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Prosecutors: Guantanamo convict deserves life term

Monday, January 17, 2011 | 8:15 p.m. CST

NEW YORK — The first Guantanamo detainee to be convicted in a civilian court is an "evil" force who helped al-Qaida members bomb two U.S. embassies in 1998, boosting the profile of Osama bin Laden and enabling terrorists to carry out other acts of destruction, federal prosecutors in New York say.

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