5 convicted of Sears Tower attack plot

MIAMI (AP) Tuesday's verdicts came after six days of deliberations in the third trial of the "Liberty City Six." The first two trials ended in mistrials when jurors could not agree on the men's guilt or innocence. A seventh man was acquitted in the first trial.

The men were arrested in June 2006 on charges of plotting terrorism with an undercover FBI informant they thought was from al-Qaida. Defense attorneys said terrorist talk recorded on dozens of FBI tapes was not serious and the men wanted only money.

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