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Clinton presidential campaign hit by FBI email probe 11 days before election

MANCHESTER, N.H. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's campaign was hit on Friday by the FBI's reopening of its investigation into her use of a private email server while secretary of state, eroding a political boost from a strong U.S. economic report.

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Madoff trustee reaches $277 million accord with money manager's family

The court-appointed trustee liquidating Bernard Madoff's firm said on Friday he has reached a settlement with the family of late Beverly Hills money manager Stanley Chais that will provide more than $277 million to victims of Madoff's Ponzi scheme.

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Phillips 66 says construction continues on Dakota Access Pipeline

HOUSTON Construction is continuing on the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) even as a dispute with Native Americans has blocked work on a section of the project, the chief executive of Phillips 66, which owns 25 percent of the project, said on Friday.

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Syrian rebels launch Aleppo counter-attack to break siege

BEIRUT Syrian rebels including jihadists counter-attacked the army and its allies on Friday aiming to break a weeks-long siege on eastern Aleppo, insurgents said. | Video

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Northern Irish court sides with UK premier over Brexit challenge

BELFAST Northern Ireland's High Court on Friday rejected an attempt to block Britain's exit from the European Union, saying that neither the province's parliament nor its laws could override a decision by the British government.

World, Ireland 2:54pm EDT

Venezuelan opposition strike patchy amid government threats

CARACAS/SAN CRISTOBAL Venezuela's streets were quieter than usual on Friday during an opposition-called strike, but participation was patchy after the socialist government threatened to shut down businesses that closed.

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New Jersey's 'Bridgegate' defendants executed 'vicious' scheme: prosecutor

NEWARK, N.J. Two former allies of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie deliberately closed access lanes to the George Washington Bridge in a "vicious" and unlawful political revenge scheme, a federal prosecutor said on Friday at the close of their criminal trial.


France, Britain feud over young "Jungle" migrants

CALAIS, France France demanded on Friday that Britain take in hundreds of minors from war-torn countries after the British interior minister suggested that Paris should do more for them following the closure of the "Jungle" migrant camp in the northern French port city of Calais. | Video