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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

Jerry and Merrie Thomsen's 9/11 “Remember, Reflect, Renew” float appeared in the 2011 Tournament of Roses parade. (credit: CBSLosAngeles.com)

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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