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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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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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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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Convicted Muslim Protests Ban On Headscarf

A Muslim woman convicted of conspiring to funnel money to terrorists in Somalia is protesting a ban on headwear at the Sherburne County Jail where she’s an inmate.

10/27/2011

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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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Defendant In Minn. Somali Case Gets Own Interpreter

A Somali man accused of helping finance fighters for the terror group al-Shabab will be allowed to have his own court interpreter.

09/30/2011

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CBS News On American Al Queda Killing In Yemen.

An American member of Al Queda credited as a true leader of communications for the terrorist group was tracked down and killed in Yemen.

09/30/2011

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Transcripts Hint At Evidence In Minn. Terror Case

Transcripts of secretly recorded phone calls shed some light on the case against a man suspected of helping young Somali men leave Minnesota to join al-Shabab.

09/23/2011

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Bloomington Students Learn From Alumnus, 9/11 Hero

The 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on America are hitting close to home in Minnesota.

09/10/2011

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Gov. Dayton Recalls 9/11 Attack On DC, Closing Office

Gov. Mark Dayton, a former U.S. Senator who was in Washington D.C. on 9/11, told WCCO-TV about that day 10 years ago in a wide-ranging and candid interview.

09/09/2011

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Somali Defendant Collapses; Court Hearing On Hold

A U.S. court hearing for a Somali man accused of helping finance fighters for the terror group al-Shabab came to an abrupt end Friday when he collapsed in court and had to be taken to the hospital by paramedics.

08/26/2011

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Obama: ‘Lone Wolf’ Terror Attack Biggest Concern

President Barack Obama said Tuesday that a “lone wolf” terror attack in the U.S. is more likely than a major coordinated effort like the Sept. 11 attacks nearly a decade ago.

08/17/2011

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