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NY Man Pleads Guilty of Trying to Join IS

A New York man has pleaded guilty of trying to help Islamic State by traveling to Turkey with the goal of entering Syria and fighting for the militant group, federal prosecutors said Tuesday. Arafat Nagi, 47, entered his plea Monday before U.S. District Judge Richard Arcara in Buffalo, New York, the U.S. Department of Justice said. "The plea gives the court wide sentencing latitude and we trust the judge to be fair," Jeremy Schwartz, Nagi's lawyer, said in an...

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