Keyword: aiai

Brevity: Headers | « Text »
  • Law Enforcement Fears Shabaab Infiltration

    06/05/2010 1:07:16 AM PDT · by Cindy · 7 replies · 922+ views
    Note: Video included at link. SNIPPET: "Now, law enforcement officials appear increasingly concerned Al-Shabaab members are trying to come back to America. But these members aren't disenchanted young men like Hassan, seeking to escape the terrorists' hold. Rather, the concern is that they are returning either to recruit more members or perhaps to plot attacks here." SNIPPET: "Al-Shabaab represents a "threat to the whole nation, all of the world," Ahmed told the IPT. "Everywhere they could recruit somebody they will try – Europe, North America, Australia, Africa…And they want to disrupt world peace." Ahmed warned that Al-Shabaab's main focus in...
  • Homeland Security Alert: Terror suspect may be headed to Texas through Mexico

    05/18/2010 4:34:31 PM PDT · by Cindy · 46 replies · 1,925+ views
    KVUE.com ^ | May 18, 2010, 7:40 am | by Shern-Min Chow/11 News
    SNIPPET: "HOUSTON -- A Homeland Security Alert is asking Houston police and Harris County Sheriff’s deputies to keep their eyes open for a potential terrorist. The alert focuses on Mohamed Ali, a suspected member of the terrorist group Al Shabaab. It indicates he may be traveling to the U.S. through Mexico." SNIPPET: "In 2007, former Houstonian Daniel Joseph Maldonado was brought back to Houston by the U.S Attorney in the Southern District after he was captured in Somalia reportedly training with terrorist groups. “He had initially been on the frontlines of Al Shabaab, but when they realized he was an...
  • Somalian Charged with Making False Statements on Application for Asylum...

    03/06/2010 12:36:28 AM PST · by Cindy · 14 replies · 590+ views
    Note: The following text is a quote: Somalian Charged with Making False Statements on Application for Asylum Defendant is Accused of Making False Statements Concerning Participation in Terrorist Organizations United States Attorney John E. Murphy announced that in San Antonio, a federal grand jury has indicted 24-year-old Ahmed Muhammed Dhakane, a citizen of Somalia, on two counts of making false statements under penalty of perjury to federal authorities concerning his association with global terrorist organizations. The indictment, returned yesterday and unsealed this afternoon, alleges that on October 28, 2008, the defendant falsely omitted on an application for asylum that from...
  • Zoo tries to break chimp's smoking habit [Chimp quits smoking after 16 years]

    10/06/2005 1:33:00 AM PDT · by BigSkyFreeper · 19 replies · 2,882+ views
    Associated Press via The Billings Gazette ^ | October 6, 2005 | Associated Press
    BEIJING - A nicotine-addicted chimpanzee is kicking her 16-year-old habit using dumplings and pop music. The chimp, Ai Ai, began scavenging cigarette butts left by visitors at the Qinling Safari Park in the late 1980's after her first mate, Jian Jian, died, the official China Daily newspaper said. Zookeepers eventually began giving Ai Ai cigarettes of her own and lighting them, the paper said. She was smoking between eight and 10 cigarettes a day before zookeepers decided in August to help her kick the habit. The paper said Ai Ai tended to smoke more when she was lonely or depressed....