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Clinton leads Trump by 5 points: Reuters/Ipsos poll

NEW YORK Democrat Hillary Clinton has a 5 percentage point lead over Republican Donald Trump in the U.S. presidential race, according to the latest Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll released on Friday, roughly the same advantage she has held all month.

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Trump deepens attack on former Miss Universe, Clinton calls him 'unhinged'

WASHINGTON Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump deepened his attacks on a former beauty queen Alicia Machado on Friday, calling her "disgusting" and alleging the existence of a sex tape as he refused to back away from an issue that threatens to damage his already weak standing among women and Hispanics.

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Wall Street rallies as Deutsche Bank rebounds

Wall Street rallied on Friday as a bounce in Deutsche Bank shares powered financial stocks.

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OPEC oil output hits record on Iraq, Libya boost: Reuters survey

LONDON OPEC's oil output is likely to reach its highest in recent history in September, a Reuters survey found on Friday, as Iraq boosted northern exports and Libya reopened some of its main oil terminals.

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Investigators seek clues on why New Jersey train failed to stop

NEW YORK Investigators on Friday examined the black box recorder recovered from twisted wreckage of a New Jersey commuter train for clues as to why it plowed into a landmark terminal, killing a woman on the platform and injuring scores of people. | Video

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Philippines' Duterte likens himself to Hitler, wants to kill millions of drug users

MANILA Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte appeared to liken himself to Nazi leader Adolf Hitler on Friday and said he would "be happy" to exterminate three million drug users and peddlers in the country. | Video

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Teen South Carolina school shooting suspect charged with murder: report

CHARLESTON, S.C. A South Carolina teenager suspected of killing his father and wounding two boys and a teacher at an elementary school was charged on Friday with one count of murder and three counts of attempted murder, a local newspaper said.


Peres funeral, attended by Obama, briefly brings Israeli, Palestinian leaders together

JERUSALEM Israeli and Palestinian leaders shook hands during a brief chat and U.S. President Barack Obama gently reminded them of the "unfinished business of peace" at the funeral Friday of Shimon Peres, the last of a generation of Israel's founding fathers. | Video