Minn. man Shezanne Cassim home after being held 9 months in UAE

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Shezanne Cassim, left, laughs after his attorney, Susan Burns answered a reporter's question after he arrived at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport in Minneapolis on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014. Cassim had been held in a maximum security prison since June 2013 in the United Arab Emirates for a parody video that was posted online. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

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An American man returned to Minnesota on Thursday after spending nine months in prison in the United Arab Emirates for his role in making and posting online a satirical video about youth culture in Dubai.

Shezanne Cassim, 29, of Woodbury, Minn., told reporters that he did nothing wrong and that there was nothing illegal about the video. (AP)

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