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Remaining Protesters Cleared Away at Border in Windsor, Ontario

WINDSOR, Ontario (AP/KVRR) – Police cleared away the remaining protesters near the busiest U.S.-Canadian border crossing, ending a demonstration against COVID-19 restrictions that has hurt the economy of both nations. The bridge in Windsor, Ontario, remains closed late Sunday, as a snowstorm hits the area. Windsor police say more than two dozen people were arrested peacefully near the Ambassador Bridge…

Jack Morris suspended indefinitely for using Asian accent during broadcast

Jack Morris apologies before Shohei Otani’s at-bat in the ninth inning. pic.twitter.com/WdCjfyfSvX — Spencer Wheelock (@SpencerWheelock) August 18, 2021 DETROIT (FOX 2) – Detroit Tigers broadcaster and former Minnesota Twins pitcher Jack Morris has been suspended indefinitely while he undergoes bias training. The announcement comes after the Hall of Famer used an Asian accent when discussing Angels player Shohei Ohtani…

Drug pipeline brought ‘tens of millions of dollars’ of narcotics to North Dakota

FARGO – Federal authorities say they are investigating a drug pipeline that involves moving the powerful opioid fentanyl and other painkillers from the Detroit area to three Native American reservations in North Dakota. U.S. Attorney Drew Wrigley says the operation involves “tens of millions of dollars” of narcotics and thus far has targeted 22 defendants from Michigan and eight from…

Fargo Invaders Player Remembered After Fatal Crash

FARGO, N.D. — A player with the Fargo Invaders of the Northern Elite Football League has died in a car crash. The team posting on Facebook on Saturday that Sekou Doukoure did not make it through the night after the crash and sent thoughts and prayers to his family and loved ones. The crash happened late Friday night near his…

Klobuchar Reaches Polling Threshold For September Debate, Still Must Meet Donor Level

She is the eighth candidate to hit the polling requirement

MINNEAPOLIS, MN — Amy Klobuchar has reached the polling threshold to qualify for the Democratic presidential debate in September, though she still needs to reach the donor requirement. Klobuchar got her fourth qualifying poll by getting 4 percent support in the CBS News/YouGov poll of likely Democratic voters in Iowa. Klobuchar will now need to hit 130,000 individual donors. Her…

Minnesota Lawmakers Looking for Harsher Penalties for Genital Cutting of Children

Prosecutors say the girls were brought to Michigan by their mothers

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota lawmakers are moving to levy harsh penalties on parents who subject their children to genital cutting after a Detroit-area doctor was charged. Dr. Jumana Nagarwala was charged last week with female genital mutilation and other crimes for allegedly performing the procedure on two seven-year-old Minnesota girls. The manager of the clinic and his wife…

Doctor Accused of Genital Mutilation with Minnesota Girls Makes Plea

Dr. Jumana Nagarwala is charged with six crimes, including conspiracy to bring the girls across state lines

  DETROIT, Mich. — A not-guilty plea has been entered for a Detroit-area doctor charged with performing genital mutilations on two Minnesota girls in a first-of-its-kind case in the United States. Dr. Jumana Nagarwala is charged with six crimes, including conspiracy to bring the girls across state lines. It carries a minimum sentence of 10 years in prison. She is…

Two More People Charged in Genital Mutilation Case

A defense attorney claimed this was a religious ritual

Dr. Fakhruddin Attar Dr. Fakhruddin Attar Jumana Nagarwala Dr. Jumana Nagarwala DETROIT, Mich. — Two more people are being charged for allegedly performing genital mutilation on two Minnesota girls. Dr. Fakhruddin Attar and his wife, Farida Attar, both of Detroit, have been charged with conspiracy. Authorities said the Attars allowed Dr. Jumana Nagarwala to perform genital mutilation on the girls,…

Doctor Charged After Performing Genital Mutilation

Operations Were Performed On Two Young Minnesota Girls

A Detroit-area doctor has been charged with performing genital mutilation on two young girls from Minnesota. Prosecutors say Dr. Jumana Nagarwala was arrested just days after two 7-year-old girls identified her as the person who performed medical procedures on them in February. The FBI says the girls were accompanied to the clinic by their mothers. Female genital mutilation of minors…