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NEW YORK (AP) — Lawyers are poised to make opening statements in the trial of an Egyptian Islamic preacher charged with conspiring to support al-Qaida in part by trying to open a training camp in Oregon.
NEW YORK (AP) — A wealthy hotel executive and Democratic fundraiser who supported Hilary Clinton for president pleaded guilty Thursday to charges he secretly funneled more than $180,000 in illegal campaign contributions to three unnamed candidates and coached someone to lie about it.
NEW YORK (AP) — Longtime New York political powerhouse Basil (BAZ'-uhl) Paterson has died.
His family says Paterson died at Mount Sinai Hospital on Wednesday night, 11 days short of his 88th birthday.
Paterson served as a state senator, deputy New York City mayor and New York's first black secretary of state.