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Japan's Ichiro Suzuki will continue his quest for a 3,000th Major League Baseball hit in Miami next season after inking a new one-year deal with the Marlins on Tuesday. The Marlins, who inked the 10-time All-Star to a one-year deal prior to the 2015 season, had said all along they would be open to bringing him back again.
A former president of the UN General Assembly, John Ashe, was arrested on Tuesday and charged with taking $1.3 million in bribes from Chinese businessmen in a corruption scandal that stunned the world body. Ashe, who served as assembly president for a year from September 2013, allegedly took bribes in exchange for backing a proposed UN conference center in Macau promoted by wealthy Chinese developer Ng Lap Seng. "Among other things, Ashe accepted over $500,000" from Ng who was "seeking to build a multi-billion dollar, UN-sponsored conference center in Macau," the complaint said.
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks paused Tuesday, closing moderately lower after five straight days of gains. DuPont and energy companies rose sharply, but the overall market was weighed down by health-care stocks, especially biotechnology companies.