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At Trump's presidential rallies, a combustible mix of glee, fear 25 Nov 2015

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. "We're not gonna take it anymore," a crowd of thousands sang as Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump entered a South Carolina convention center on Tuesday night as a 1980s heavy metal song by the band Twisted Sister blared from speakers.

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Human error led to deadly U.S. strike on Afghan hospital: military

WASHINGTON A U.S. investigation found that the deadly Oct. 3 air strike in Afghanistan that destroyed a hospital run by Medecins Sans Frontieres was a tragic and avoidable accident caused primarily by human error, a top U.S. military commander said on Wednesday.

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U.S. reviews Thailand's trade benefits after labor complaint

WASHINGTON The United States will review Thailand's eligibility for trade benefits after complaints the country is not properly protecting workers' rights, the U.S. Trade Representative said on Wednesday.

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Obama congratulates Argentine President-elect Macri: White House

WASHINGTON U.S. President Barack Obama congratulated President-elect Mauricio Macri of Argentina on his election in a phone call on Wednesday, the White House said in a statement.

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Clinton wins another union endorsement in U.S. presidential race

WASHINGTON Democrat Hillary Clinton on Tuesday won the endorsement of the 500,000-member Laborers' International Union of North America, bolstering her lead for the party's nomination in the November 2016 presidential race.

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