A California man who used Facebook and other Internet communications to connect with al-Qaida and planned to train its fighters in Pakistan was sentenced Monday to 13 years in federal prison followed ... more 
A California man who used Facebook and other Internet communications to connect with al-Qaida and planned to train its fighters in Pakistan was sentenced Monday to 13 years in federal prison followed by 10 years of supervised release. Sinh Vinh Ngo Nguyen, 25, of Garden Grove, pleaded guilty in December to one count of attempting to assist a known terrorist organization. In a lengthy argument, defense counsel Yasmin Cader said that while in custody Nguyen was diagnosed with a personality disorder "on the spectrum of schizophrenia" and now that it's being treated "all of this magical thinking has stopped." less 
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