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In speech of her life, Clinton to say U.S. at 'moment of reckoning'

PHILADELPHIA U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will tell the Democratic National Convention on Thursday that Americans face challenges at home and abroad that require steady leadership in the White House. | Video

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Alphabet posts strong revenue on video market, stock surges

Alphabet Inc, Google's parent, on Thursday revealed that efforts to push its vast advertising business toward mobile is paying off as second quarter earnings handily beat Wall Street's expectations.

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Michigan prosecutor to bring new criminal charges in Flint water scandal

DETROIT The Michigan Attorney General's Office said on Thursday it will bring a second round of criminal charges related to the investigation into dangerous lead levels in the city of Flint's drinking water.

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Amazon tops Wall Street targets, lifted by cloud revenue

Amazon.com Inc posted strong results across its older and newer businesses on Thursday as global Web retail sales and cloud services topped Wall Street targets and the world's largest online merchant forecast revenue would outpace expectations in the current quarter as well.

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France had been hunting second church attacker after tip-off

PARIS/SAINT-ETIENNE-DU-ROUVRAY, France Police had been hunting the second teenager who killed a priest in a church in France this week after a foreign intelligence tip-off that a suspected jihadist might be preparing an attack, police and judicial sources said. | Video

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In a country wary of migrants, Pope tells Poles to welcome refugees

KRAKOW, Poland Pope Francis urged young people on Thursday to welcome migrants and refugees, putting himself in direct contrast with the government of Poland on the second day of his visit there. | Video

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Chelsea Manning faces discipline for prison suicide attempt: lawyers

U.S. soldier Chelsea Manning, imprisoned for passing classified files to WikiLeaks, now stands accused of misconduct stemming from her suicide attempt earlier this month and could land in solitary confinement indefinitely, her lawyers said on Thursday.

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Attempt at U.S.-Russia cooperation in Syria suffers major setbacks

GENEVA/WASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's attempt to elicit Russian military cooperation in the fight against Islamic State in Syria suffered two potentially crippling blows on Thursday.First, the Syrian army said it had cut off all supply routes into the eastern part of the city of Aleppo - Syria's most important opposition stronghold - and President Bashar al-Assad's government asked residents to leave the city.