Shaker Masri, a 29-year-old Chicago man and native U.S. citizen, was sentenced to nine years and nine months, by U.S. District Judge Sharon Johnson Coleman, for planning to join al-Shabaab, a Somali group, designated by the U.S. government as an al-Qaeda connected terrorist organization. Masri hoped to become a suicide bomber . . .
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