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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 on Monday, 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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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

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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

General Mills expands flour recall to more batches

General Mills Inc said it was expanding its flour recall to more batches after the detection of E. coli in its flour samples that led to four new cases of illnesses.

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New York City police upgrade gear after Texas, Louisiana shootings

The New York City Police Department has acquired $7 million in military-style protective equipment for patrol officers in response to recent shooting attacks on police in Baton Rouge and Dallas earlier this month, officials said on Monday.

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Residents begin returning home after Los Angeles wildfire

ACTON, Calif. Thousands of California residents were allowed to returned home on Monday after a deadly, destructive wildfire forced them from their houses in recent days as it raged through drought-parched canyons and foothills north of Los Angeles. | Video