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National Guardsman plotted attack on Army base, tried to join Islamic State, FBI says

A National Guard specialist was arrested and charged with attempting to join the Islamic State extremist group and helping his cousin plot a possible terrorist attack at a U.S. military base in Illinois, federal investigators said Thursday morning. Hasan Edmonds, 22, was planning to board an Egypt-bound flight when he was arrested by FBI agents at Chicago's Midway International Airport on Wednesday night, the Department of Justice said in a statement. His cousin, 29-year-old Jonas Edmonds, was also arrested at his home. “The defendants allegedly conspired to provide material support to ISIL and planned to travel overseas to support the terrorist organization,”...

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