Libyan accused in Lockerbie bombing appears in US court


              The artist sketch depicts Assistant U.S. Attorney Erik Kenerson, seated from from left, watching as Whitney Minter, a public defender from the eastern division of Virginia, stands to represent Abu Agila Mohammad Mas’ud Kheir Al-Marimi, center, accused of making the bomb that brought down Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, in 1988, in federal court in Washington, Monday, Dec. 12, 2022, as Magistrate Judge Robin Meriweather listens. (Dana Verkouteren via AP)
            
              Stephanie Bernstein, who's husband, Michael Stuart Bernstein was killed in the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, accompanied by her daughter Sara, right, speaks to member of the media in front of the federal courthouse in Washington, Monday, Dec. 12, 2022. The Justice Department says a Libyan intelligence official, Abu Agila Mohammad Mas'ud Kheir Al-Marimi, accused of making the bomb that brought down Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, in 1988 in an international act of terrorism has been taken into U.S. custody and will face federal charges in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
            
              The artist sketch depicts Assistant U.S. Attorney Erik Kenerson, front left, watching as Whitney Minter, a public defender from the eastern division of Virginia, stands to represent Abu Agila Mohammad Mas'ud Kheir Al-Marimi, accused of making the bomb that brought down Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, in 1988, in federal court in Washington, Monday, Dec. 12, 2022, as Magistrate Judge Robin Meriweather listens. (Dana Verkouteren via AP)
            
              Paul Hudson of Sarasota, Fla., holds up a photo of his daughter Melina who was killed at 16 years old along with the photos of almost a hundred other victims of the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, as he speaks to members of the media in front of the federal courthouse in Washington, Monday, Dec. 12, 2022. The Justice Department says a Libyan intelligence official, Abu Agila Mohammad Mas'ud Kheir Al-Marimi, accused of making the bomb that brought down Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, in 1988 in an international act of terrorism has been taken into U.S. custody and will face federal charges in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
            
              Victoria Cummock, the widow of Pan Am Flight 103 passenger John Cummock who has fought for justice for her husband and other victims since the 1988 bombing of their transatlantic flight, speaks during a press conference Monday, Dec. 12, 2022, in Miami. A Libyan intelligence official accused of making the bomb that brought the plane down over Lockerbie, Scotland, in an international act of terrorism, is to appear Monday in federal court in Washington to face charges. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
            
              Victoria Cummock, the widow of Pan Am Flight 103 passenger John Cummock who has fought for justice for her husband and other victims since the 1988 bombing of their flight, wears a pin as she speaks during a press conference Monday, Dec. 12, 2022, in Miami. A Libyan intelligence official accused of making the bomb that brought the plane down over Lockerbie, Scotland, in an international act of terrorism, is to appear Monday in federal court in Washington to face charges. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
            
              Victoria Cummock, the widow of Pan Am Flight 103 passenger John Cummock who has fought for justice since the 1988 bombing of the flight, holds a contemporaneous portrait of herself, her husband and their then young children, following a press conference Monday, Dec. 12, 2022, in Miami. A Libyan intelligence official accused of making the bomb that brought the plane down over Lockerbie, Scotland, in an international act of terrorism, is to appear Monday in federal court in Washington to face charges. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
            
              This image provided by the Alexandria, Va., Sheriff's Office shows Abu Agila Mohammad Mas’ud Kheir Al-Marimi, who is in custody at the Alexandria Adult Detention Center, Dec. 12, 2022 in Alexandria, Va. The Justice Department says Mas'ud is accused of making the bomb that brought down Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, in 1988 in an international act of terrorism and he will face federal charges in Washington.  (Alexandria Sheriff's Office via AP)
            
              FILE - A man looks at the main memorial stone in memory of the victims of the bombing of Pan Am flight 103, in the garden of remembrance near Lockerbie, Scotland Friday Dec. 21, 2018. U.S. and Scottish authorities said Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022 that the Libyan man suspected of making the bomb that destroyed a passenger plane over Lockerbie, Scotland, in 1988 is in U.S. custody. (AP Photo/Scott Heppell, File)
            
              FILE  Police and investigators look at what remains of the nose of Pan Am 103 in a field in Lockerbie, Scotland, in this Dec. 22, 1988 file photo. U.S. and Scottish authorities said Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022 that the Libyan man suspected of making the bomb that destroyed a passenger plane over Lockerbie, Scotland, in 1988 is in U.S. custody. (AP Photo/Martin Cleaver, File)
            
              FILE - Honor guards carry the colors of the United States as relatives and friends of the victims of the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 gather around the memorial cairn at Arlington National Cemetery, in Arlington, Va., Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, during a memorial service to mark the 26th anniversary of the bombing of the Pan Am Flight 103 that crashed over Lockerbie, Scotland. U.S. and Scottish authorities said Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022 that the Libyan man suspected of making the bomb that destroyed a passenger plane over Lockerbie, Scotland, in 1988 is in U.S. custody. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
            
              FILE - Unidentified crash investigators inspect the nose section of the crashed Pan Am flight 103, a Boeing 747 airliner in a field near Lockerbie, Scotland, Dec. 23, 1988. U.S. and Scottish authorities said Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022 that the Libyan man suspected of making the bomb that destroyed a passenger plane over Lockerbie, Scotland, in 1988 is in U.S. custody. (AP Photo/Dave Caulkin, File)
Libyan accused in Lockerbie bombing appears in US court