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Clinton slams Trump for comments on offensive against Islamic State

MANCHESTER, N.H./ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton slammed rival Donald Trump on Monday for saying that the week-old effort to retake the Iraqi city of Mosul from the control of Islamic State was going badly. | Video

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San Diego to South China Sea: U.S. Navy tested new command in latest challenge to China

TOKYO The U.S. Navy destroyer that sailed near Chinese-claimed islands in South China Sea last week was under orders from the Third Fleet headquarters in San Diego, a first aimed at bolstering U.S. maritime power in the region, two sources said.

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Japan shares hit six-mth high, U.S. dollar advances

SYDNEY Japanese shares hit a six-month top on Tuesday as the dollar advanced on the yen, while risk sentiment got a lift after factory surveys in the United States and Europe boasted the best readings of the year so far.

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Islamic State steps up counter-attacks as fighting edges closer to Mosul

BAGHDAD/BARTELLA, Iraq Islamic State expanded its attacks on Monday against the army and Kurdish forces across Iraq, trying to relieve pressure on the militant group's defenses around Mosul, its last major urban stronghold in the country. | Video

World, Iraq, United Nations Oct 24 2016

Pennsylvania ex-attorney general gets jail time in leak case

NORRISTOWN, Pa. Former Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane was sentenced on Monday to serve 10 to 23 months in county jail for leaking confidential grand jury information and then lying about it to investigators. | Video

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U.S. takes aim at cyber attacks from connected devices as recalls mount

SAN FRANCISCO Obama administration officials sought on Monday to reassure the public that it was taking steps to counter new types of cyber attacks such as the one Friday that rendered Twitter, Spotify, Netflix and dozens of other major websites unavailable.

Tech, Cybersecurity, Twitter Oct 24 2016

China says has political promise from West on graft fight

BEIJING China has been given a political promise by Western countries that they will not become havens for corrupt fugitives, a senior official told state television, though he offered no assurances to assuage concerns about mistreatment of suspects.