NY man pleads guilty in plot to bomb NYC subway

FILE - This Jan. 8, 2010 file courtroom sketch shows Zarein Ahmedzay, right, with his attorney Michael Marinaccio speaking during his arraignment at Brooklyn federal court in New York. Law enforcement officials say Ahmedzay, charged in a plot to attack the New York subway system with homemade bombs, plans to plead guilty Friday, April 23, 2010, in Brooklyn federal court. (AP Photo/Elizabeth Williams, File)

April 23, 2010 1:03:49 PM PDT
A New York man said Friday that a plan to attack the city subway system was ordered by al-Qaida leaders two years ago while he was in Pakistan with a friend, a former airport shuttle driver who has since admitted to the plot.