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Israel's Netanyahu warns Obama against Iran nuclear deal

WASHINGTON - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday against accepting a nuclear deal with Iran that would be a "countdown to a potential nuclear nightmare" by a country that "will always be an enemy of America". | Video

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Democrats scramble to defend Hillary Clinton over email flap

WASHINGTON - Democrats scrambled on Tuesday to contain the fallout from revelations that their favored 2016 presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton, may have violated the spirit of federal records laws by using her personal email for work while secretary of state.

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Three dead as Kiev accuses Ukraine rebels of shelling

KIEV/DONETSK, Ukraine - Three Ukrainian servicemen were killed and nine wounded as pro-Russian rebels shelled government positions despite a ceasefire deal, the military said on Tuesday, announcing Kiev's highest casualty toll in several days.

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Iraqi forces try to seal off Islamic State around Tikrit

BAGHDAD - Thousands of Iraqi soldiers and Shi'ite militiamen sought to seal off Islamic State fighters in Tikrit and nearby towns on Tuesday, the second day of Iraq's biggest offensive yet against a stronghold of the Sunni militants. | Video

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Jury selected to hear Boston Marathon bombing trial

BOSTON - The jury that will hear the trial of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was selected on Tuesday on the eve of opening statements.

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Springleaf to buy Citi's OneMain to become top U.S. subprime lender

- Springleaf Holdings Inc said it would buy Citigroup Inc's OneMain Financial Holdings Inc for $4.25 billion in cash, creating the largest subprime lender in the United States. | Video

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U.S. House to vote on security bill without immigration provisions

WASHINGTON - House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner cleared the way for a vote as soon as Tuesday on a bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security for the rest of the fiscal year, dealing a blow to conservative Republicans who wanted to include language blocking President Barack Obama's immigration actions.