Anas Al-Liby is shown in this photo released by the FBI on Oct. 10, 2001 in Washington, D.C.
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By NBC News
January 3, 2015

NEW YORK — A one-time associate of Osama Bin Laden died in New York on Friday while awaiting trial for allegedly plotting the 1998 bombings of U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania.

Abu Anas al-Libi, 50, was captured in Libya by U.S. commandos in Oct. 2013 and brought to New York where he was due to stand trial. He had been wanted for more than a decade and there was a $5 million reward for his arrest. Al-Libi had pleaded not guilty.

The al Qaeda terror suspect has been in poor health and suffered liver disease…

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