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  • Judge jails would-be N.Y. bombers for 25 years, raps gov’t.

    June 30, 2011 | 10:21 am

    A federal judge who sentenced three men to 25 years in prison for plotting to blow up synagogues in New York City said the government provoked the crime.

    Manhattan U.S. District Court Judge Colleen McMahon handed down the minimum term on Wednesday. The men could have faced life in...

  • Fence Offensive

    By Steve North

    July 22, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    "People don't become suicide bombers for the fun of it, you know. They have grievances."

    The statement should have come as no surprise, after all I had heard that day, but still, I was stunned. The speaker was one of two British journalists I'd spent the morning with in and around...

  • A Reason to Party

    By Eric Silver

    August 8, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    After Osama bin Laden demolished the World Trade Center, then-New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani made a point of dining out in Manhattan. Last week, after two more bombings, Jerusalem Mayor Ehud Olmert went one step further.

    Olmert persuaded hundreds of citizens to join him for a...