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Prosecutors Seek Life Term in 'Shoe Bomber' Case

Federal prosecutors submit evidence they say merits a life sentence for Richard Reid, who pleaded guilty to attempting to blow up a jumbo jet with explosives hidden in his shoes. Before that could take place Reid was subdued by passengers and crew members aboard an American Airlines flight from Paris to Miami. Sentencing is Jan. 30. Alex Ashlock reports.

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