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N.Y. man convicted in subway bombing plot

Friends testified they worked with Al Qaeda on plan

NEW YORK - A Queens man was convicted of a host of terrorism charges Tuesday for participating in a plot led by Al Qaeda to stage suicide attacks in the New York subways, an effort that prosecutors said was stopped just days before three former high school classmates planned to set off homemade bombs during rush hour.

The two-week trial offered a rare look at the evolution of a terrorist plot and the workings of Al Qaeda training camps where the former classmates received their orders. Two of the classmates described the plot, and two other convicted terrorists also testified for the government.

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