No Plans To Increase MOA Security Following Paris AttacksIntelligence officials found no evidence of any specific or credible threat targeting American soil following the deadly Paris attacks, U.S. officials told The Associated Press. Still patrols were stepped up and added security measures put in place nationwide.
American, Italian Hostages Killed In US Drone StrikeAn American and an Italian held hostage by al-Qaida, as well as two Americans working with the terror group, were inadvertently killed by CIA drone strikes early this year, the government revealed Thursday.
A Look At MOA Security In Wake Of Video ThreatShoppers at the Mall of America seem undeterred after hearing about a video purportedly made by al-Qaida-linked rebels that urges Muslims to attack shopping malls. The video specifically mentions the Bloomington shopping mall.
MOA Strengthens Security Following Video ThreatThe Mall of America is beefing up security after the terror group that carried out a deadly attack at an African shopping mall called for a similar mission on shopping venues in Canada, the U.K. and the U.S.
Interview: Combating Terror Recruiting In MinnesotaAfter an expected one million people demonstrated in Paris Sunday in a show of national unity against terror, it's important to remember that terrorist groups are trying to recruit young, disenfranchised people in Minnesota.
Man Arrested In MN In 9/11 Plot Seeks Role In Civil Terror CasesThe man who became known as the "20th hijacker" from the Sept. 11 attacks wants to testify in lawsuits filed by victims of terrorism. The imprisoned Zacarias Moussaoui recently wrote to federal courts in New York and Oklahoma, claiming he can offer inside information about the inner workings of al-Qaida.
Minneapolis Community Fights Recruiters For JihadThe nation's largest community of Somalis is on a mission to stamp out recruiting for Syrian extremist groups in Minneapolis after a handful of people left to join militants. Community leaders and law-enforcement agencies fear the extremists are looking for more recruits. The anti-jihad work is not unlike efforts to keep young people out of gangs in any number of other U.S. cities.
Woman Gets Probation In Minnesota Al-Shabab CaseA former Minnesota woman who lied to a grand jury about raising money for men who left the state to join a terrorist group in Somalia was sentenced Wednesday to three years of probation and ordered to perform community service. Saynab Hussein, 24, of Nashville, Tennessee, showed remorse during Wednesday's sentencing hearing in U.S. District Court in Minneapolis.
Minn. Students Mourn Loss Of Relatives In Mall AttackStudents at St. John's Prep School in Collegeville, Minn., are grieving the loss of three people killed in the mall attack in Nairobi.
MN Travelers Express Concern Over Travel Alerts After a U.S. drone strike killed four alleged al-Qaida members in Yemen, the State Department is telling non-essential personnel at the U.S. Embassy in Yemen to leave the country. The order follows a threat by al-Qaida that has triggered temporary shutdowns of 19 American diplomatic posts across the Middle East and Africa.
2 Minnesota Women Sentenced In Somali Terror Case A Minnesota woman was sentenced Thursday to 20 years in prison for sending money to an al-Qaida-linked group in her native Somalia, despite her insistence that she was only trying to help the poor in the war-torn East African country.
Sentencings Approach In Somali Terror CaseNine people convicted in a government investigation of terror recruitment and financing for an al-Qaida-linked group in Somalia are to be sentenced this week in U.S. District Court in Minneapolis.