Nightly News   |  March 07, 2013

Bin Laden’s son-in-law to appear in US court

Officials tell NBC News he had been a prisoner in Iran for most of the past decade and is scheduled to appear in federal court Friday. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> tonight, u.s. officials say osama bin laden 's sister-in-law, an accused plotter in the 9/11 terrorist attacks has been captured in the middle, is now in u.s. custody here in new york. officials tell nbc news he's been a prisoner in iran for most of the past decade. he is scheduled to appear in federal court tomorrow on charges of conspiracy to kill americans. not everyone is happy about that. the republican chairman of the house intelligence committee says bringing him to stand trial in the u.s. is a mistake, because he's an enemy combatant and should instead be sent to guantanamo.