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Extremists cleared of Madrid courthouse bomb plot

A Spanish court Wednesday convicted 20 men, mainly Algerians and Moroccans, of Islamic terrorist activity, but none was found guilty of the more serious charge of an alleged plot to destroy Madrid’s anti-terrorism courthouse with a truck bomb, according to a copy of the sentence viewed by CNN. Those convicted were part of a group of 30 defendants who went on trial last October. The three-judge panel hearing the case — in the very courthouse that prosecutors alleged was the target of the truck bomb — began their deliberations for a verdict after the trial concluded on Jan. 14. Full Story

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