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Attorneys say Chicago terror suspect has agreed to change plea to guilty in deal
CHICAGO (AP) ¯¯¯ Prosecutors and defense attorneys in Chicago say they have an agreement for a terrorist suspect to change his plea to guilty.
They told the presiding federal judge about the agreement during a status hearing on Thursday for 29-year-old Shaker Masri (SHOCK'-uhr MAHZ'-ree).
The Chicago man is accused of plotting to become a suicide bomber overseas.
Attorneys left open the possibility that the plea deal could fall apart. But defense attorney Thomas Durkin says he is confident it will hold.
They set a July 20 court date for Masri change his plea.