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Former Republican Rep. Mark Deli Siljander, center, his wife Nancy, left, and members of his legal team leave federal court in Kansas City. Siljander, accused of accepting stolen funds on behalf of a Missouri charity with alleged terrorism ties, is among five men being sentenced in the case Wednesday in federal court in Kansas City.

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Ex-congressman sentenced in terror funding case

A former Michigan congressman and U.S. delegate to the United Nations has been sentenced to a year and one day in prison for lobbying for a Missouri-based Islamic charity that had been identified as a global terrorist organization.

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