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Clinton leads Trump by 6 points after Democratic confab: Reuters/Ipsos poll

NEW YORK Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton held a 6- percentage-point lead over Republican rival Donald Trump, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll with new wording that was released on Friday, the day after she formally accepted her party's nomination for the Nov. 8 election.

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Florida cases seen as first sign Zika transmitted locally in U.S

ORLANDO, Fla./MIAMI Florida authorities on Friday reported the first sign of local Zika transmission in the continental United States, concluding that mosquitoes likely infected four people with the virus that can cause a rare but serious birth defect. | Video

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Tesla mulling two theories to explain 'Autopilot' crash: source

WASHINGTON Tesla Motors Inc told U.S. Senate Commerce Committee staff it is considering two theories that may help explain what led to the May 7 fatal crash that killed a Florida man who was using the car's "Autopilot" system, a person familiar with the meeting told Reuters on Friday.

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Accused gunman charged in fatal San Diego police shooting

SAN DIEGO A man suspected of opening fire on two San Diego police officers, killing one and severely wounding the other, has been arrested and charged with murder after a gunfight that left the accused gunman hospitalized, police said on Friday. | Video

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Turkey's Erdogan slams West for failure to show solidarity over coup attempt

ANKARA/ISTANBUL President Tayyip Erdogan condemned Western countries on Friday for failing to show solidarity with Turkey over the recent failed coup, saying those who worried over the fate of coup supporters instead of Turkish democracy could not be friends of Ankara. | Video

World, Turkey 6:10pm EDT

SABMiller backs AB InBev offer for biggest-ever consumer takeover

LONDON/BRUSSELS The board of brewer SABMiller will recommend its shareholders approve a sweetened takeover offer by Anheuser-Busch InBev , the company said on Friday, capping a week of high drama about the fate of the consumer industry's biggest-ever merger.

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Federal judge strikes down parts of Wisconsin voter laws

A federal judge on Friday struck down a string of Wisconsin voting restrictions passed by the Republican-led legislature and ordered the state to revamp its voter identification rules, finding that they disenfranchised minority voters.