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More Republicans expect Clinton, rather than Trump, to win U.S. election

NEW YORK More Republicans now think Democrat Hillary Clinton, rather than Donald Trump, will win the presidency, as their party's candidate struggles with difficulties including allegations of sexual misconduct and his suggestion he may not honor the outcome of the election. | Video

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Asia shares extend losses, dollar off highs

TOKYO Asian shares extended losses on Thursday after disappointing earnings from technology giant Apple dragged on Wall Street, while the dollar remained shy of this week's nearly nine-month highs.

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Exclusive: Casino mogul Adelson says no certainty over Las Vegas stadium for NFL's Raiders

TEL AVIV Casino mogul Sheldon Adelson said he is prepared to walk away from a deal to build a stadium that would help relocate the National Football League's Oakland Raiders to Las Vegas if terms offered by the team do not improve.

U.S., Sports Oct 26 2016

Venezuela protests against Maduro escalate, dozens injured

CARACAS Venezuela's increasingly militant opposition stepped up its push to oust leftist leader Nicolas Maduro on Wednesday with protests that drew hundreds of thousands but also saw unrest leading to dozens of injuries and arrests. | Video

Oct 26 2016

Trump touts urban policy following detour to open new hotel

CHARLOTTE, N.C. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, in an appeal on Wednesday to African-Americans and working-class voters, promised "21st century" banking industry reforms and tax changes to spur job creation and investment in blighted communities. | Video

Election 2016, Politics Oct 26 2016

To applause and boos, Kerry urges Congress to ratify Pacific trade pact

CHICAGO Failure to approve the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal would be a major setback for U.S. interests in Asia as Washington seeks to deepen alliances in the region, Secretary of State John Kerry said on Wednesday, urging Congress to ratify the pact.

Election 2016, Politics Oct 26 2016

Juror in Oregon militia conspiracy trial dismissed over bias

PORTLAND, Ore. A federal judge in the conspiracy trial of seven people who took part in the armed occupation of a U.S. wildlife center in Oregon dismissed a juror over questions of bias on Wednesday, then ordered jury deliberations to begin anew with a replacement.