A Pakistani Islamic student walks past a door of a library named after slain Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden at a Jamia Hafsa seminary in Islamabad on April 17, 2014. (AFP PHOTO/Aamir QURESHI)
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A Pakistani immigrant who is the youngest person ever to be convicted of U.S. terror charges was sentenced to five years in prison Thursday by a federal judge after pleading guilty to taking part in a plot to kill a Swedish artist.The man, Mohammad Hasan Khalid, 20, who was taken into custody three years ago for his role in the "Jihad Jane" conspiracy, will serve an additional two years in prison as a result of his crimes, ruled Petrese Tucker, chief judge for U.S. District Court in Philadelphia.Khalid could have faced up to 15 years in prison but prosecutors asked for a shorter sentence because he cooperated after his arrest.
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