Netanyahu to use Congress' bully pulpit to assail Iran talks
WASHINGTON (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is seizing the bully pulpit of Congress to warn of the danger of trusting Iran curb its nuclear ambitions, even as President Barack Obama's negotiators continue talking with the Iranians Tuesday in hopes of closing a deal this month.
Fierce clashes outside Iraq's Tikrit after new offensive
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi troops fought on Tuesday with Islamic State extremists south of the militant-held city of Tikrit but their offensive to retake Saddam Hussein's hometown was slowed by roadside bombs, local officials said.
Body-camera maker has financial ties to police chiefs
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Taser International, the stun-gun maker emerging as a leading supplier of body cameras for police, has cultivated financial ties to police chiefs whose departments have bought the recording devices, raising a host of conflict-of-interest questions.
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Mourners view body of slain opposition leader Boris Nemtsov
MOSCOW (AP) — One by one, thousands of mourners and dignitaries filed past the white-lined coffin of slain Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov on Tuesday, many offering flowers as they paid their last respects to one of the most prominent figures of Russia's beleaguered opposition.
Airlines move to better track planes a year after Flight 370
NEW YORK (AP) — At 656,000 pounds fully loaded and the length of six school buses, the Boeing 777-200ER is hard to miss.
Concerns over drug prompt delay of Georgia woman's execution
JACKSON, Ga. (AP) — Citing concerns about the drug to be used in a lethal injection, corrections officials in Georgia postponed the execution of the state's only female death row inmate for the second time in a week.
O'Malley won't seek Mikulski seat, keeps White House option
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley said Tuesday he will not seek the Senate seat of retiring Sen. Barbara Mikulski, keeping open his option of running for president in a Democratic primary likely to include Hillary Rodham Clinton.
Drew Peterson back in court in murder-for-hire plot
CHESTER, Ill. (AP) — The former suburban Chicago police officer convicted of killing his third wife and suspected in his fourth spouse's disappearance is returning to court on charges of trying to hire someone to kill the prosecutor who helped put him in state prison.
Villarica volcano erupts in southern Chile, thousands flee
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — One of South America's most active volcanos erupted early Tuesday in southern Chile, spewing heavy smoke into the air as lava surged down its slopes, prompting authorities to evacuate thousands of people.
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