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GOP bill would target Ohio protesters with terrorism law

Nov. 10, 2021 15:19 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — People attending a rally who end up accused of violating an anti-riot law could be targeted with a provision normally used against terroristic activity under GOP legislation in the Ohio House proposed in the wake of racial injustice and police brutality protests in...

Dutch woman brought to Virginia to face terrorism charge

Oct. 29, 2021 16:39 PM EDT

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A Dutch woman charged seven years ago with raising money for the Somali terrorist group al-Shabab has been extradited to the U.S. to face trial. Farhia Hassan, 38, made an initial appearance Friday in U.S. District Court in Alexandria after being...

Dutch court convicts Iranian refugee on terror charges

Oct. 27, 2021 10:33 AM EDT

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A court in the Netherlands convicted an Iranian refugee Wednesday of preparing and financing terror attacks in his homeland targeting the Iranian government and its supporters. The 42-year-old man was sentenced to four years imprisonment. ...

Man guilty of posting bomb instructions for terrorists

Oct. 25, 2021 19:20 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — A South Florida man has been convicted of posting bomb-making instructions on the internet for people who he believed were Islamic terrorists. Samuel Baptiste, 29, pleaded guilty Friday in Miami federal court to attempting to provide material support to...

Turkish lira continues to slide after interest rate cut

Oct. 22, 2021 07:16 AM EDT

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Turkish lira continued to slide and reached a record low against the U.S. dollar Friday, a day after the Central Bank sharply cut interest rates. It was another hit after a global financial watchdog placed Turkey on a list of countries to monitor for money...

Turkey, Jordan, Mali added to global financial watch list

Oct. 21, 2021 14:51 PM EDT

An international organization that monitors and sets guidelines to protect against money laundering and terrorism financing added Turkey, Jordan and Mali to its watch list Thursday. The Paris-based Financial Action Task Force's “gray list” calls for increased scrutiny...

Islamic State figure charged with supporting terrorist group

Oct. 02, 2021 10:43 AM EDT

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A leading Islamic State media figure and foreign fighter has been charged in U.S. federal court in Virginia with conspiring to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization resulting in death, federal officials said Saturday. ...