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Man gets 16 years in prison for terror plot to blow up Chicago bar

CHICAGO - A Cook County man was sentenced to 16 years in prison Monday afternoon more than 6 1/2 years after pressing the detonator on what he thought was a 1,000-pound car bomb outside a crowded Chicago bar.

U.S. District Judge Sharon Johnson Coleman imposed the sentence on Adel Daoud, 25, after a marathon three-day sentencing hearing last week at the Dirksen U.S. Courthouse.

Daoud, who has been in custody since his arrest in the FBI

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