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11/15/05- Washington, D.C.

Death Penalty Trial For Moussaoui Delayed A Month

The death penalty trial of September eleventh conspirator Zacarias Moussaoui has been delayed a month, to February.

In April, Moussaoui pleaded guilty to conspiring with the hijackers to kill Americans. He also declared that Osama bin Laden had personally chosen him to fly a plane into the White House in a later attack.

A jury will decide whether Moussaoui is to be sentenced to life in prison or death.

Jury selection was supposed to begin January ninth. But it has been delayed because lawyers for the government and Moussaoui are battling over classified information.

Jury selection is now set for February sixth.

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