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O.C. man gets 13 years for plan to train Al Qaeda fighters in Pakistan

An Orange County man was sentenced Monday to 13 years in federal prison for attempting to train Al Qaeda fighters in Pakistan for an ambush attack on coalition forces. Sinh Vinh Ngo Nguyen, 25, pleaded guilty in December to one count of attempting to provide material support to a designated foreign terrorist organization. In handing down the sentence Monday, U.S. District Judge John F. Walter called the crime "a very serious offense that requires a correspondingly long sentence," according to the U.S. attorney's office. Nguyen was arrested in October 2013 after boarding a Mexico-bound bus in Santa Ana. Authorities said the bus trip was part of his plan to travel...

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