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US Citizen Accused of Gambian Coup Involvement Denied Bail

A man arrested in the United States in connection with a failed West African coup will remain behind bars as his case proceeds, at least for the moment. A judge in the northern state of Minnesota said Thursday that Papa Faal, 46, was a flight risk. Prosecutors said Faal bought and shipped weapons to Gambia before traveling to the tiny West African nation to take part in an unsuccessful coup attempt December 30 against President Yahya Jammeh. Faal and another U.S. citizen of Gambian...

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