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Negative tone of White House race sours young voters

BOSTON The exceptionally negative tone of this year's race for the White House is souring young Americans, turning some away from the democratic process just as the millennial generation has become as large a potential bloc of voters as the baby boomers.

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Russia's Lavrov, U.S. Kerry agree to search ways to resolve Aleppo crisis

MOSCOW Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry discussed the situation in Syria in a phone call and agreed that experts will continue searching for ways to resolve Aleppo crisis, Russia's foreign ministry said on Monday,

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France clears 'Jungle' migrant camp in Calais, children in limbo

CALAIS, France France began clearing the sprawling "Jungle" camp on Monday as many migrants who have camped for months or years among sand dunes near Calais gave up on their dreams of reaching Britain, a tantalizingly short sea crossing away. | Video

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Oil down as Iraq says no cuts; Wall Street, Cushing draw limit loss

NEW YORK Oil prices fell on Monday after Iraq said it wanted to be exempt from an OPEC production cut, though prices drew some support from a rally in Wall Street shares and a draw in crude inventories at the U.S. storage hub of Cushing, Oklahoma.

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EU, Canada still hope to sign trade deal after Belgian 'Non'

BRUSSELS Belgium declared on Monday that it could not formally back a free trade deal between the European Union and Canada because of an internal dispute, but the two sides still appeared to be holding out hopes of a summit to sign off on the deal.

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At odds over Brexit, UK nations hold 'frustrating' talks on common stance

LONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May tried to persuade the leaders of Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland on Monday to work with her government on a common Brexit negotiating position, but the Scottish leader dismissed the meeting as "deeply frustrating".

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Clinton calls Trump a 'sore loser'

CHARLOTTE, N.C./NAPLES, Fla. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton called Donald Trump a "sore loser" on Sunday because of his refusal at their debate last week to commit to accepting the results of the Nov. 8 election. | Video


Venezuela, opposition to hold dialogue as protests brew

CARACAS/SAN CRISTOBAL Venezuela's socialist government and opposition will hold surprise talks on Sunday amid a worsening political standoff and protests since the suspension of a referendum drive to remove unpopular President Nicolas Maduro.