Christmas Day bomber has been cooperating: FBI

FBI director Robert Mueller says the Nigerian suspected of trying to blow up a US airliner on Christmas Day is cooperating with investigators.

Christmas Day bomber `in over his head:` Passenger

When explosives hidden in his underwear failed to detonate, would-be jet bomber Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab seemed shocked and "in over his head”, a college student who sat next to him on the US plane said.

Treat Christmas day bomber as terrorist: Republicans to Obama

Republican Congressmen have demanded that Nigerian terror suspect Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, who was on Wednesday charged for a failed al Qaeda attempt to blow up American plane be treated as terrorist and not a common criminal.