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Feds: Suspect Sent ‘Cannon Fodder’ To Somalia

A Minnesota terrorism suspect accused of sending men from Minnesota to their native Somalia to join an al-Qaida-linked group, al-Shabab, used them as “cannon fodder,” a prosecutor said Wednesday.

10/17/2012

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Judge Reinstates Contempt Charges For Somali Woman

A federal judge in Minnesota has reinstated the contempt charges for a Somali woman who refused to stand for the court during the first two days of her trial on terror charges.

09/18/2012

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Court Nixes Most Contempt Counts In MN Terror Case

A federal appeals court has thrown out 19 of the 20 contempt-of-court citations against a Rochester woman convicted of funneling money to a terrorist group in Somalia.

06/04/2012

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Jury Deliberates Monday In Sex Trafficking Case

A federal jury will begin deliberating in Nashville on Monday in the trial of nine defendants accused in a child sexual trafficking conspiracy operated by Somali gangs.

04/27/2012

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Prosecutors Conclude Sex Trafficking Case

Federal prosecutors have finished their case against a group of nine defendants charged in a conspiracy to commit sexual trafficking of children operated by Somali gangs.

04/25/2012

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Witness Says At Trial She Was A Prostitute At 12

A trial has begun in Nashville for nine Somali defendants charged with running a multi-state child sex trafficking ring.

04/09/2012

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Sex Trafficking Case Set To Start In Nashville

After days of selecting jurors, attorneys are set to give opening arguments on Monday in the trial of more than a dozen people accused in a sex trafficking ring run by Somali gangs that reached from Minnesota to Tennessee.

03/26/2012

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Minn. Money-Transfer Shops Stop Taking Somali Cash

Money-transfer businesses that cater to Somali immigrants in Minnesota have stopped accepting money bound for the East African country, a day before a key bank was due to stop processing the transactions.

12/29/2011

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Somali Refugee Admits To Aiding Terror Group

A 25-year-old Somali refugee living in San Diego has pleaded guilty to sending money to a group of men from Minnesota who joined the al-Shabab terror group fighting in her African homeland.

12/01/2011

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Mpls. Man Gets 6 Months For Assaulting Somali

A Minneapolis man has been sentenced to six months in federal prison for assaulting an 83-year-old Somali man.

11/29/2011

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Homeland Security Sec. Talks Mpls-Linked Terrorism

After a suicide bombing in Somalia this past weekend was linked to a young man from Minneapolis, homeland security is on the minds of law enforcement here. Amelia Santaniello had the chance to ask Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napalitano about it Tuesday.

11/02/2011

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Resolution On St. Cloud Harassment Complaints

A tentative agreement to resolve complaints that Somali students were harassed in St. Cloud calls for the school district to report any future incidents to the U.S. Department of Education.

10/24/2011

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Defendant In Minn. Somali Case Pleads Not Guilty

A judge has ordered a Somali man jailed until his trial on charges he helped finance fighters for the terror group al-Shabab.

10/20/2011

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FBI Began Investigating Minn. Women In Summer 2008

An FBI agent testifying in the trial of two Minnesota women accused of funneling money to a terrorist group in Somalia says authorities began investigating them in the summer of 2008.

10/06/2011

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Somali Man Gets Release Revoked After Violation

A Somali man who was to be released to his family’s home pending sentencing on terror charges will remain in custody.

09/30/2011

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