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Flow Of Money From US To Somalia Faces Disruption

Tens of thousands of Somalis living in Minnesota might be forced to find another way to send money to relatives in their homeland after a bank that handles the majority of the community’s wire transfers said it was halting the service amid fears some funds could go to terrorists.

12/09/2011

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FBI Investigating If Somalia Bomber Was Minn. Man

The FBI is working to obtain the remains of a suicide bomber in Somalia to try to determine his identity.

10/31/2011

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10 Killed In Suicide Bombing, Mpls. Man Suspected

Somali officials say the man believed to be responsible for the deaths of 10 people in an alleged suicide bombing was from Minneapolis.

10/30/2011

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Mission: Minnesotan Involved In Somalia Suicide Bombing

One of the suicide bombers in Saturday’s bombing near the Somali capitol is an American from Minneapolis, according to the Somalia Mission to the U.N.

10/29/2011

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Women Found Guilty On All Counts In Terror Funding Case

Two Minnesota women who claimed they were helping the poor in Somalia were convicted Thursday of conspiring to funnel money to a terrorist group as part of what prosecutors called a “deadly pipeline” sending funds and fighters to al-Shabab.

10/20/2011

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Jurors To Resume Deliberating Terror Funding Case

A jury has resumed deliberations in the case of two Minnesota women accused of conspiring to funnel money to a terror group in Somalia.

10/19/2011

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3 Facing Charges In Brown Co. Khat Bust

Three men are facing criminal charges of possessing a drug called khat in Brown County.

10/19/2011

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No Verdict Yet In Minn. Terror Funding Case

The jury considering the case of two Minnesota women accused of conspiring to funnel money to a terror group in Somalia has ended its first full day of deliberations with no verdict.

10/18/2011

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Supporters Of Minn. Women Kept Outside Courthouse

Two Minnesota women accused of funneling money to a terror group in Somalia were among a group of people briefly kept outside the federal courthouse in Minneapolis on Tuesday as jurors deliberated the case inside.

10/18/2011

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Closing Arguments Wrapped In Minn. Terror Trial

Jurors heard closing arguments in the terror trial of two Somali-American women from Rochester on Monday and now, the case is in their hands.

10/17/2011

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Defense: Fraction Of Calls Played In Minn. Case

A defense attorney for one of two women accused of funneling money to al-Shabab in Somalia showed how prosecutors cherry-picked a fraction of conversations from hundreds of hours of wiretaps.

10/13/2011

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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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Minn. Woman Says She’ll Stand For Terror Trial

A Minnesota woman who was jailed for refusing to stand during her trial on terror charges has had a change of heart.

10/05/2011

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Opening Statements To Start In Minn. Terror Trial

Opening statements are set to start in the trial of two Minnesota women accused of funneling money to a terrorist group in Somalia.

10/04/2011

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Defendant In Minn. Terror Trial Arrested

A Minnesota woman on trial for allegedly funneling money to a terrorist group in Somalia was found in contempt of court Monday when she refused to stand for the judge, citing religious grounds.

10/03/2011

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