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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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Suspect In Minn. Somalis Case To Stay In Custody

A former Minneapolis man accused of recruiting fighters for al-Shabab in Somalia will stay in custody for at least another two weeks.

08/15/2011

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Lawmaker: 40 Americans Join Terrorists In Somalia

Twice as many Americans as previously reported by law enforcement have traveled overseas to join an al-Qaida-linked organization, a congressional investigation found.

07/27/2011

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Prosecutors Outline Recruitment Of US Somalis

A federal court filing in Minneapolis sheds new light on the way prosecutors believe Somali men living in Minnesota were recruited to fight with a terror group in their homeland.

07/15/2011

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Judge Won’t Dismiss Rochester Women’s Terror Case

A federal judge won’t dismiss the indictment against two Minnesota women accused of funneling money to the terror group al-Shabab in Somalia.

06/21/2011

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Not Guilty Plea For Minn. Man In Somali Case

A Minnesota man accused of helping young Somalis travel from the U.S. to fight in their homeland has pleaded not guilty.

05/02/2011

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Hearing Canceled For Somali Held On Terror Charges

A Somali man who has been in custody for more than two years on terror-related charges is expected to ask a federal judge in Minneapolis Monday to be released while he waits to be sentenced.

03/28/2011

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Mall Of America Debuts Public Safety Campaign

The Mall of America wants holiday shoppers to keep their eyes peeled for any suspicious activity and report it to authorities.

12/01/2010

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Official: Accused Ore. Bomber Has Minneapolis Ties

A Somali-born teenager who allegedly tried to blow up a van at a crowded Christmas tree lighting ceremony in Portland has ties to Minneapolis.

11/27/2010

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Calif. Terror Arrest Linked To Minnesota

A California woman has been charged with conspiring to provide money and people to a Somali terrorist group to help carry out killings in the African nation, according to a federal indictment unsealed Monday.

11/15/2010

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