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2 men charged in California in terrorism probe

2 California men charged with conspiring to aid terror group, buying air ticket for 1 to fight
Amy Taxin, The Associated Press

SANTA ANA, Calif. - Two California men arrested by the FBI aspired to join the Islamic State group and bought a plane ticket for one of them to travel to Turkey with the hope of becoming a martyr, federal prosecutors said Friday.

The U.S. attorney's office charged 24-year-olds Nader Elhuzayel and Muhanad Badawi with conspiring to provide material support to a terrorist group.

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