8th Circuit Won't Rehear Minnesota Women's Terror CaseThe 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals won't rehear the appeal of two Minnesota women convicted of conspiring to funnel money to a terror group in Somalia.
Minnesota Businesses Join Fight Against Extremist RecruitingAt dinners with imams, meetings with youth and even large community forums, Minnesota's U.S. attorney kept asking members of the state's Somali community the same question: What could he do to stop terrorist recruiting that had already lured dozens of young men and women overseas?
2 Minnesota Women Convicted On Terror Charges Appeal AgainTwo Minnesota women who were convicted of conspiring to funnel money to a Somali terror group are seeking a rehearing after losing their first appeal. Thirty-nine-year-old Amina Farah Ali and 68-year-old Hawo Mohamed Hassan were convicted in 2011 on counts that included conspiracy to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization.
Convictions Upheld For Women Who Raised Funds For Al-ShababA federal appeals court upheld the convictions and prison sentences Tuesday for two Minnesota women found guilty of conspiring to funnel money to a terror group in Somalia despite claiming they were collecting funds for the poor.
Minnesota Man Convicted In Terrorism Case Ordered ReleasedA Minnesota man convicted of threatening federal agents during a terrorism investigation has been released while a judge weighs whether a recent Supreme Court decision affects his case.
Conviction Affirmed For Minnesota Man In Al-Shabab CaseA federal appeals court has affirmed the conviction of a man who authorities say played a key role in funneling others from Minnesota to the terrorist group al-Shabab in Somalia.
The Cost Of Keeping The Mall Of America SafeAn 18-year-old Minnesota man has now pleaded guilty to trying to join the terror group ISIS. Abdullahi Yusef was charged last month with conspiracy to provide material support to a terrorist organization.
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Somali Man Who Left US To Join Al-Shabab Now In ICE CustodyA 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.
Man Who Left US To Join Al-Shabab Is Getting Out Of PrisonA 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.
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.
Somali Group Wants State Cash To Fight Terror RecruitmentA Somali youth group wants more than $4 million in state funding for workforce training, arts initiatives and after-school programs to fight international terrorist recruitment across Minnesota.