An Alexandria man was sentenced to 30 years in prison Friday for plotting a suicide bombing at the U.S. Capitol using explosives he thought were given to him by al-Qaeda.
Amine Mohammed El Khalifi, 29, was arrested in February as he headed toward the Capitol with what he believed were an explosive-laden vest and an automatic weapon. But the material had been made inoperable by undercover FBI agents.
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