Terrorism funding

FILE - In this Nov. 2, 2016, file photo, the FBI's J. Edgar Hoover headquarter building in Washington. An FBI terrorism investigation that concluded last week with a 20-year prison sentence is atypical since it involves a defendant in the United States receiving funds from abroad to commit an attack locally. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)
April 03, 2018 - 12:58 am
BALTIMORE (AP) — It was July 2015 when the FBI, scrambling to contain a surge in Islamic State group propaganda, first visited an Egyptian-American newspaper deliveryman in Maryland. Agents needed to ask Mohamed Elshinawy why his phone number had surfaced in an investigation involving ISIS...
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In this Friday, March 30, 2018 photo released by Susan Clary, Noor Salman, second from right, and her attorneys pose for a photo after Salman was acquitted of lying to the FBI and helping her husband attack the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Fla. The attorneys, Linda Moreno, Fritz Scheller, Charles Swift pose with Salman from left. (Susan Clary via AP)
March 30, 2018 - 11:10 pm
The widow of the gunman who slaughtered 49 people at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, was acquitted Friday of helping to plot the attack and lying to the FBI afterward — a rare and stinging defeat for the U.S. government in a terrorism case. Noor Salman, 31, sobbed upon hearing the jury's...
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Charles Swift, defense attorney for Noor Salman paces outside the Orlando Federal Courthouse, Thursday, March 29, 2018, as the jury deliberates the fate of his client in Orlando, Fla. Jurors in the trial of Salman, accused of aiding her husband's terrorist attack against an Orlando nightclub, later finished deliberating on Thursday without reaching a verdict. (Red Huber/Orlando Sentinel via AP)
March 30, 2018 - 5:51 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the trial of the widow of the Orlando nightclub shooting that killed 49 people in 2016 (all times local): 1:15 p.m. The widow of the gunman who killed 49 people at an Orlando nightclub has walked out of jail after she was acquitted hours earlier in federal court...
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February 23, 2018 - 4:57 pm
PARIS (AP) — The watchdog that monitors global and illicit misuse of funds cited North Korea as a top source of "ongoing and substantial" money laundering and terrorist financing in a report issued Friday, and urged countries to keep North Korea at arm's length and close its banks. The Financial...
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February 16, 2018 - 4:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Pakistan is scrambling to steer clear of a global watch list for terrorism financing, the latest U.S. pressure tactic to get its difficult ally to crack down on militants crossing the border to fight in Afghanistan. The Trump administration has already suspended security...
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January 15, 2018 - 9:49 am
PARIS (AP) — France's finance minister says he wants new regulation targeted at virtual currencies, to stop them from being used for tax evasion, financing terrorism and other crime. Bruno Le Maire said in a sweeping economic speech Monday that he has ordered a former central bank chief to draft...
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December 14, 2017 - 4:09 am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's financial crime intelligence agency on Thursday widened its allegations against the country's largest bank, the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, of failing to comply with measures to prevent money laundering and terrorism financing. The Australian Transaction...
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December 13, 2017 - 4:50 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal judge has agreed to preserve the secret identities of two covert FBI sources who gathered evidence against a man who tried to join al-Qaida-linked fighters in Syria. Federal District Judge Terrence Boyle on Tuesday said an FBI employee known as "Zaydan" and a non-...
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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, left, centre, walks with the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, left, as they review an honour guard during the welcome ceremony prior to the meeting in Doha, Qatar, Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017. Erdogan is in a two day tour in the Middle East, that also took him to Kuwait. (Kayhan Ozer, Pool via AP)
November 15, 2017 - 4:10 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican-led House panel delivered a blunt bipartisan warning to Qatar on Wednesday, backing legislation that would slap sanctions on any countries or individuals providing financial and material support to the Islamic militant group Hamas. The Foreign Affairs Committee passed...
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This undated photo provided by the St. Charles County Department of Corrections in St. Charles, Mo., via KMOV shows Sayfullo Saipov. A man in a rented pickup truck mowed down pedestrians and cyclists along a busy bike path near the World Trade Center memorial on Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017, killing several. Officials who were not authorized to discuss the investigation and spoke on the condition of anonymity identified the attacker as Saipov. (St. Charles County, Mo. Department of Corrections/KMOV via AP)
November 02, 2017 - 12:07 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the deadly truck attack on a bike path near the World Trade Center (all times local): 12 a.m. President Donald Trump says the Uzbek immigrant accused in the truck rampage that left eight people dead in New York City should get the death penalty. Trump made the comments...
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