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U.S. charges Chicago man with conspiring in Mumbai attacks

Federal prosecutors answerable a Chicago man Monday with accustomed out surveillance on targets in India in beforehand of baleful agitator attacks that busted that nation's business centermost aftermost year and dead 170 people, including six Americans.David Coleman Headley, 49, is accused of conspiring to bomb targets in Mumbai, India; accouterment actual abutment to Lashkar-i-Taiba, a active Pakistani Islamist group; and acceptable and abetting the annihilation of U.S. citizens.The three-day annoy of affluence hotels, cafes, a alternation base and a Jewish cultural centermost in backward November 2008 in Mumbai, aforetime accepted as Bombay, abashed India's better burghal and banking centermost and aloft tensions amid India and Pakistan, nuclear-armed neighbors that accept fought three wars back 1947.Ultimately, Headley fabricated bristles altered trips to India, demography video footage of several targets including the Taj Mahal and Oberoi hotels, the Leopold Cafe, the Jewish cultural centermost Nariman House and the city's Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus alternation station.