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Trump rebuts criticism by Army father at Democratic convention Jul 30 2016

NEW YORK Donald Trump rejected criticism from the father of a soldier killed in Iraq who said the Republican presidential nominee had "sacrificed nothing and no one" and questioned whether the mother was allowed to speak during the couple's appearance at the Democratic convention.

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Democratic fund-raising group for Congress candidates confirms hack

WASHINGTON A committee that raises money for Democratic candidates for the U.S. House of Representatives confirmed on Friday it had been hacked in an intrusion possibly linked to Russian hackers, similar to an earlier breach targeting another Democratic Party group.

Election 2016, Russia Jul 29 2016
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U.S. worried about hunger-striking Cuban dissidents: State Department

WASHINGTON The United States is concerned about the physical well-being of hunger-striking activists in Cuba and is closely watching their situation, the U.S. State Department said on Friday.

Election 2016, World Jul 29 2016
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U.S. Air Force asks industry for proposals to replace nuclear missiles

WASHINGTON The U.S. Air Force asked industry on Friday for proposals to replace the Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile and the nuclear cruise missile as the military moves ahead with a costly modernization of its aging atomic weapons systems.

Election 2016, Jul 29 2016
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The year of 'Neither': Why Reuters/Ipsos is tweaking its U.S. presidential poll

NEW YORK In a presidential campaign notable for its negativity, the option of “Neither” candidate appears to be an appealing alternative, at least to participants in the Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll.

Election 2016, Jul 29 2016