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Woman pleads guilty in Alabama to financing terror
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Woman pleads guilty in Alabama to financing terror

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — A woman accused of trying to help al-Qaeda has pleaded guilty in Alabama to a charge of concealing terrorism financing. Federal prosecutors say Alaa Mohd Abusaad entered the plea Friday during a hearing in federal court in Tuscaloosa. Authorities arrested the one-time University of Alabama student last year. Court documents show...

States split by party on accepting Purdue Pharma settlement
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States split by party on accepting Purdue Pharma settlement

By STEVE KARNOWSKI and GEOFF MULVIHILL Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The opioid crisis has hit virtually every pocket of the U.S., from rural towns in deeply conservative states to big cities in liberal-leaning ones. But a curious divide has opened up. The nation’s Republican state attorneys general have, for the most part, lined up...