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2006-05-03 14:45:51

By Deborah Charles ALEXANDRIA, Virginia (Reuters) - A U.S. jury has reached a verdict in the sentencing trial of Zacarias Moussaoui, who faces the death penalty for conspiracy in connection with the September 11 attacks, the court said on Wednesday. "The jury in U.S. v. Moussaoui has sent a note to the judge indicating they have reached a verdict," the court said in a statement. The verdict will be read at 4:30 p.m.(/2030 GMT) He will be sentenced Thursday at 10 a.m.(/1400 GMT)....

2006-05-01 10:11:31

By Gerard Bon PARIS (Reuters) - Veteran French far-right leader Jean-Marie Le Pen launched his 2007 presidential bid on Monday declaring his anti-immigrant views were gaining ground and that government scandals showed France was now a "banana republic." Le Pen, who shocked France by coming second in the 2002 race against President Jacques Chirac, told a rally outside the Paris Opera that the tough stand on immigration taken by his right-wing rivals showed strong public support for a...

2006-04-28 10:43:37

By Deborah Charles ALEXANDRIA, Virginia (Reuters) - A judge on Friday admonished a juror in the Zacarias Moussaoui death penalty case for looking up a word in the dictionary but said it would not impact deliberations in the only case brought in the United States in connection with the September 11 attacks. U.S. District Judge Leonie Brinkema said one of the 12-person jury had admitted to looking up the word "aggravating" in an online dictionary. Brinkema did not identify the juror....

2006-04-28 09:22:19

ALEXANDRIA, Virginia (Reuters) - A jury considering whether to recommend the execution of September 11 conspirator Zacarias Moussaoui resumed deliberation on Friday after a day's break because of a sick juror. The panel of nine men and three women returned to the courthouse in Alexandria, Virginia -- just a few miles from the Pentagon which was one of the targets of the September 11 hijackings -- and began its fourth day of deliberation. The jury did not deliberate on Thursday after...

2006-04-27 09:03:59

By Deborah Charles ALEXANDRIA, Virginia (Reuters) - The U.S. jury considering whether September 11 conspirator Zacarias Moussaoui should be executed was sent home without deliberating on Thursday after a juror called in sick. U.S. District Judge Leonie Brinkema said the sick juror had to see a doctor and would not be able to get to the court to continue deliberations, which began on Monday. She said if the juror -- one of the nine men on the 12-person panel -- was feeling well...

2006-04-25 13:58:22

ALEXANDRIA, Virginia (Reuters) - A federal jury began its first full day of deliberations on Tuesday to decide if September 11 conspirator Zacarias Moussaoui should be sentenced to death or life in prison. The jury of nine men and three women spent about three hours deliberating on Monday after hearing closing arguments in which prosecutors urged jurors to sentence Moussaoui to death for his part in the deadly hijackings that killed nearly 3,000 people. It resumed deliberations on...

2006-04-25 08:36:41

ALEXANDRIA, Virginia (Reuters) - A federal jury began its first full day of deliberations on Tuesday to decide if September 11 conspirator Zacarias Moussaoui should be sentenced to death or life in prison. The jury of nine men and three women spent about three hours deliberating on Monday after hearing closing arguments in which prosecutors urged jurors to sentence Moussaoui to death for his part in the deadly hijackings that killed nearly 3,000 people. It resumed deliberations on...

2006-04-24 17:02:07

By Deborah Charles ALEXANDRIA, Virginia (Reuters) - A U.S. jury began deliberating Zacarias Moussaoui's fate on Monday after prosecutors requested the death penalty for the September 11 conspirator and the defense implored jurors to send him to prison for life so he would not become a martyr. The jury did not reach a verdict after three hours of deliberations and were to return on Tuesday. The only U.S. case related to the deadly hijacked airliner attacks went to the jury after...

2006-04-24 14:43:28

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. jury began deliberating on Monday over whether September 11 conspirator Zacarias Moussaoui should be executed or sentenced to life in prison. After lawyers from each side gave closing arguments, U.S. District Judge Leonie Brinkema gave the jury more than an hour of instructions and told them to carefully weigh the evidence as they work to decide Moussaoui's fate. Moussaoui pleaded guilty last year to six charges in connection with the September 11...

2006-04-24 13:46:58

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. jury began deliberating on Monday over whether September 11 conspirator Zacarias Moussaoui should be executed or sentenced to life in prison. After lawyers from each side gave closing arguments, U.S. District Judge Leonie Brinkema gave the jury more than an hour of instructions and told them to carefully weigh the evidence as they work to decide Moussaoui's fate. Moussaoui pleaded guilty last year to six charges in connection with the September 11...