The Pakistani immigrant who tried to set off a car bomb in Times Square is headed to prison for life. Faisal Shahzad told a judge in New York he felt no remorse about his May bombing attempt and that a defeat of the United States is imminent.
U.S. District Judge Miriam Goldman Cedarbaum told Shahzad she hopes he spends some of his time behind bars thinking "carefully about whether the Quran wants you to kill lots of people."
Shahzad, a former budget analyst from Connecticut, was arrested two days after his May 1 attempted bombing. He pleaded guilty in June to 10 terrorism and weapons counts.
The massive bomb he put in the back of an SUV smoked but did not
explode, attracting the attention of a street vendor, who alerted police.
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