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Boosting Clinton, Democrats to flag Trump's 'dangerous' approach 5:03pm EDT

PHILADELPHIA Barack Obama will highlight Hillary Clinton's judgment and toughness on Wednesday as he seeks to boost her campaign to be the first woman elected U.S. president, hoping to hand off the White House to a trusted fellow Democrat and stop Republican Donald Trump. | Video

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WTO chief won't debate Trump, but rallies support for trade

GENEVA The head of the World Trade Organization said on Wednesday he would not get into an argument with U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump, who has described the global trade body as a "disaster" and threatened to quit it.

Election 2016, 1:30pm EDT

Bill Clinton portrays Hillary as 'change-maker' in speech to Democrats

PHILADELPHIA Former President Bill Clinton portrayed his wife Hillary on Tuesday as a dynamic force for change and a longtime fighter for social justice as he made a case for her historic 2016 bid for the White House. | Video

Election 2016, 12:52am EDT

No plans to release tax returns as pressure mounts, Trump aide says

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump "will not be releasing" his tax returns due to a federal audit, his campaign manager said on Wednesday, despite pressure to release them and provide a window into his finances before the Nov. 8 election.

Election 2016, 10:53am EDT

Kremlin says allegations it hacked U.S. Democratic Party 'made-up horror stories'

MOSCOW The Kremlin on Wednesday dismissed allegations Russia had hacked Democratic Party emails as "horror stories" dreamt up by U.S. politicians, saying it never interfered in other countries' election campaigns.

Election 2016, 6:22am EDT