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Clinton slams Trump for comments on offensive against Islamic State


MANCHESTER, N.H./ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton slammed rival Donald Trump on Monday for saying that the week-old effort to retake the Iraqi city of Mosul from the control of Islamic State was going badly. | Video

Pennsylvania ex-attorney general gets jail time in leak case

NORRISTOWN, Pa. Former Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane was sentenced on Monday to serve 10 to 23 months in county jail for leaking confidential grand jury information and then lying about it to investigators. | Video

Election 2016, Politics, 7:49pm EDT

Hired experts back claims St. Jude heart devices can be hacked

Short-selling firm Muddy Waters said in a legal filing on Monday that outside experts it hired validated its claims that St. Jude Medical Inc cardiac implants are vulnerable to potentially life-threatening cyber attacks.

Health, Tech, Cybersecurity, 3:31pm EDT

U.S. government says benchmark 2017 Healthcare.gov premiums up 25 percent

The average premium for benchmark 2017 Obamacare insurance plans sold on Healthcare.gov rose 25 percent compared with 2016, the U.S. government said on Monday, the biggest increase since the insurance first went on sale in 2013 for the following year.

Dakota Access pipeline opponents occupy land, citing 1851 treaty

Native American protesters on Monday occupied privately owned land in North Dakota in the path of the proposed Dakota Access Pipeline, claiming they were the land's rightful owners under an 1851 treaty with the U.S. government.

Environment 3:30pm EDT

AARP sues U.S. agency over employee wellness programs

A lobbying group representing older Americans sued the Obama administration on Monday claiming regulations for programs designed to rein in employee health care costs will subject workers to invasions of their medical privacy.

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Michigan court halts enforcement of law banning ballot 'selfies'

A federal court on Monday sided with a Michigan man who said a law that bans voters from taking pictures of their marked ballots and sharing them on social media was unconstitutional, temporarily halting enforcement of the ban on ballot 'selfies.'

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Cost cuts but no tax hikes in Atlantic City, N.J., five-year recovery plan

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. Atlantic City, New Jersey's cash-strapped casino hub, will slash at least 100 jobs, or about 10 percent of its staff, but does not plan to raise taxes in a five-year fiscal recovery plan aimed at avoiding a state takeover, according to a presentation by city advisers on Monday.

8:42pm EDT

Virginia health board lifts contested rules on abortion clinics

Virginia's Board of Health voted on Monday to remove contested regulations on abortion clinics that included meeting hospital-like building standards, a spokeswoman said.

Health 7:01pm EDT

Investigators seek data recorder in California bus crash that killed 13

INDIO, Calif. Investigators seeking the cause of a bus crash in California that killed 13 people, including the driver, examined wreckage on Monday for any data recorder to determine what might have led to one of the deadliest such U.S. collisions in the last decade, officials said. | Video

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