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Minnesotan Charged With al-Qaida Support

A federal indictment unsealed Wednesday charged a Minnesota man with conspiracy to support the al-Qaida terrorist network. Mohammed Abdullah Warsame, 30, a Canadian citizen of Somali descent, was charged in an indictment returned Tuesday by a grand jury in Minneapolis. The indictment alleges that from March 2000 through last December, Warsame conspired to provide material support and resources for al-Qaida. No further details about the charges were immediately available. “The charge against Warsame is a grim reminder that al-Qaida, aided by agents and cells in this country, continues its shadowy efforts to destroy the lives and freedoms of the people in the United States,” Attorney General John Ashcroft said. Full Story

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