Honduran President Got $1M from El Chapo, US Says

And El Chapo makes three. The trial of a Honduran congressman charged with cocaine trafficking opened Wednesday with a U.S. prosecutor saying that Mexico’s most famous drug lord “personally delivered $1 million” for the congressman’s brother, who is president of Honduras.

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Texas Accuses Johnson & Johnson of Opioid-Related Fraud

One week after Oklahoma won $572 million in a case against pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson for its role in the opioid crisis, Texas filed a nearly identical Medicaid fraud lawsuit against the company Wednesday claiming its sales representatives misled doctors about the addiction risks of the Duragesic opioid pain patch.

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