U.S. man accused of trying to support to Islamic State

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Posted: Apr 09, 2015 9:53 AM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An American man has been charged with trying to provide support for the Islamic State militant group, the U.S Justice Department said on Thursday.

Joshua Ray Van Haften, 34, of Madison, Wisconsin, intended to travel to Iraq or Syria to join the militant group, prosecutors said in a statement.

(Reporting by Lindsay Dunsmuir)