MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Two Minnesota women were convicted Thursday of conspiring to funnel money to a terrorist group in Somalia as part of what prosecutors called a "deadly pipeline" sending money and fighters from the U.S. to al-Shabab.
The United African Community of Grand Forks and East Grand Forks is doing what it can to help fight the famine in Somalia. UAC partnered with New American Services to hold a fundraiser potluck at the International Center in Grand Forks.
Twenty-nine people have been indicted in a sex trafficking ring in which Somali gangs in Minneapolis and St. Paul allegedly forced girls under age 14 into prostitution in Minnesota, Tennessee and Ohio, according to an indictment unsealed Monday.
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