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'Jihad Jane' pleads guilty to terrorism

A Pennsylvania woman who called herself 'Jihad Jane' has pleaded guilty to terrorist charges.

February 1, 2011 12:00:00 AM PST
A Pennsylvania woman who called herself "Jihad Jane" has pleaded guilty to terrorist charges.

Prosecutors say 47-year-old Colleen LaRose had agreed to kill a Swedish cartoonist whose illustrations had offended some Muslims.

Prosecutors say she helped foreign terror suspects who wanted to start a holy war in Europe and South Asia.

LaRose faced possible life in prison if convicted of the charges.

She was arrested in October 2009 and has been in custody since.