The criminal trial of Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab in a US federal court in Detroit ended on just its second day Wednesday when the defendant abruptly declared his guilt on all counts, explaining in a detailed statement how he tried to bring down a Northwest Airlines A330 en route from Amsterdam to Detroit on Dec. 25, 2009. "I traveled to Yemen and eventually to the United States, and I agreed with at least one person to carry an explosive device onto an aircraft and attempt to kill ...

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