Latest News Wires Would-be Christmas tree bomber gets 30 years in prison

Mohamed Mohamud's intended target was a downtown Portland square one night after Thanksgiving 2010, where thousands of revelers watched the mayor light a towering Christmas tree. 

By , Associated Press

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One thousand, four hundred and six days after he screamed "God is great" while police officers dragged him into a waiting van, a young Somali American was sentenced to 30 years in prison for plotting to detonate a bomb.