terrorism

Terrorism
10:42 am
Thu May 23, 2013

President Obama Speaks On Drones, Guantanamo

President Obama making an address on counterterrorism policies on May 23, 2013.
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  • Find analysis and a full recap of the President's remarks on NPR.org.

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Terrorism
3:55 pm
Tue June 19, 2012

Former St. Louis airport cab driver sentenced to over 13 years in terrorism case

A refugee from Somalia who worked as an airport cab driver in St. Louis has been sentenced to more than 13 years in prison for providing money to a terrorist organization in Somalia.

The sentence for 31-year-old Mohamud Abdi Yusuf was handed down today in U.S. District Court in St. Louis. He pleaded guilty in November, admitting that he raised nearly $6,000 for al-Shabab, which was trying to overthrow the provisional government in Somalia.

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