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Russia sends more warplanes to Syria amid world anger at 'barbarous' strikes

MOSCOW/BEIRUT Russia is sending more warplanes to Syria to ramp up its campaign of air strikes, a Russian newspaper reported on Friday, as Moscow defied global censure over an escalation that Western countries say has torpedoed diplomacy. | Video

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College Board says upcoming SATs won't contain questions exposed in breach

NEW YORK/SHANGHAI For the first time since a massive security breach exposed about 400 unpublished questions meant for upcoming SAT tests, the College Board will administer the important college entrance exam this weekend.

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Trump goes on the offensive against a former beauty queen, Clinton calls him 'unhinged'

WASHINGTON Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump escalated his attacks on a former beauty queen with a vague and unsubstantiated allegation about a sex tape in predawn Twitter posts on Friday that prompted Democratic rival Hillary Clinton to denounce him as "unhinged." | Video

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Wall Street rallies, led by Deutsche Bank, financials

NEW YORK Wall Street rallied on Friday, lifted by a surge in Deutsche Bank shares and financial stocks after concerns eased about the health of the German bank.

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OPEC oil output hits record on Iraq, Libya boost: Reuters survey

LONDON OPEC's oil output is likely to reach its highest in recent history in September, a Reuters survey found on Friday, as Iraq boosted northern exports and Libya reopened some of its main oil terminals.

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Investigators seek clues on why New Jersey train failed to stop

NEW YORK Investigators on Friday examined the black box recorder recovered from twisted wreckage of a New Jersey commuter train for clues as to why it plowed into a landmark terminal, killing a woman on the platform and injuring scores of people. | Video

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