attorney General John Ashcroft
and Congressional leaders opened talks today on an emergency package
of antiterrorism legislation that would expand the Justice Department's
ability to use wiretaps in cases of suspected terrorism or espionage.
- Sikh Owner of Gas Station
Is Fatally Shot in Rampage In a shooting rampage
on Saturday, a gunman in Arizona fatally shot the Sikh owner of a Chevron
gas station, and then, 20 minutes later, shot at but missed a clerk
of Lebanese descent at a Mobil station.
- Pakistani Officials Stay
On for More Talks With Taliban A group of high-ranking
Pakistani military officers visiting Afghanistan decided this evening
to stay overnight to continue their talks with the Taliban government
over United States demands that the Taliban hand over the accused terrorist
Osama bin Laden and his top associates.
- Osama Bin Laden Denounced
by Family The family of Osama bin Laden denounced
the notorious Saudi dissident on Saturday and offered their condolences
to victims of the terror attacks in the United States.