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Alleged 9/11 architect's testimony barred from New York terror trial
Alleged 9/11 architect's testimony barred from New York terror trial

NEW YORK -- Jurors in the trial of a former Al Qaeda spokesman charged with conspiring to kill Americans will not hear testimony from the alleged architect of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, a judge ruled Tuesday. U.S. District Court Judge Lewis Kaplan issued his ruling as the trial of Sulaiman abu Ghaith, which began March 5, neared its end. Prosecutors rested their case Friday. The defense is expected to finish by the end of this week, and its case has been considerably shortened by the ruling excluding Mohammed's testimony. Prosecutors objected to Mohammed testifying for several reasons, including Mohammed's own statement that he would not testify beyond...

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