California man who claimed Taliban sympathies, wanted to blow up bank gets 15 years prison

  • by: LISA LEFF , Associated Press
  • Updated: February 27, 2014 - 8:30 PM

OAKLAND, Calif. — A California man with delusions of joining the Taliban was sentenced Thursday to 15 years in federal prison for trying to blow up a bank with a car bomb he thought would go off but was actually made up of inert materials supplied by the FBI.

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