Terror sentencing delayed for 2 NJ men

NEWARK - (AP) - Sentencing is delayed for two New Jersey menwho admitted plotting to join an armed Islamic group in Somaliawith ties to al-Qaida to wage holy war against non-Muslims. Twenty-two-year-old Mohamed Alessa of North Bergen and25-year-old Carlos Almonte of Elmwood Park face up to life inprison when they're sentenced March 20. The Record newspaper reports a federal judge also set a schedulefor defense lawyers and prosecutors to exchange expert reports theyintend to use during the proceeding. The two pleaded guilty in March to conspiring within the UnitedStates to murder individuals outside the U.S. by trying to join adesignated terrorist organization. The men were arrested in June at New York's Kennedy Airport asthey prepared to board separate planes to Egypt. 2 NJ men arrested on terrorism charges NJ men accused in terror plot are denied bail 2 New Jersey terror suspects plead guilty

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