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Radical cleric Abu Hamza and four other terrorists were extradited to the US from the UK. Abu Hamza appeared in court in Manhattan, where he has a plea hearing Tuesday on the 11 charges facing him. Also in New York, Khaled al-Fawwaz and Adel Abdul Bary pled not guilty to terror charges. And in New Haven, Conn., Syed Talha Ahsan and Babar Ahmad pled not guilty. The US prosecutor said the five men "were at the nerve centers of al Qaeda's acts of terror."
The Treasury Department sanctioned two Beirut-based charities, Al-Waqfiya Al-Ri'aya Al-Usra Al-Filistinya Wa Al-Lubnanya ("Al-Waqfiya"), and the Al-Quds International Foundation ("Al-Quds"), for their support of Hamas. Treasury Under Secretary David Cohen said that terrorist kidnappings for ransom have generated approximately $120 million over the past eight years.