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Presidential candidates neck and neck as they go toe-to-toe

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump will seek to win over undecided voters on Monday in their first, high-stakes presidential debate, which could rank as one of the most watched and highly anticipated political showdowns in U.S. history. | Video

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Charlotte protesters march for sixth night despite shooting video release

CHARLOTTE, N.C. A couple hundred demonstrators chanted and marched through Charlotte on Sunday, as protests persisted after the release of two videos showing the fatal shooting of a black man by police officers in North Carolina's largest city. | Video

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U.S. crime rises in 2015, still far below peak levels: FBI

WASHINGTON Violent crime in the United States increased in 2015 but remained far below peak levels of the 1990s, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said on Monday as presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump prepared for a debate that is likely to focus on public safety.

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Exclusive: Viacom readies U.S. dollar bond - sources

NEW YORK (IFR) - Media conglomerate Viacom (Baa3/BBB-/BBB) is preparing to price a US dollar bond as soon as this week, market sources told IFR on Monday.

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Jury selection begins in U.S. case against church shooter

CHARLESTON, S.C. Several hundred people reported to the U.S. courthouse in Charleston, South Carolina, on Monday for the start of jury selection in the death penalty case against a white man who shot dead nine black parishioners in a church in June 2015.

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Golfing great Arnold Palmer, who led 'Arnie's Army,' dies at 87

Arnold Palmer, one of golf's greatest players whose immense popularity drew a legion of fans to the game at the dawn of the age of televised sport, died of heart complications on Sunday. He was 87. | Video

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Washington mall shooter confesses, charged with five counts of murder

MOUNT VERNON, Wash. A 20-year-old man was charged on Monday with five counts of first-degree murder after confessing to a shooting rampage at a shopping mall in Burlington, Washington, over the weekend, prosecutors said in court papers. | Video