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Suspected Benghazi attack mastermind pleads not guilty
Suspected Benghazi attack mastermind pleads not guilty

The accused mastermind of the Sept. 11, 2012, terror attacks in Libya that killed an American ambassador and three other U.S. personnel pleaded not guilty in federal court Monday to charges stemming from the incident. Ahmed Abu Khatallah, 43, was indicted in June on a terrorism charge, but a grand jury added 17 additional charges last week, including murder of an internationally protected person to destruction of federal property. He faces life imprisonment or death. During the hearing, the federal judge asked prosecutors if additional defendants would be named. The prosecution responded only that the investigation was ongoing. In response to complaints from defense attorneys,...

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