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Clinton seeks to keep Trump on defensive after presidential debate 5:41am EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. Democrat Hillary Clinton sought on Tuesday to keep Republican rival Donald Trump on the defensive a day after their first U.S. presidential debate with accusations he is a sexist, racist and tax dodger, while Trump suggested he would "hit her harder" next time by bringing up her husband's infidelity. | Video

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Senior national security official to leave Justice Department

WASHINGTON A senior U.S. Justice Department official who oversaw efforts to prosecute Islamic State sympathizers and pursue cyber criminals is leaving the Obama administration next month, he told Reuters on Tuesday.

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Trump gets back on message at first rally after debate

MELBOURNE, Fla. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump got back on message on Tuesday after Democrat Hillary Clinton put him on the defensive at their first debate, and he cast her as "stuck in the past" and himself as a change agent.

Election 2016, Sep 27 2016
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FBI probes hacks targeting phones of Democratic Party officials: sources

WASHINGTON The FBI is investigating suspected attempts to hack mobile phones used by Democratic Party officials as recently as the past month, four people with direct knowledge of the attack and the investigation told Reuters.

Election 2016, Tech Sep 27 2016
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Obama power plant rules face key test in court

WASHINGTON The centerpiece of President Barack Obama's climate change strategy faced a key test on Tuesday as conservative appeals court judges questioned whether his administration overstepped its legal authority under an air pollution law to make sweeping changes to the U.S. electric sector.