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.
A federal grand jury in Sacramento has indicted a California man on a single charge of attempting to provide support to a foreign terrorist organization.
A Garden Grove security guard pleaded guilty Friday to a federal terrorism charge for planning to fly to Pakistan and provide weapons training to members of al-Qaida.
A 24-year-old American charged with trying to join al-Qaida was intercepted by the FBI after using the Internet and Facebook to connect with the terrorist group, a prosecutor said Monday.
Court documents indicate a Southern California man charged with attempting to join al-Qaida and lying on a U.S. passport application to aid international terrorism was planning to travel to Pakistan before he was arrested.
An Orange County man has plead not guilty to charges of supporting al-Qaida, the FBI said.
Pakistani authorities have arrested a suspect in the 2002 abduction and beheading of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl.
The FBI would not confirm a specific threat against the Monrovia facility of AeroVironment Inc., but city officials announced enhanced security measures over the holiday weekend