A Minnesota man was charged on Wednesday as the tenth person in an alleged conspiracy that encouraged young Somali-American men to travel overseas to join militant group Islamic State and he planned to make the trip himself, court papers showed.
In what appears to be a desperate bid by Somalia-based al Shabaab group to seek global attention, the extremist outfit has released a video threatening more Westgate mall-style attacks in the shopping malls of US, UK and Canada.
A Minnesota man pulled off an airplane bound for Turkey last year has been indicted on charges of conspiring to support Islamic State and lying to federal agents investigating recruitment by militant groups, prosecutors said on Thursday.
One of two Minnesota men accused of planning to join the Islamic State group was stopped at an airport by FBI agents before travelling to the Middle East, but the other man slipped by authorities, according to a criminal complaint unsealed.
Essar Steel Monday said it has concluded the financing for the construction of its $1.8 billion, 7-million-tonne iron pellet project in Minnesota that also includes open-pit mining, crushing and processing of the ore.
Japan`s Foreign Ministry on Friday insisted there was no mystery behind human skulls stored at its consulate in Chicago for three months, saying officials were checking if they were the remains of WWII soldiers.