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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama tapped a highly respected combat commander as his next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Tuesday, signaling that the battles against al-Qaida and Islamic State militants threatening the Middle East and the W ...more

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WOBURN, Mass. (AP) — An Irish nanny charged with killing a 1-year-old Massachusetts girl in her care more than two years ago has been released on bail while authorities review medical evidence.Aisling Brady McCarthy's attorney says she was relea ...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 dead at close range Tuesday morning on a street near his home in Belfast, residents and police said.No group claimed re ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Wells Fargo Bank employees driven by strict sales pressure issued unwanted credit cards and opened unauthorized accounts that charged customers fees and damaged their credit, according to a lawsuit filed by the city of Los Angeles.</ ...more

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EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — A Canadian judge said Tuesday she needs more time to make a decision on whether a former Guantanamo Bay inmate should be released on bail while he appeals his conviction for war crimes in the United States.Court of Appea ...more

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By Julien Pretot PARIS (Reuters) - Astana, the team of Tour de France champion Vincenzo Nibali, retained their World Tour license because they stayed clear of doping scandals this season, the International Cycling Union's (UCI) independent li ...more

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(Reuters) - Shares of Salesforce.com Inc &lt;CRM.N&gt; jumped 6.2 percent in late afternoon trading on Tuesday, after Bloomberg reported that Microsoft Corp &lt;MSFT.O&gt; is evaluating a bid for the cloud software provider. Salesforce shares ...more

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BOSTON (AP) — Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's lawyers called a Russian historian and a psychiatrist to the stand Tuesday in a bid to save the Boston Marathon bomber from the death penalty by portraying him as the product of a dysfunctional family from a turbulent ...more

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Twenty-one members of the Vanderbilt family have written to a preservation group that owns The Breakers, saying its management is exploiting the Gilded Age family mansion and is not fulfilling its commitment to the public trust. ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Jurors deliberating in the 36-year-old missing-child case of Etan Patz said Tuesday they are deadlocked for the second time in 15 days, but a judge told them to keep trying.The jury sent a midday note saying it was still stuck af ...more