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BEHIND BARS Fort Hood Shooter Sentenced McLennan County Sheriff's Office / AP Photo

Fort Hood Shooter Sentenced

Twenty-two-year-old Naser Jason Abdo was given two consecutive life sentences on top of 60 years in prison Friday for a bomb and shooting plot at the Fort Hood Army Base in Texas last year. "I have continued to answer the call of jihad and will continue to the day I am called to account for my deeds," Abdo, who represented himself, reportedly said. He told the court his acts of violence were motivated by crimes he said the U.S. has committed against Muslims. Abdo was reportedly defiant during the hearing, speaking in Arabic. He was required by officials to wear a mesh mask after he spat blood that he believed to be infected with HIV on security guards who escorted him.

August 11, 2012 8:17 AM