NYC bomb plot suspect Zazi pleads guilty to conspiracy, supporting al-Qaida

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NEW YORK - Terrorism suspect Najibullah Zazi has pleaded guilty in New York City to conspiracy to use weapons of mass destruction.
The 25-year-old Afghan immigrant also pleaded guilty to counts of conspiracy to commit murder in a foreign country and providing material support for a terrorist organization.
He faces a life prison sentence without parole in the plea deal.
He was arrested in the fall after arousing authorities' suspicions by driving cross-country from Denver to New York around the anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks.
Authorities say he received al-Qaida training in Pakistan, bought beauty supplies in Colorado and tried to use them to cook up homemade bombs in a Colorado hotel room.

Organizations: Al-Qaida, Colorado hotel

Geographic location: New York City, Denver, Pakistan Colorado

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