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Florida man sentenced to 20 years for seeking to join al Qaeda group

Florida man sentenced to 20 years for seeking to join al Qaeda group

Reuters - by Letitia Stein in Tampa

(Reuters) - A Florida man was sentenced to two decades in prison on Wednesday for conspiring to train for an Islamic holy war or jihad and traveling to the Middle East intending to fight with an al Qaeda-affiliated group, according to court records. Shelton Thomas Bell, 21, pleaded guilty in March …

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