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(Reuters) - An armed suspect was holding an unknown number of hostages inside an eastern Pennsylvania volunteer firehouse on Tuesday, officials said. Reports of an armed suspect at the LaMott Fire Company in Cheltenham Township, about 13 mile ...more

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MOSCOW (AP) — As Russian President Vladimir Putin marks 15 years in office, his former long-term allies are questioning his political course and warning of the economic consequences of his aggressive foreign policy.Putin's approval ratings peake ...more

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CAIRO (AP) — Qatar returned its ambassador to Cairo on Tuesday, almost a month after recalling him in response to an Egyptian official accusing the tiny Gulf nation of supporting terrorism.The ambassador was summoned home for consultation after ...more

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BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Transportation unions brought Argentina to a standstill on Tuesday with a one-day national strike to protest income tax rates and high inflation they say is eroding their earnings.Flights were cancelled, schools sh ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — A day after Trevor Noah was declared the new host of "The Daily Show," complete with the blessing of the exiting Jon Stewart, graphic tweets targeting women, Jews and victims of the Ebola virus are causing a social media backlash.<p ...more

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Gov. Mike Pence said Tuesday that he wants legislation on his desk by the end of the week to clarify that a new religious-freedom law does not allow discrimination.Pence said he has been meeting with lawmakers "around ...more

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LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — A senior U.S. official at nuclear talks with Iran says negotiations could go beyond Tuesday's deadline for the outline of an agreement.The official said work on the outline will go on "if we are continuing to make pr ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are edging lower in midday trading, giving back some of their big gains the day before.The Dow Jones industrial average fell 88 points, or 0.5 percent, to 17,887 as of 11:45 a.m. Eastern time Tuesday. The Dow jumped 2 ...more

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CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri judge has refused to reduce the bond of a man accused of shooting two police officers during a rally in Ferguson.Jeffrey Williams is accused of wounding the officers on March 12, during an early-morning rally spark ...more

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NEW YORK (Reuters) - Trevor Noah, the South African comedian chosen to replace Jon Stewart as the new host of the late-night comedy parody, "The Daily Show" was feeling the heat on Twitter on Tuesday for past comments he made about Jews and women. ...more