PHOENIX (AP) — An 18-year-old Islamic State follower who was shot after throwing rocks at and wielding a knife toward a police officer in metro Phoenix earlier this year had used text messages to...
Ohio man sentenced in terrorism funding case
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — One of two brothers from Ohio who admitted giving money to a friend who sent it to an al-Qaida leader has been sentenced to five years in prison.
A federal judge in Toledo sentenced Sultane Salim on Tuesday after he earlier pleaded guilty to concealing the financing of terrorism.
His brother, Asif Salim, was sentenced in October to six years in prison on the same charge.
Ohio brothers admit to giving money to al-Qaida leader
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Two brothers admitted in federal court on Thursday that they sent $17,000 to an al-Qaida leader who they knew was planning terrorist attacks.
They are the last of four defendants to plead guilty in what prosecutors say was a scheme to collect money through fake credit card transactions and other means to support terrorism.
Asif Salim, 37, and Sultane Salim, 43, both pleaded guilty in federal court in Toledo to concealing the financing of terrorism.
Prosecutors: New Jersey bomber tried to corrupt inmates
NEW YORK (AP) — An unrepentant New Jersey man who injured 30 people in a Manhattan bombing and then promoted his extremist ideology to other prisoners deserves the mandatory life in prison as required by his conviction, prosecutors told a judge on Tuesday.
The government said Afghanistan-born Ahmad Khan Rahimi carried out bombings in New Jersey and New York City on Sept. 17, 2016, after following the propaganda of Osama bin Laden and groups including the Islamic State and al-Qaida.
Feds: Manhattan bomber trying to radicalize other inmates
NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors say the man who was convicted of setting off a bomb in Manhattan that injured 30 people last year has been attempting to radicalize fellow jail inmates.
Judge sentences Ohio terror suspect to 27-year prison term
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A judge has imposed a 27-year prison term for a man accused of supporting terrorism and trying to arrange the killing of the Ohio federal judge who originally oversaw his case.
Monday's sentence from Judge Edmund Sargus for defendant Yahya Farooq Mohammad also requires the Indian citizen to be deported at the end of his sentence and to pay a $25,000 fine.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. military says an American airstrike in Yemen has killed a top commander for the al-Qaida affiliate there and two of his associates.
U.S. Central Command says the strike in Shabwa province killed Abu Khattab al Awlaqi, the emir of al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula. The U.S. says he was leading efforts to fuel instability in southern Yemen and to plan attacks on civilians, and was closely linked to AQAP leaders.
Trump honors fallen Navy SEAL during unannounced trip
DOVER AIR FORCE BASE, Del. (AP) — Assuming the somber duties of commander in chief, President Donald Trump made an unannounced trip Wednesday to honor the returning remains of a U.S. Navy SEAL killed in a weekend raid in Yemen.
FBI: Islamic State group might have inspired OSU attacker
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A Somali-born student who carried out a car-and-knife attack at Ohio State University might have been inspired by the Islamic State group and a former al-Qaida leader, investigators said Wednesday.
Law enforcement officials said that it's too soon to say the rampage that hurt 11 people on Monday was terrorism. They said they aren't aware of any direct contact between the Islamic State group and the attacker, Ohio State student Abdul Razak Ali Artan.
US terror attacks’ common denominator: Anwar al-Awlaki
NEW YORK (AP) — Five years after Anwar al-Awlaki was killed by an American drone strike, he keeps inspiring acts of terror.
Investigators say a bomb that rocked New York a week ago, injuring more than two dozen people, was the latest in a long line of incidents in which the attackers were inspired by al-Awlaki, an American imam who became an al-Qaida propagandist.
US terror attacks common denominator: Anwar al-Awlaki
NEW YORK (AP) — Five years after Anwar al-Awlaki (ahn-WAHR' al-aw-LAH'-kee) was killed by an American drone strike, he keeps inspiring acts of terror.
Investigators say a bomb that injured more than two dozen people in New York a week ago was the latest in a long line of incidents in which attackers were inspired by al-Awlaki, an American imam who became an al-Qaida propagandist and was killed in Yemen.
DETROIT (AP) — Authorities have seized several CDs marked with slain radical cleric Anwar al-Awlaki's name in the home of a Detroit man who was arrested after buying five grenades from an undercover federal agent.
The Detroit News (http://detne.ws/2aWBdu8 ) obtained a sealed search warrant that details the guns, ammunition, computer equipment and cellphones also taken from Sebastian Gregerson's home.