Youth pleads guilty to plan­ning at­tack on US Capi­tol

The Myanmar Times - - World -

A man in the state of Ohio pleaded guilty to charges that he planned to at­tack the United States Capi­tol dur­ing a speech by Pres­i­dent Barack Obama last year. Christopher Lee Cor­nell, a 22-year-old from the Cincinnati area, pleaded guilty to “ter­ror­ism charges”, the Jus­tice Depart­ment said on Au­gust 1. Cor­nell had schemed to travel to Wash­ing­ton in or­der to at­tack the US Capi­tol dur­ing Mr Obama’s state of the union ad­dress on Jan­uary 20, 2015.

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