‘Jihad Jane’ admits terror role

 BBC News

A US woman who allegedly called herself "Jihad Jane" has pleaded guilty in Pennsylvania to involvement in an overseas terrorism plot.

Colleen LaRose conspired with Islamists and pledged to murder in the name of a Muslim holy war, prosecutors say.

The 46-year-old was indicted as part of an investigation into an alleged plot to kill a Swedish cartoonist who drew pictures of the Prophet Muhammad.

She was arrested in October 2009 in Philadelphia.

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