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The Latest: Clinton seen at hotel, probably in debate prep

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the 2016 presidential campaign (all times EDT): 4:30 p.m. Hillary Clinton appears to be preparing for the first presidential debate at a Westchester hotel near her home in Chappaqua, New York. Clinton was spotted … Continue reading

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China's Li seeks new tack in ties with Cuba

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang called for deepening cooperation with Cuba on biotechnology, renewable energy, computers, home appliances, and farm machinery, as well as in culture, education and tourism (AFP Photo/Lars Hagberg) More Havana (AFP) – Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on … Continue reading

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Text of Obama's remarks at museum dedication

WASHINGTON (AP) — Text of President Barack Obama’s remarks on Saturday at the dedication of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, as provided by the White House. ___ James Baldwin once wrote, “For while the tale of … Continue reading

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Gabon at UN urges support following Bongo's re-election

People hold a banner and photos during a demonstration of Gabonese associations in Marseille, southern France on September 24, 2016 to protest against the validation of reelection of Gabon’s president Ali Bongo (AFP Photo/Anne-Christine Poujoulat) More United Nations (United States) … Continue reading

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Netanyahu to meet Clinton and Trump during U.S. visit: sources

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivers remarks at the Hudson Institute’s Herman Kahn Award Ceremony at the Plaza Hotel in Manhattan, New York, U.S., September 22, 2016. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly More JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who is … Continue reading

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Are tougher rules needed to save the elephant?

It’s nearly 30 years since a worldwide ban was imposed on the sale of elephant ivory in an effort to protect the vulnerable animal from poaching.  But now, Namibia and Zimbabwe want it lifted so they can sell their vast stockpiles of … Continue reading

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Clinton server tech told FBI of colleagues' worries about system

By Jonathan Allen NEW YORK (Reuters) – A technician hired by Hillary Clinton to run the private email system she used while U.S. secretary of state told investigators he tried to pass on colleagues’ concerns that the system might not … Continue reading

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Campaign mega-donors spill on why they open their wallets

A small group of campaign super-donors agreed that the campaign finance system in the U.S. needs reform, but said in the meantime, they are following the rules of the current system and using their donations to fund campaigns that advance causes they … Continue reading

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'No camps in France,' vows Hollande, under rightwing pressure

Tours (France) (AFP) – President Francois Hollande, under pressure from the right wing, on Saturday stepped up his pledge to combat illegal migration, vowing to dismantle a squalid settlement near Calais and prevent similar camps from becoming established in France. … Continue reading

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US: First African American museum opens its doors

The first national US museum devoted exclusively to African American history and culture has officially opened in Washington DC. African American history: Key moments through music US President Obama and his wife, first lady Michelle Obama, opened the new museum … Continue reading

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