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IG: IRS paid $6 billion in bogus child tax credits

WASHINGTON (AP) — The IRS paid at least $6 billion in child tax credits in 2013 to people who weren't eligible to receive them, a government investigator said Tuesday.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 December 2014

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Lima climate talks set for record carbon footprint

LIMA, Peru (AP) — The current U.N. climate talks will be the first to neutralize all the greenhouse gas pollution they generate, offset by host country Peru's protection of forest at three different reserves, organizers say.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 December 2014

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Citigroup to take $3.5 billion charge this quarter

NEW YORK (AP) — Citigroup said Tuesday that it will incur charges of $3.5 billion in the fourth quarter to cover legal and restructuring costs.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 December 2014

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Why areas with good jobs have hard-to-afford homes

WASHINGTON (AP) €” It's the new career trade-off:

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 December 2014

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Mother, 2 young sons among 6 dead in plane crash

 

GAITHERSBURG, Md. (AP) — Residents of a suburban community adjacent to a small, regional airport said they don't give much thought to the jets that fly over their homes daily.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 December 2014

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With exceptions, new policy widens profiling ban

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration released racial profiling guidelines for federal law enforcement agencies on Monday. The new policy broadens existing decade-old guidance on profiling, but contains significant exceptions that trouble some advocacy groups for minorities.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 December 2014

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US prepares for security risks from torture report

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — American embassies, military units and other U.S. interests are preparing for possible security threats related to the release of a report on the CIA's harsh interrogation techniques at secret overseas facilities after the 9/11 terror attacks.

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Federal autopsy released in Ferguson shooting

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A federal autopsy in the Ferguson police shooting reached similar conclusions to those performed by local officials and a private examiner hired by 18-year-old Michael Brown's family, documents show.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 December 2014

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