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Donald Trump Says He Will Accept the Election Results—if He Wins

TIME 231 sources

Trump has repeatedly decried the election as "rigged." There is no evidence to support his assertion

UPDATE 9-Duterte aligns Philippines with China, says U.S. has lost

Reuters / World 151 sources

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte announced his "separation" from the United States on Thursday, declaring that it had "lost". Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

Trump faces new claim of 'inappropriate' touching

Sky News 47 sources

A woman has said she felt "intimidated" when Donald Trump allegedly touched her inappropriately at the US Open in 1998.

U.S. service member killed by bomb blast in northern Iraq

A U.S. service member was killed Thursday by a roadside bomb blast while aiding the Iraqi-led operation to recapture the city of Mosul from Islamic State militants, the Pentagon said.

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The mysterious 'Planet Nine' might be causing the whole solar system to wobble

Chicago Tribune 23 sources

The massive hypothetical object, which supposedly looms at the edge of our solar system, has been invoked to explain the strange clustering of objects in the Kuiper belt and the unusual way they orbit the Sun. Now Planet Nine predictors…


Inspector General says EPA waited too long to intervene in Flint water crisis

MLive.com 24 sources

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency should have acted sooner to warn Flint residents that their drinking water was contaminated with lead, the agency's Office of Inspector General says.


Snoopy, Peanuts gang, cut loose by MetLife as it retools biz

CTV News / Business 49 sources

Snoopy's out. After 31 years as the face of insurance giant MetLife Inc., the company said Thursday that it is launching a new global branding effort, marking the end of a long relationship with Charlie Brown's beagle and the Peanuts crew.


Mosul advance 'quicker' than expected

Sky News / World 118 sources

The battle to oust Islamic State extremists from Mosul is going "more quickly than we thought," the Iraqi PM has said.

The Latest: Kaine blasts Trump on Russia, election remarks

SFGate 18 sources

Tim Kaine says Republican Donald Trump is willing to defend Russian President Vladimir Putin, but won't stand up for American democracy.


Day after debate, Trump, Clinton square off again at roast

ABC27.com 19 sources

Bitter presidential rivals Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have one more face-to-face showdown before Election Day. And they're supposed to…

Milwaukee police officer who fatally shot Sylville Smith arrested after sexual assault allegation

Police say they were told about the allegation while protests were still occurring after the fatal shooting.


Video: Philippine president announces 'separation' from US

Madison.com / News 151 sources

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday announced his "separation" from the United States, expressing his desire for the Philippines to become more dependent on China.

Strip 'billionaire spiv' Green of knighthood - MPs

Sky News 68 sources

Disgraced tycoon Sir Philip Green was denounced as a "billionaire spiv", a "Napoleon" and a "Robert Maxwell" by MPs as they approved an amendment to have him stripped of his knighthood.


'Nasty Woman' and 'Bad Hombres': Top Debate Moments

NBC News / Politics 33 sources

Here are the highlights from the third and final presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump in Las Vegas.


Sir Philip Green like 'Napoleon and Maxwell'

Sky News 32 sources

MPs have compared tycoon Sir Philip Green to Napoleon and Robert Maxwell as they debated stripping him of his knighthood.

ECB Leaves Stimulus Unchanged as Decision Deadline for QE Looms

Bloomberg / News 57 sources

The European Central Bank kept its quantitative-easing program and interest rates unchanged as suspense builds up over a possible extension of bond-buying later this year. The Governing Council left the main refinancing rate at zero, the…


Global stocks rise as Clinton, Trump argue economic policy

Global stocks mostly gained Thursday after U.S. presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump debated economic policy. Investors were awaiting the outcome of a European Central Bank meeting. KEEPING SCORE: … Click to Continue »


Iraqi special forces join battle to retake Mosul from Isis

The Guardian / US 195 sources

Fight for Iraq’s second-largest city intensifies as elite troops launch pre-dawn advance on nearby town


Strike enters 2nd day at 14 Pennsylvania state universities

Times Union / News 126 sources

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Professors at 14 Pennsylvania state universities are expected to hit the picket lines again Thursday as their strike enters its second day.


