In this Thursday, Feb.17, 2011 file photo, al-Shabab fighters march with their weapons during military exercises on the outskirts of Mogadishu, Somalia.(AP Photo/Mohamed Sheikh Nor, File)

Ex-Soldier Sentenced to 7 Years for Attempting to Join African Terror Group

Arrested in Kenya, the American was originally thought to be on his way to join an al-Qaida-affiliated organization in Somalia.

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