NATO denounces Russian incursion into Turkish airspace

ISTANBUL - The United States and NATO denounced Russia on Monday for violating Turkish airspace and Ankara threatened to respond, reporting two incursions in two days and raising the prospect of direct confrontation between the former Cold War adversaries. | Video

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DuPont CEO Kullman steps down; veteran executive Breen named interim CEO

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Big U.S. firms hold $2.1 trillion overseas to avoid taxes: study

WASHINGTON - The 500 largest American companies hold more than $2.1 trillion in accumulated profits offshore to avoid U.S. taxes and would collectively owe an estimated $620 billion in U.S. taxes if they repatriated the funds, according to a study released on Tuesday.

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Benghazi committee Democrats say they'll release witness transcripts

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK - The Democratic minority on a U.S. congressional committee investigating the attack in Benghazi, Libya, intend to defy the committee's Republican leaders by releasing the transcript of a closed-door interview with a former senior aide to Hillary Clinton, they said on Monday.

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Australia central bank holds rates steady for fifth month

SYDNEY - Australia's central bank left interest rates unchanged on Tuesday for a fifth straight month in a widely expected move and offered no clues to indicate it may change its steady stance any time soon.

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Body found in search for U.S. ship that vanished in hurricane

MIAMI - Missing cargo ship El Faro, hit by powerful Hurricane Joaquin, is believed to have sunk off the Bahamas and one presumed crew member is confirmed dead, the U.S. Coast Guard said on Monday. | Video


In Guatemala mudslide, searchers find dead families huddled together

SANTA CATARINA PINULA, Guatemala - Beneath the mud and rock that engulfed the small Guatemalan town of Santa Catarina Pinula last week, search crews have found entire families who died huddled together after they were buried alive.