Jury in Texas Bomb Plot Case Hears Only 1 Side

AMARILLO, Texas (AP) – Defense attorneys for a Saudi man accused of plotting terror bomb attacks against Americans made quick work of their case: They rested without calling any witnesses or presenting any evidence. The development Tuesday in the federal trial of Khalid Ali-M Aldawsari in Amarillo sets up closing arguments Wednesday morning. The 22-year-old former Texas Tech student faces up to life in prison if convicted of attempting to use a weapon of mass destruction. He allegedly had a target list that included former President George W. Bush’s Dallas home. Prosecutors capped three days of testimony Tuesday by playing a recording of Aldawsari saying he’d get “maximum satisfaction” and be “smiling” after carrying out a terror attack against Americans.

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