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December 4, 2012

10 Things to Know for Tuesday


Associated Press

— Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and stories that will be talked about Tuesday:

Obama warns Assad not to use them — or “there will be consequences.”

House Republicans deliver a $2.2 trillion counteroffer to the White House. Among other things, it calls for raising the eligibility age for Medicare.

A huge march and general strike planned for Tuesday raise new fears of unrest.

Americans just might rival their British cousins in their excitement over the royal news.

Its vow to build thousands of new homes in West Bank settlements is met with condemnation in Europe and the U.S.

Internet powerhouses are accused of incorporating in places like Ireland and Luxembourg — so they can avoid paying hundreds of millions in taxes in places like Germany, Britain and Italy.

More cases of flu than normal are being reported in several states. Such upticks usually don’t happen until after Christmas.

Thirty-five years into its journey, NASA’S Voyager 1 spacecraft remains on track to become the first manmade object to exit the solar system.

The best film of 2012? Kathryn Bigelow’s “Zero Dark Thirty,” the New York Film Critics Circle says.

A Twitter storm follows comments by NBC’s Bob Costas during “Sunday Night Football” supporting gun control.