Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab Pleads Guilty in Plane Bomb Attempt

A guilty plea by Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab took a federal court in Detroit by surprise as he admitted he tried to blow up an airliner with a bomb in his underwear for Al-Qaeda.

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