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A waste of money? Trump's border wall falling flat in Arizona: Reuters/Ipsos poll

NEW YORK Donald Trump rode to the top of the Republican ticket promising a "big, beautiful, powerful" border wall with Mexico to stop the flow of undocumented immigrants. Along that border, however, Americans are more likely to call the wall a "waste of money", according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll.

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Iran's president says U.S. election offers only bad or worse choice

DUBAI Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday the choice offered to voters in the U.S. presidential election was between "bad and worse" and that harsh exchanges in the debates pointed to a lack of morality in America, Tehran's arch adversary.

Battle for Aleppo intensifies after ceasefire ends

BEIRUT The battle for control of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo intensified on Sunday with air strikes, ground offensives and shelling, the morning after a resurgence in fighting ended a Russian ceasefire, a monitor and rebel groups said.

World, Russia, Syria 4:03am EDT

Saudi Arabia looks to Russia to boost non-OPEC cooperation

RIYADH Saudi Arabia's Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said on Sunday he had invited his Russian counterpart Alexander Novak to meet Gulf Arab energy ministers in Riyadh as part of efforts to cooperate with non-OPEC members to stabilize the oil market.

Russia, Saudi Arabia 9:17am EDT

Cubs to meet Indians in World Series

The Chicago Cubs dispatched the Los Angeles Dodgers with power and pitching on Saturday to win the National League pennant and reach their first World Series in 71 years. | Video

Sports, U.S. 4:34am EDT

Egyptians losing patience with Sisi as economy deteriorates

CAIRO A cartoon which appeared on social media shows a drowning Egyptian, only his hand protruding from the depths, waving for help. The next strips show President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi diving in, taking the drowning man's watch and turning away.

Egypt, World 7:19am EDT

Dozens of demonstrators arrested at North Dakota pipeline

More than 80 protesters were arrested on Saturday after clashing with police near a pipeline construction site in North Dakota, according to the local sheriff's department, which said pepper spray was used on some demonstrators.