terrorism http://news.stlpublicradio.org en President Obama Speaks On Drones, Guantanamo http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/president-obama-speaks-drones-guantanamo <p><em>Updated 2:02 p.m. &nbsp;Thank you for joining us for this live event. It has now concluded.</em></p><ul><li>Find analysis and a full recap of the President's remarks<a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/05/23/186282278/obama-to-limit-drone-strikes-renew-effort-to-close-guantanamo"> on NPR.org</a>.</li></ul><p><em>Earlier Story:</em></p> Thu, 23 May 2013 15:42:06 +0000 Kelsey Proud 26658 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org President Obama Speaks On Drones, Guantanamo Former St. Louis airport cab driver sentenced to over 13 years in terrorism case http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/former-st-louis-airport-cab-driver-sentenced-over-13-years-terrorism-case <p><span lang="en-US"><font face="Calibri,sans-serif" size="2"><span style="font-size:11pt;"><font color="black" face="Courier New" size="1"><span style="font-size:8pt;">A refugee from Somalia who worked as an airport</span></font></span></font></span><span lang="en-US"><font face="Calibri,sans-serif" size="2"><span style="font-size:11pt;"><font color="black" face="Courier New" size="1"><span style="font-size:8pt;"> cab driver in St. Louis has been sentenced to more than 13 years in</span></font></span></font></span><span lang="en-US"><font face="Calibri,sans-serif" size="2"><span style="font-size:11pt;"><font color="black" face="Courier New" size="1"><span style="font-size:8pt;"> prison for providing money to a terrorist organization in Somalia.</span></font></span></font></span></p><p><span lang="en-US"><font face="Calibri,sans-serif" size="2"><span style="font-size: 11pt;"><font color="black" face="Courier New" size="1"><span style="font-size: 8pt;">The sentence for 31-year-old Mohamud Abdi Yusuf was handed down</span></font></span></font></span><span lang="en-US"><font face="Calibri,sans-serif" size="2"><span style="font-size:11pt;"><font color="black" face="Courier New" size="1"><span style="font-size:8pt;"> today in U.S. District Court in St. Louis. He <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-friday-november-4-2011">pleaded guilty in</a></span></font></span></font></span><span lang="en-US"><font face="Calibri,sans-serif" size="2"><span style="font-size:11pt;"><font color="black" face="Courier New" size="1"><span style="font-size:8pt;"><a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-friday-november-4-2011"> November</a>, admitting that he raised nearly $6,000 for al-Shabab, </span></font></span></font></span><span lang="en-US"><font face="Calibri,sans-serif" size="2"><span style="font-size:11pt;"><font color="black" face="Courier New" size="1"><span style="font-size:8pt;">which was trying to overthrow the provisional government in Somalia.</span></font></span></font></span></p><p> Tue, 19 Jun 2012 20:55:39 +0000 The Associated Press 3944 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Former St. Louis airport cab driver sentenced to over 13 years in terrorism case