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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has announced his choice of Marine Gen. Joseph Dunford Jr. to be the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.If confirmed by the Senate, the 59-year-old Dunford would become Obama's chief military advi ...more

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WOBURN, Mass. (AP) — Lawyers for an Irish nanny accused of killing a 1-year-old Massachusetts girl in her care two years ago asked a judge Tuesday to release her while authorities review medical evidence in the case.Aisling Brady McCarthy's atto ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate moved ahead Tuesday on a compromise Republican budget that calls for future cuts in spending while immediately boosting Pentagon accounts by an additional $38 billion.The House approved the non-binding blueprint last ...more

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(Reuters) - An Ohio man who walked away from a prison farm in 1959 while serving sentence related to a manslaughter conviction has been arrested in Florida, authorities said on Tuesday. Frank Freshwaters, 79, of Akron, who had been living for ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are moving lower in midday trading following two days of gains that brought the market close to a record high.Vornado Realty Trust slumped 3 percent Tuesday after reporting results that fell short of analysts' forecasts.</ ...more

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HOPE, Ark. (AP) — The other man from Hope is running for president again.Declaring Tuesday that he can bring "the kind of change that truly can get America from hope to higher ground," former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee declared his Republican c ...more

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CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — A newlywed woman who was wounded in the Colorado theater massacre says that when the shooting began, she told her husband she loved him because she feared they wouldn't survive.Denise Axelrod testified Tuesday in James H ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A government watchdog says the IRS issued $5.6 billion in potentially bogus education tax credits in a single year.A new report by the agency's inspector general says the credits were issued to more than 3.6 million taxpayers i ...more

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DUBLIN (AP) — A former Irish Republican Army commander linked to one of the outlawed group's most notorious killings was shot to death at close range Tuesday morning on a street near his home in Belfast, residents and police said.No group claime ...more

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BEIRUT (AP) — A United Nations envoy began a series of low-level consultations Tuesday in Geneva with representatives of the Syrian government and its opponents in the hopes of restarting peace talks.Staffan de Mistura, however, lowered expectat ...more