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'When there are no ceilings, the sky's the limit'

PHILADELPHIA - Hillary Clinton accepted the Democratic Party's nomination for president, becoming the first woman to do so. In her speech, she expressed optimism about the nation's future and said of rival Donald Trump: 'A man you can bait with a tweet is not a man we can trust with nuclear weapons.'

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Pope, at Auschwitz, asks God to forgive 'so much cruelty'

OSWIECIM, Poland Hunched on a bench near the gate to the Auschwitz death camp site in Poland, Pope Francis prayed silently on Friday in tribute to 1.5 million people, most of them Jews, gassed there by Nazi occupiers during World War Two.

Ireland jails three top bankers over 2008 banking meltdown

DUBLIN Three senior Irish bankers were jailed on Friday for up to three-and-a-half years for conspiring to defraud investors in the most prominent prosecution arising from the 2008 banking crisis that crippled the country's economy.

Bezos passes Buffett, becomes third-richest person: Forbes

Jeff Bezos, the founder and chief executive of Amazon.com Inc , has become the world's third-richest person as of the market close for the first time, Forbes magazine said, passing Warren Buffett, the chairman and chief executive of Berkshire Hathaway Inc .

Euro zone economic growth slows in quarter before Brexit

BRUSSELS Economic growth in the euro zone slowed in the second quarter as uncertainty before the British vote to leave the European Union swirled, data showed on Friday, and economists said it could be a sign of future weaker growth.



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