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Somali Terror Trial

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Minn. Witness Describes Early Al-Shabab Recruiting

A Minnesota man who spent two months with a terrorist group in his native Somalia told a jury Tuesday that another man on trial for allegedly helping funnel recruits to the group gave money to buy weapons for fighters.

10/09/2012

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Prosecutors: Minn. Man Steered Recruits To Somalia

A Minneapolis man helped young Somali expatriates return to the war-torn country they left years ago so they could join a terrorist group fighting the U.N.-backed government there, a prosecutor said Tuesday at the outset of the man’s trial.

10/02/2012