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Clinton gets down to campaign business with U.S. Rust Belt trip

PHILADELPHIA Democrat Hillary Clinton took her newly energized campaign to become America's first woman president on the road on Friday to states in the "Rust Belt" that might decide the fate of the Nov. 8 election. | Video

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Florida cases seen as first sign Zika transmitted locally in U.S.

ORLANDO, Fla. Florida authorities on Friday reported what is believed to be the first evidence of local Zika transmission in the continental United States, concluding that mosquitoes likely infected four people with the virus that can cause a rare but serious birth defect. | Video

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Tesla mulling two theories to explain 'Autopilot' crash: source

WASHINGTON Tesla Motors Inc told U.S. Senate Commerce Committee staff it is considering two theories that may explain what led to the May 7 fatal crash that killed a Florida man who was using the car's "Autopilot" system, a person familiar with the meeting told Reuters on Friday.

San Diego police say officer fatally shot, another wounded

SAN DIEGO San Diego police on Friday surrounded a house in pursuit of a suspect in a shooting that killed one police officer and injured another, authorities said. | Video

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SABMiller backs AB InBev offer for biggest-ever consumer takeover

LONDON/BRUSSELS The board of brewer SABMiller will recommend its shareholders approve a sweetened takeover offer by Anheuser-Busch InBev , the company said on Friday, capping a week of high drama about the fate of the consumer industry's biggest-ever merger.

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Turkey shakes up armed forces, U.S. says purges harming cooperation

ANKARA/ISTANBUL President Tayyip Erdogan angrily rejected Western criticism of purges under way in Turkey's military and other state institutions after a failed coup, suggesting some in the United States were on the side of the plotters.

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Trendy Miami neighborhood is first in U.S. with local Zika spread

MIAMI Christophe and Franziska Lefever were admiring graffiti at an outdoor gallery in a chic Miami arts district on Friday when they learned that the first cases of Zika spread by mosquitoes in the continental United States were contracted in the area.