(NEW YORK) -- Three men convicted in a plot to blow up synagogues and military aircraft were sentenced Wednesday in New York.
Prosecutors called James Cromitie, David Williams and Onta Williams "ticking time bombs" who needed to be put away for life.
Cromitie said, "I've never been a terrorist and I never will be a terrorist" as he apologized for getting caught in an FBI sting.
The judge sentenced all three, convicted of plotting to blow up two synagogues in the Bronx and shoot down military planes at Stewart Air National Guard Base, to 25 years. She said the government "created acts of terrorism" out of their fantasies of bigotry.
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