Times Square bomber faces sentencing

(AP) - Prosecutors are using a dramatic videotape of atest blast conducted by the government in Pennsylvania as evidenceagainst the man who admitted trying to

NEW YORK - (AP) - Prosecutors are using a dramatic videotape of atest blast conducted by the government in Pennsylvania as evidenceagainst the man who admitted trying to bomb Times Square.

Faisal Shahzad faces a mandatory lifeprison term at his sentencing Tuesday in Manhattan federal court.

Calling himself a Muslim solider, a defiant Shahzad pleadedguilty in June to 10 terrorism and weapons counts.

The Pakistani-American was arrested two days after his May 1attempted bombing fizzled in a Times Square packed with tourists.The bomb he had packed into the back of a sports utility vehiclesputtered.

While Shahzad's bomb did not explode, FBI technicians studiedhis design before using it to build a working model they saydemonstrated his deadly intent.

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