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LONDON (AP) — HSBC, Europe's biggest bank, said Tuesday that pretax profits were up 4 percent to $7.1 billion in the first quarter from a year earlier, even as it beat back increasing regulatory costs.The bank is increasing internal controls aft ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. stock market sank Tuesday, taking a break after a two-day run. Chevron and other oil giants rose as crude oil climbed above $60 a barrel for the first time this year.KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor's 500 index was ...more

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RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Yemen's rebels fired rockets and mortars into Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, killing at least two civilians and reportedly capturing five soldiers in an attack showing the insurgents' ability to launch assaults despite weeks of Sa ...more

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WOBURN, Mass. (AP) — The family of a woman who suffered a brain hemorrhage and died days after an ambulance crew dropped her on her head has been awarded $1.5 million in a wrongful death lawsuit.The Middlesex Superior Court jury ruled Monday in ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic National Committee will host six presidential primary debates, giving long-shot candidates a chance to challenge front-runner Hillary Rodham Clinton.The DNC says each of the four states that hold an early primary ...more

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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

Reuters News - 23 mins ago

(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