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On raucous opening night, Democratic stars make a pitch for Clinton

PHILADELPHIA The Democratic Party's deep divisions were on full display on a raucous first day of its convention, with Bernie Sanders portraying Hillary Clinton as a fellow soldier in his fight for economic equality while his supporters booed the mere mention of her name. | Video

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U.S. says looking at more counter-terrorism cooperation with China

BEIJING The United States is looking at ways to increase counter-terrorism cooperation with China, including information exchanges and helping bring stability to places like Iraq, a senior U.S. administration official said on Tuesday.

World, China, Iraq 6:28am EDT

Kerry says hopes to reveal cooperation plan with Russia on Syria in August

VIENTIANE U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Tuesday he hoped to announce in early August details of a U.S. plan for closer military cooperation and intelligence sharing with Russia on Syria. | Video

World, Russia, Syria 7:18am EDT

Fed seen holding rates steady as inflation watch continues

SAN FRANCISCO The U.S. Federal Reserve is expected to keep interest rates unchanged this week, deferring any possible increase until September or December, as policymakers hold out for more evidence of a pickup in inflation.

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Turkey detains 42 journalists in crackdown as Europe sounds alarm

ISTANBUL Turkey ordered the detention of 42 journalists on Monday, broadcaster NTV reported, under a crackdown following a failed coup that has targeted more than 60,000 people and drawn fire from the European Union. | Video

World, Turkey 1:09am EDT

Trump says he would consider alliance with Russia over Islamic State

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. Republican nominee Donald Trump said on Monday that if elected U.S. president he would weigh an alliance with Russia against Islamic State militants but rejected any suggestion Russian President Vladimir Putin might be trying to help him win. | Video