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Somali Man Who Left US To Join Al-Shabab Now In ICE Custody

A Minnesota man who left the U.S. in 2007 and joined the terrorist group al-Shabab in Somalia was released from federal prison on Thursday, but is now in the custody of U.S. immigration officials.

02/05/2015

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Man Who Left US To Join Al-Shabab Is Getting Out Of Prison

A man who was sentenced to prison for leaving the U.S. in 2007 and joining the terror group al-Shabab in Somalia has served his time and is scheduled to be released from a federal facility in Rochester on Thursday, according to the Federal Bureau of Prisons website.

02/04/2015

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Minn. Trial Reveals Details Of Life With Al-Shabab

A Minnesota man who left the United States to join a terror group in Somalia told others he wanted to return to Minneapolis because a friend was sick. Instead, he was somehow talked into staying and ended up killing himself in a suicide bombing months later.

10/08/2012