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Abdul Razak Ali Artan

US: Ohio attacker Artan had ‘no direct links’ to terror group

The Somali student who plowed his car into a crowd and slashed several people with a knife in Ohio had no ties to terror groups, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said Wednesday. Although Abdul Razak Ali Artan professed support for radical militants on his Facebook page and an Islamic State-linked news agency claimed he was an IS "soldier," Johnson said the probe had not thus far revealed any direct communications between Artan and such groups. "At this point we see no direct links to any terrorist organization,"…