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Ex-Soldier From Md. to Plead Guilty to Terrorism

A former Army soldier accused of trying to provide support to a terrorist organization in Somalia after he left the military intends to plead guilty in connection with the case, court documents show.

01/09/2014

One of the al-Shabab attackers behind the weekend Kenyan mall siege allegedly pleaded for forgiveness from a six-year-old boy during the attack, saying: “Please forgive me, we are not monsters,” before letting the boy and his family escape. Nichole Sobecki/AFP/Getty Images)

Kenya Mall Attacker Allegedly Apologized, Gave Chocolate To Boy Who Called Him ‘A Bad Man’

One of the al-Shabab attackers behind the weekend Kenyan mall siege allegedly pleaded for forgiveness from a six-year-old boy during the attack, saying: “Please forgive me, we are not monsters,” before letting the boy and his family escape.

09/25/2013

President Barack Obama has phoned Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta to express the United States' condolences after a terrorist attack on a Nairobi shopping mall.  (Photo credit should read John Muchucha/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Phones Kenyan President In Response To Mall Terrorist Attack

President Barack Obama has phoned Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta to express the United States’ condolences after a terrorist attack on a Nairobi shopping mall.

09/22/2013

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Lawyer Wants Terror Case Against Md. Man Dismissed

A former Army soldier accused of trying to provide support to a terrorist organization in Somalia after he left the military has asked a court to dismiss the case against him, saying he never had any contact with the group.

05/22/2013

Photo of Omar Hammami. (credit: FBI)

American Jihadi Claims He Was Shot In Neck By Terrorist Assassin

A most-wanted American jihadi in Somalia said Friday that the leader of Islamic extremist rebels in Somali was starting a civil war, just hours after an assassination attempt left the Alabama native with a neck wound.

04/26/2013

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Man Faces 12+ Year Sentence For Online Threat Of ‘South Park’ Creators

Federal prosecutors are seeking more than 12 years in prison for a Muslim convert from Brooklyn who pleaded guilty to posting online threats against the creators of the “South Park” television show.

06/22/2012

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