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News Minute: Here is the latest Alabama news from The Associated Press at 8:40 a.m. CDT

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump has spoken with advisers about firing Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Trump continues to rage against Sessions' decision to recuse himself from all matters related to the Russia investigation. The president's anger again bubbled into public view Monday as he referred to Sessions in a tweet as "beleaguered." Privately, Trump has speculated aloud to allies in recent days about the potential consequences of firing Sessions.

JEMISON, Ala. (AP) - A woman has been charged with murder in the fatal shooting of another woman at a gas station in Alabama. AL.com reports that a 32-year-old woman was arrested Monday after Jemison police found the 22-year-old victim with a fatal gunshot wound inside a vehicle at a Chevron gas station on Chilton County Road 42.

RUSSELLVILLE, Ala. (AP) - Authorities say a 7-year-old girl in Alabama ran to get help when her 14-year-old sister was being raped. Franklin County Sheriff Shannon Oliver tells local media the incident happened Wednesday night at a Russellville trailer park. The girls were with a family member who was having company over to drink and use methamphetamine.

BRENT, Ala. (AP) - Authorities say an Alabama prison guard is in stable condition after he was stabbed by an inmate during lunch. Alabama Department of Corrections spokesman Bob Horton said 36-year-old Wendell Tyrell Jones used a makeshift weapon to stab the guard from behind in the dining hall at Bibb County Correctional Facility.

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