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Russia said to send more warplanes to Syria, diplomacy 'on life support'

MOSCOW/BEIRUT Russia is sending more warplanes to Syria to ramp up its air campaign, a Russian newspaper reported on Friday, as the United States said diplomacy to halt the violence was "on life support" but not dead yet. | Video

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Trump goes on offensive against former beauty queen, Clinton calls him 'unhinged'

WASHINGTON Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump increased his attacks on a former beauty queen with a vague and unsubstantiated allegation about a sex tape in predawn Twitter posts on Friday, and Democratic rival Hillary Clinton denounced him as "unhinged." | Video

A Deutsche Bank settlement overshadows U.S. equities

NEW YORK Deutsche Bank will likely cast a pall over equity markets next week as the largest German lender navigates a possible multi-billion dollar settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice over the sale of mortgage-backed bonds.

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Yahoo hack may become test case for SEC data breach disclosure rules

WASHINGTON Yahoo's disclosure that hackers stole user data from at least 500 million accounts in 2014 has highlighted shortcomings in U.S. rules on when cyber attacks must be revealed and their enforcement.

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Investigators dig for clues into fatal New Jersey train crash

NEW YORK Investigators spoke with what they called "cooperative" crew members and sent a black box recorder to the manufacturer for downloading on Friday in the search for clues as to why a New Jersey commuter train failed to stop on Thursday and smashed into the terminal. | Video

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College Board says upcoming SATs won't contain questions exposed in breach

NEW YORK/SHANGHAI For the first time since a massive security breach exposed about 400 unpublished questions meant for upcoming SAT tests, the College Board will administer the important college entrance exam this weekend.

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Black man dies in struggle with California police after calling for help: media

A black man who died after a physical struggle with police in a southern California home made an emergency call to Pasadena police because he needed help and suffered from bipolar disorder, his partner told a Los Angeles TV station on Friday.