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Chicago Terror Suspect David Headley Pleads Guilty

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A Chicago man who pleaded guilty to helping plan an attack on a Danish newspaper claims another planner wanted to take captives at the newspaper office and behead them.

In a signed plea agreement Thursday, David Coleman Headley offered details on a planned attack on the newspaper whose cartoons offended many Muslims.

The 49-year-old Headley also pleaded guilty to scouting out the Indian city of Mumbai before a terrorist attack that left 166 dead. In the agreement, Headley says he believes some of the other planners were members of a terrorist network directed by Osama bin Laden. Headley says they wanted the attack to happen as soon as possible.

The plea deal with federal prosecutors ruled out the death penalty, provided Headley cooperates with the government.

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