North Korea has another missile launch failure, U.S. military says

CBS News 131 sources

A Pentagon spokesman said the U.S. "strongly condemns" the attempted launch of Musudan intermediate-range ballistic missile


Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton clash on policy, personality in final debate

Washington Times 1121 sources

LAS VEGAS — Hillary Clinton accused Donald Trump of being "a puppet" for Russian President Vladimir Putin and urged voters to send a signal in this presidential election by rejecting the kind of candidate who has been accused of demeaning…


Attorney general leads criminal probe of Wells Fargo bank

The Denver Post 81 sources

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's attorney general is conducting a criminal investigation into whether employees at San Francisco-based Wells Fargo bank committed false impersonation and identity theft in the sales practices scandal…

Wednesday, Oct 19

Faculty on strike at Pennsylvania’s 14 state universities

ABC27.com 126 sources

Faculty at Pennsylvania's 14 state-owned universities are on strike for the first time in the system's 34-year history.

Election Officials Dispute Trump's Claims of 'Rigged' Election

ABC News 232 sources

Making a coordinated attempt to manipulate results is difficult, officials say.

Ecuador : We 'temporarily restricted' Assange's Internet access

USA TODAY / News 244 sources

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's Internet service was cut Monday.

Debate gives Trump a last big chance to sway voters before November 8

Reuters 818 sources

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton go head to head on Wednesday night in a third and final debate as Trump tries to reverse momentum in an election that polls show is tilting…

Tuesday, Oct 18

'Stop Whining': Obama Rejects Trump's 'Rigged' Election Claims

NBC News 232 sources

President Barack Obama on Tuesday downplayed Donald Trump's suggestion that November's election is 'rigged,' and said the GOP nominee needs to toughen up.

Billy Bush is out at 'Today'

USA TODAY 143 sources

NBC cuts him for his role in toxic Trump tape.

Iraqi forces converge on Mosul in decisive battle for Iraq's second city

The Guardian / US 805 sources

British, US and French special forces and paratroopers support push by peshmerga from east and Iraqi army from south

Trump's 'Rigged Election' Claims Raise Historical Alarms

NBC News 197 sources

Trump's warnings that fraud could hand the election to Hillary Clinton not only are unprecedented, but they could also do long-term harm, experts say.

Monday, Oct 17

Trump charges U.S. election results being rigged 'at many polling places'

Reuters 225 sources

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump dug deeper in his efforts to cast doubt on the legitimacy of the U.S. election, saying on Twitter on Sunday that he believed the results were being "rigged" at many…

Republican headquarters in North Carolina firebombed

NY Daily News 183 sources

A local Republican headquarters in North Carolina was victim to an overnight firebomb attack, police said.

Iraq Launches Offensive to Retake Mosul From ISIS

NBC News 418 sources

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi announced the start of Mosul offensive on Iraq State TV. Iraqi forces had already circled the country's second-largest city and cut off any supply — or escape — routes that the ISIS fighters holed-up in…

U.S., England mulling over sanctions against Syria, Russia

ABC27.com / News 108 sources

The United States and Britain say they're considering new economic sanctions on the Syrian and Russian governments because of their conduct …

Sunday, Oct 16

Olympian's 15-Year-Old Daughter Shot, Killed

NBC News / News 184 sources

Trinity Gay was injured in a shootout between two vehicles in a restaurant parking lot early Sunday, police said in a statement.

Trump Challenges Clinton to Drug Test Before Final Debate

NBC News 197 sources

The comments cap off an unpredictable several days in which Trump was forced to defend himself against a barrage of allegations by women.

Johnson: Assad and Russians can't win Syria war

Sky News 108 sources

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has said Syrian President Bashar al Assad and the Russians cannot win the war in Syria.

Poll: Clinton Holds 11-Point Lead

NBC News 47 sources

Hillary Clinton is ahead of Donald Trump by double digits with just over three weeks until Election Day, according to an NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll conducted entirely after the second TV debate. By contrast, Barack Obama's margin of…

Saturday, Oct 15

Summer Zervos: Apprentice contestant claims Trump kissed and groped her

The Guardian / US 134 sources

Latest accuser recounts two separate incidents of alleged sexual assault when she met Republican nominee in private to discuss job opportunities

Former "Apprentice" accuses Trump of sexual misconduct

CBS News 181 sources

Summer Zervos says Trump kissed and groped her at the Beverly Hills Hotel nine years ago

Nearly 200 Nations Agree to Reduce Greenhouse Gases

Voice of America 222 sources

Nearly 200 of the world's nations have reached a historic agreement to reduce greenhouse gases used in refrigerators and air conditioners; a major step in the fight against climate change.

Kansas men charged in car-bomb plot targeting Somali immigrants

NY Daily News 160 sources

Three Kansas men from a militia cell called “the Crusaders” plotted to bomb a mosque and apartment complex, according to the feds.