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Franken Welcomes Obama Plan On Islamic State

Democratic U.S. Sen. Al Franken said Thursday that he’s happy to have the outlines of a plan to combat the threat of Islamic State militants but that he wonders what effect it will have on recruitment for the terror group, including in Minnesota communities.

09/11/2014

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Terror Suspect To Make Minn. Court Appearance

A Somali man and former Minneapolis resident is scheduled to make his first appearance in a Minnesota courtroom on charges he helped recruit about 20 young men to travel to Somalia and fight with the terror group al-Shabab.

08/11/2011

Twin Cities Law Prof Called Back To Rwanda

A Twin Cities law professor is being called to appear in court in Rwanda on charges he denied the genocide in that African nation.

10/21/2010

Erlinder Home With Family

A Minnesota law professor who was imprisoned in Rwanda for challenging the official version of the country’s 1994 genocide says he’s relieved to be back home.

06/22/2010

Erlinder Comes Home

A Twin Cities law professor who was jailed in Rwanda is returning home today.

06/22/2010

Bail Granted to Twin Cities Lawyer in Rwanda

A judge in Rwanda has granted bail to a U.S. lawyer on medical grounds. Peter Erlinder was arrested and charged with genocide ideology late last month.

06/17/2010

Jailed Lawyer In Court In Rwanda

A judge is expected to decide today whether to release a Twin Cities law professor being held in jail in Rwanda.

06/17/2010

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