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Minnesota man pleads guilty in Gambia coup attempt — MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A Minnesota man pleaded guilty Thursday to charges stemming from last month's failed attempt to overthrow the government in the West African nation of Gambia. Faal, a dual citizen of the U.S. and Gambia and former member of the U.S.
Jan 30, 2015

Minnesota man pleads guilty to charges stemming from failed coup attempt in Gambia.

Lawmaker wants to keep sex offenders from living near kids — The bill would bar high-risk sex offenders from residing within 300 feet of a school, day care, playground, park, athletic field or any facility that primarily serves minors. According to a state budget agency, typically one person under 18 is registered as a high-risk sex offender every year.
Jan 29, 2015

RT @alisonnoon: In other news, Rep @EssmannJeff wants to keep high-risk sex offenders from living near kids #mtleg

New Canaan man gets 13 years for Ponzi scheme — Four years after pleading guilty to five charges stemming from what prosecutors call the largest Ponzi scheme uncovered in Connecticut, the former owner and operator of several Stamford-based hedge funds was sentenced to 13 years in federal prison on Thursday.