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In Last Debate, Trump Suggests He May Reject Election Results

Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump and Democratic U.S. presidential nominee Hillary Clinton finish their third and final 2016 presidential campaign debate at UNLV in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S., October 19, 2016.      REUTERS/Mike Blake

By Steve Holland and Amanda Becker LAS VEGAS (Reuters) – Republican candidate Donald Trump on Wednesday suggested he might reject the outcome of the Nov. 8 U.S. presidential election if he loses, a possibility his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton called “horrifying.” In their third and final presidential debate, Trump said he would wait to decide […]

U.S. Military Strikes Yemen After Missile Attacks On U.S. Navy Ship

A still image from video released October 13, 2016 shows U.S. military launching cruise missile strikes from U.S. Navy destroyer USS Nitze to knock out three coastal radar sites in areas of Yemen controlled by Houthi forces.     REUTERS/DIVIDS via Reuters TV

By Phil Stewart WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. military launched cruise missiles on Thursday against three coastal radar sites in areas of Yemen controlled by Iran-aligned Houthi forces, after failed missile attacks this week on a U.S. Navy destroyer, U.S. officials said. Yemen’s Houthi movement condemned the strikes and Iran announced it had sent two […]

Clinton Opposition To Asia Trade Pact ‘Close Call’: Hacked Emails

U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton listens to former Vice President Al Gore talk about climate change at a rally at Miami Dade College in Miami, Florida, U.S. October 11, 2016. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

By Amanda Becker NEW YORK (Reuters) – Hillary Clinton’s campaign was worried about the “hard balance” she would need to strike as the presidential candidate prepared to oppose a Pacific trade pact championed by President Barack Obama that she once supported, according to emails published on Tuesday by WikiLeaks. WikiLeaks released its latest batch of […]

Trump Steps Up Attacks On U.S. House Speaker, Says ‘Shackles’ Are Off

Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Ambridge, Pennsylvania, October 10, 2016.   REUTERS/Mike Segar

By John Whitesides and Susan Heavey WASHINGTON (Reuters) – White House candidate Donald Trump stepped up his attacks against U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan on Tuesday, calling him a weak and ineffective leader but saying his campaign “shackles” were off now that Ryan and other establishment Republicans have abandoned him. The day after Ryan, the […]

Chinese National Sentenced to Prison for Conspiracy to Steal Trade Secrets

Department of Justice

Mo Hailong, a/k/a Robert Mo, 46, a Chinese national, was sentenced to 36 months in prison for conspiracy to steal trade secrets. Mo Hailong was also ordered to serve three years of supervised release following his term of imprisonment and was ordered to pay restitution in an amount to be determined at a later date. […]

Majority Of Americans Say Clinton Won First Debate Against Trump; Reuters/Ipsos Poll

By Chris Kahn NEW YORK (Reuters) – A majority of Americans say Democrat Hillary Clinton won Monday night’s presidential debate, but her performance doesn’t appear to have immediately boosted her support among likely voters, according to a Reuters/Ipsos national tracking poll released on Wednesday. The online poll, which gathered responses from more than 2,000 people […]

Gov. Branstad joins letter from 7 Midwestern Governors in sending letter to EPA Administrator McCarthy

Iowa Governor Terry Branstad (R) at a campaign stop in Pella, Iowa on Thursday.

Governors of ethanol-producing states collectively join together urging elimination of regulatory hurdle to expand opportunities for E15 and mid-level ethanol blends (DES MOINES) – Gov. Terry Branstad, along with Gov. Mark Dayton (D-MN), Gov. Jack Dalrymple (R-ND), Gov. Dennis Daugaard (R-SD), Gov. Pete Ricketts (R-NE), Gov. Sam Brownback (R-KS) and Gov. Jay Nixon (D-MO) today […]

U.S. Pays Tribute To 9/11 Victims 15 Years After The Attacks

A woman places her hand over a name on the memorial at the National September 11 Memorial and Museum in Lower Manhattan in New York City, U.S., September 9, 2016.  REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

By Melissa Fares NEW YORK (Reuters) – Americans commemorated the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on Sunday with the recital of the names of the dead, tolling church bells and a tribute in lights at the site where New York City’s massive twin towers collapsed. As classical music drifted across the 9/11 […]

Trump In TV Event With Clinton, Says Putin Better Leader Than Obama

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks at the Union League of Philadelphia in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. September 7, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Segar

By Steve Holland and Jeff Mason NEW YORK (Reuters) – Donald Trump declared on Wednesday that Russia’s Vladimir Putin had been a better leader than U.S. President Barack Obama, as the Republican presidential nominee used a televised forum to argue he was best equipped to reassert America’s global leadership. Trump suggested at the event in […]

How “Stop Trump” Failed To Halt The Republican Front-runner

Republican U.S. presidential candidate and businessman Donald Trump waves after speaking to supporters after his rival, Senator Ted Cruz, dropped out of the race for the Republican nomintion following the results of the Indiana state primary, at Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York, U.S., May 3, 2016. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

By Michelle Conlin and Steve Holland (Reuters) – Republican John Hammond III had made no secret of his distaste for Donald Trump and his desire to halt his march to the party’s presidential nomination, telling the Indianapolis Star newspaper in March that the mogul was “unfit” to lead the country. But the Republican National Committee […]


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