Weekly Roundup: A Jury Convicts Two for Material Support of Terrorism, Narcotics Traffickers Invest in South Texas, and More

A Minnesota jury found two Somali women guilty Thursday of providing material support to designated terrorist organization al Shabaab. Between September 2008 and July 2010, Amina Farah Ali and Hawo Mohamed Hassan raised money for the terror group by soliciting funds from Somali communities in Minneapolis and other cities, court records show. Once the money was raised, the two women transferred the cash to al Shabaab via money services businesses using fake names to conceal the true beneficiaries. More Narcotics traffickers are investing in restaurants, hotels, meat markets and other businesses in South Texas' Rio Grande Valley, reported Tuesday....