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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — An attorney for the wife of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell says during the couple's corruption trial that their marriage was broken and the former first lady developed a crush on a businessman who gave the McDonnells gifts and ...more

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ST. LOUIS (AP) — A 3,200-year-old mummy mask at the center of a years-long custody battle will stay at the St. Louis Art Museum now that the U.S. government is giving up its effort to reclaim it for Egypt.U.S. Attorney Richard Callahan said Tues ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Argentina's finance secretary has come to New York to join talks aimed at avoiding that country's second default in 13 years.Finance Secretary Pablo Lopez arrived Tuesday morning with other representatives of the South American n ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock-market indexes were mixed in early afternoon trading as investors waited for a batch of key economic reports later this week. Earnings reports and corporate news drove trading in individual stocks. Major indexes in Europe and ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — China's ruling Communist Party announced an investigation into a feared ex-security chief on Tuesday, demonstrating President Xi Jinping's firm grip on power and breaking a longstanding taboo against publicly targeting the country's topm ...more

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Corning Inc. has donated $1.8 million in high-tech components for a telescope a private group wants to launch into space.The not-for-profit BoldlyGo Institute wants to put its ASTRO-1 telescope in orbit by the mid-2020s. Obta ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — China's anti-monopoly agency announced an investigation Tuesday of Microsoft Corp., stepping up regulatory pressure on foreign technology companies.The State Administration for Industry and Commerce said it opened a case in June a ...more

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NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut woman whose 15-month-old son died this month after her husband left him in a car on a hot day said Tuesday he is an amazing father and that she forgives him.Lindsey Rogers-Seitz, of Ridgefield, said Kyle Sei ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration's chief nuclear negotiator refused Tuesday to provide a hard deadline for a deal with Iran to prevent it from developing nuclear weapons. She vowed to consult with Congress before suspending more economic sanc ...more

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BRUSSELS (AP) — Frustrated by the apparent ineffectiveness of previous sanctions and outraged by the deaths of 298 people aboard the Malaysia Airlines plane downed over eastern Ukraine, the European Union adopted tough new economic sanctions against Ru ...more