And the band plays on ...................
Justice: 14 charged for supporting Somalia group -- Yahoo! News (hat tip Choi)
WASHINGTON – Attorney General Eric Holder says 14 people have been charged with providing support for the terrorist group al-Shabab in Somalia.
Holder says the charges reflect a disturbing trend that leaders in Muslim communities in the United States are try to help law enforcement agencies address.
THIS IS A BREAKING NEWS UPDATE. Check back soon for further information. AP's earlier story is below.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A number of people in Minnesota, California and Alabama are being charged with providing support for the terrorist group al-Shabab in Somalia, two U.S. officials said Thursday.
Most of the people are U.S. citizens, with some supporting the terrorist organization from the United States and others traveling to Somalia to do so.
The officials spoke on condition of anonymity in the investigation which is culminating in several indictments.
The charges in Minnesota are the latest development in an inquiry in that state which has been under way for some time.