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  • Two Rochester women charged with aiding Somali terrorists with al-Qaida ties (MN)

    08/05/2010 1:42:40 PM PDT · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 17 replies
    StarTribune.com ^ | 8/5/10 | James Walsh
    Two Rochester women of Somali descent are among a group of 14 Somali-Americans to be indicted for providing support to a Somali terror organization with ties to al-Qaida. Amina Farah Ali and Hawo Mohamed Hassan, both naturalized American citizens, have been charged with providing financial support to Al-Shabab, a group that has been fighting to establish an Islamic state in Somalia. The U.S. State Department has classified Al-Shabab as a terrorist organization. The women were arrested by FBI agents Thursday morning, officials said. U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said of the charges: "These indictments and arrests -- in Minnesota, Alabama...
  • Job Fight: Immigrants vs. Locals Tennessee Residents Compete for Work They Once Scorned

    05/23/2009 6:45:34 AM PDT · by Brilliant · 40 replies · 1,506+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | MIRIAM JORDAN
    ...Burmese refugee Cho Aye traveled 60 miles from Nashville ...to take a place at the head of the line outside Shelbyville's state employment office. The next day, the office was to take applications for $9.35-an-hour jobs processing chicken at the local Tyson Foods plant. Directly behind Ms. Aye...were 16 more Burmese refugees... Farther back in the line, marked by orange tape and monitored by police, locals like David Curtis seethed. "This is the worst job I have ever applied for," said the 31-year-old welder... Eyeing those ahead of him, he added: "I'm very annoyed foreigners are taking jobs that Americans...
  • Stealth Jihad or Hysteria?

    08/14/2008 6:24:56 AM PDT · by Victory111 · 3 replies · 153+ views
    Cross Action News ^ | 8-14-08 | Robert Spencer
    During the recent Tyson Chicken controversy, I published an article at FrontPage in which I argued that Tyson and the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU) should not have agreed to make Eid al-Fitr a paid day off for employees at the Tyson plant in Shelbyville, Tennessee, on the grounds that it set a bad precedent for accommodation of Islamic practices at a time when the Muslim Brotherhood is pressing forward a stealth jihad agenda of trying to impose Islamic Sharia law bit by bit and make American businesses and individuals grow used to the idea that Muslims must...
  • Man Dead, Large Amount Of Possible Cyanide Found

    08/12/2008 3:45:58 PM PDT · by Scarpetta · 123 replies · 964+ views
    cbs4 Denver ^ | August 12, 2008 | Rick Sallinger
    It has the makings of international intrigue. Less than two weeks before the Democratic National Convention a man has been found dead in a Denver hotel room with a container of what authorities initially suspect to be the deadly poison cyanide. Adding to the intrigue is that the dead man, Saleman Abdirahman Dirie, 29, appears to be from outside the U.S. No passport was found on Dirie, who is believed to have entered the country from Canada. A large container of a white powdery substance was found in the man's room on the fourth floor of the Burnsley Hotel at...
  • (Somali) Man jailed in Rangeley (Maine) rape case

    05/15/2003 8:22:13 PM PDT · by Drew68 · 28 replies · 814+ views
    MaineToday.com ^ | 05/12/03 | Betty Jespersen
    Man jailed in Rangeley rape case By BETTY JESPERSEN, Staff Writer RANGELEY — A man who police said repeatedly raped a woman he knew in Rangeley over a period of three months last year and threatened her with a tire iron if she left him, remained in jail Sunday after he was arrested Thursday in Bangor by two area officers. Abdilahi Abdi, believed to be 18 or 19, is a Somali refugee who lived in Rangeley until moving to Bangor last month. He is charged with gross sexual assault, a felony, along with criminal threatening. He is being held in...