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Clinton seeks to keep Trump on defensive after presidential debate

RALEIGH, N.C. Democrat Hillary Clinton sought on Tuesday to keep Republican rival Donald Trump on the defensive a day after their first U.S. presidential debate with accusations he is a sexist, racist and tax dodger, while Trump suggested he would "hit her harder" next time by bringing up her husband's infidelity. | Video

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FBI probes hacks targeting phones of Democratic Party officials: sources

WASHINGTON The FBI is investigating suspected attempts to hack mobile phones used by Democratic Party officials as recently as the past month, four people with direct knowledge of the attack and the investigation told Reuters.

Election 2016, Politics, Tech Sep 27 2016

NY blast kills highest ranking firefighter since Sept. 11 attacks

NEW YORK An explosion at a home in the New York City borough of the Bronx on Tuesday killed a battalion chief, the city's highest ranking fire official to die in the line of duty since the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, officials said. | Video

Sep 27 2016

RBS to pay $1.1 billion to resolve U.S. regulator's mortgage cases

NEW YORK Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc will pay $1.1 billion to resolve claims that it sold toxic mortgage-backed securities to credit unions that later failed, the U.S. National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) said on Tuesday.

Sep 27 2016

Stop-gap bill to avoid government shutdown fails Senate procedural vote

WASHINGTON A stop-gap funding bill to avoid a federal government shutdown later this week failed to garner enough votes to move forward in the Senate on Tuesday, with Democrats and Republicans both opposing the measure.

Election 2016, Politics Sep 27 2016

Wall Street climbs in wake of first presidential face-off

Consumer and technology stocks, including Amazon, led gains on Wall Street on Tuesday, while a perceived win by Democrat Hillary Clinton in Monday's first presidential debate gave broader support to equities. | Video

Sep 27 2016
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Charlotte shooting victim's wife said he threatened family: court papers

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. Less than a year before Keith Scott was shot and killed by a police officer in Charlotte, North Carolina, his wife said in court papers that he had called himself a "killer" and threatened to kill his family with his gun.

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U.S to deploy anti-missile system in South Korea 'as soon as possible'

WASHINGTON The United States will speed up deployment of the THAAD anti-missile system to South Korea given the pace of North Korea's missile tests, and it will be stationed there "as soon as possible," the top U.S. diplomat for East Asia said on Tuesday.