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WEEKEND HEADLINES: Somali arrests / Koua Lee Fong freed

Watch for updates throughout the weekend –

Two Minnesota Somali women were charged with aiding al-Shabaab in a new federal indictment released Thursday. Both women were released after a court hearing, and will return to court for further proceedings, according to MPR. The indictment charges Amina Farah Ali, 33, and Hawo Mohamed Hassan, 63, both of Rochester, with sending money to al-Shabaab. Ali talked to MPR about the FBI investigation in July 2009, and said they told her to stop shipping old clothes to refugees: Continue reading

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NEWS DAY | “Rampaging Toyotas” / Plugging the biggest leak / Ordinary people in Minneapolis

“Rampaging Toyotas” were the focus of a Strib story and headline on Koua Fong Lee’s bid for a new trial. Lee, jailed after conviction of criminal vehicular homicide. Witness after witness took the stand to tell of their own Toyota Camry mishaps, and loss of control when brakes failed without warning. Continue reading

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