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Credit Suisse in steep loss after US tax case

Credit Suisse, Switzerland's second-biggest bank, posted a second-quarter net loss of 700 million Swiss francs ($779 million) Tuesday after paying the largest penalty ever imposed in a U.S. criminal tax case.

Turkey: police involved in graft probe detained

Turkish media reports say police have raided homes of police officers overnight and detained dozens who were involved in a corruption probe targeting four former government ministers.

Moscow subway chief fired after 22 killed in crash

Russian news agencies say the head of Moscow's subway system has been fired in the wake of a rush-hour derailment that killed 22 people and injured 136 others.

Jakarta governor Widodo wins Indonesian election

Jakarta governor Joko Widodo, who won the hearts of Indonesians with his common man image, won Indonesia's presidential election with 53 percent of the vote, final results from the Election Commission showed Tuesday.

Evangelical group sets sights on secular Portland

An evangelical Christian group plans to try to convert children as young as 5 at Portland apartment pools, public parks and dozens of other gathering spots this summer — a campaign that's got some residents upset.

Quotations in the News

"I want to thank city retirees and active employees who voted for casting aside the rhetoric and making an informed positive decision about their future and the future of the city." — Detroit emergency manager Kevyn Orr. Workers and retirees approved pension cuts in Detroit's bankruptcy by a landslide, a crucial step to emerging from the largest municipal insolvency in U.S. history

Protesters in Malaysia seek justice from Russia

Protesters marched on the Russian Embassy in Kuala Lumpur on Tuesday, waving placards and demanding justice for victims of the Malaysia Airlines flight that was shot down over Ukraine last week.

Theater shooting lawyers in court to discuss video

Attorneys in the Colorado theater shooting case are returning to court to discuss whether a doctor should be allowed to videotape the second sanity evaluation of defendant James Holmes.

Oil gains further on concerns over Ukraine, Gaza

The price of oil rose above $103 a barrel Tuesday on persisting jitters over the situation in Gaza and the standoff over the shooting down of a Malaysian airliner in Ukraine.

Montana judge to be censured over rape comments

The Montana Supreme Court on Tuesday will publicly reprimand a judge who gave a lenient sentence to a rapist after suggesting the 14-year-old victim shared some of the responsibility for the crime.

Russians fed conspiracy theories on Ukraine crash

An assassination attempt against Russian President Vladimir Putin. A desperate ploy to draw the West into the battle for Ukraine's east. A botched mission to commit mass murder against Russian citizens.

Obama heads off to raise money on the West Coast

Amid a swirl of foreign and border challenges, President Barack Obama is embarking on the one mission that has regularly proved a winner for him — raising money for his fellow Democrats.

VA nominee McDonald goes before Congress

President Barack Obama's choice to lead the beleaguered Veterans Affairs Department is going before the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee for a confirmation hearing as Congress considers a bill to help the next VA leader do his job.

Body of missing S. Korean shipping tycoon found

South Korean police said Tuesday that a badly decomposed body found surrounded by liquor bottles in a field last month was that of a fugitive billionaire businessman blamed for April's ferry disaster that killed more than 300 people.

HIV pills show more promise to prevent infection

There is more good news about HIV treatment pills used to prevent infection in people at high risk of getting the AIDS virus: Follow-up from a landmark study that proved the drug works now shows that it does not encourage risky sex and is effective even if people skip some doses.

Closings set in Ventura's suit over sniper's book

Closing arguments are set in former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura's defamation lawsuit against the estate of "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle.

American Jews, other 'lone soldiers' serve Israel

The two Americans killed in fighting in the Gaza Strip followed in the footsteps of scores of Jews from around the world who have volunteered to fight for Israel.

Dad: Boys charged in homeless deaths once homeless (VIDEO)

A man who says he is the father of two of three teens charged with fatally beating two homeless men says that they too were once homeless, and he has no idea what prompted the brutal Friday night attack that police say left the victims unrecognizable.

Suicide bomber kills 4 foreign guards in Kabul

A suicide bomber on a motorcycle targeted a police compound housing foreign advisers in Kabul on Tuesday, killing four foreign security guards and wounding six, Afghan officials said.

Australia wants security job for wronged countries

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Tuesday countries that have been "so wronged" should take responsibility for securing the crime scene where the Malaysian jetliner was shot down in Ukraine.

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