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Somali-American Gets 30 Years for Christmas Bomb Plot

A Somali-American man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for plotting to bomb a Christmas-tree lighting ceremony in the western U.S. state of Oregon nearly four years ago. Mohamed Osman Mohamud was arrested in November 2010, after pressing a keypad button on a cellphone that he believed would trigger a truck bomb parked near a holiday event in Portland. But the bomb was a fake provided by FBI agents posing as al-Qaida recruiters. Mohamud, a naturalized U.S. citizen, was a student...

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