Milestones Jun. 21, 2004

ACQUITTED. SAMI AL-HUSSAYEN, 34, University of Idaho graduate student accused of setting up websites used to recruit terrorists; of three terrorism-related charges; in Boise, Idaho. His case was bolstered by a former Middle East CIA station chief, testifying for the defense, who said al-Hussayen's website has "a clear, unambiguous, almost emotionally written condemnation of terror."

SPARED THE DEATH PENALTY. TERRY NICHOLS, 49, convicted of 161 state murder counts in the Oklahoma City bombing that killed 168 people; in McAlester, Okla. Jurors failed to agree on a punishment, thereby barring use of the death penalty. A judge is expected to sentence Nichols...

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