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Clinton enlists former foe Sanders in appeal for youth votes in U.S. presidential race 9:59pm EDT

DURHAM, N.H. U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton shared a stage with former rival Senator Bernie Sanders on Wednesday to appeal for youth votes in the Nov. 8 election as opinion polls show a close race with Republican Donald Trump. | Video

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California, eyeing Cosby, ends statute of limitations for rape

SACRAMENTO, Calif. California Governor Jerry Brown on Wednesday signed a bill to end the statute of limitations for rape, a measure inspired by accusations against comedian Bill Cosby, some of which surfaced decades after alleged crimes occurred.

Election 2016, U.S. 6:51pm EDT

U.S Treasury’s Lew says Colombia peace deal to boost investment, unlock new aid

BOGOTA Colombia’s peace deal with the Marxist FARC rebel group will bring more investment to the country, backed partly by new donor aid and loans from multilateral development banks, U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew and his Colombian counterpart said on Wednesday.

Election 2016, World 8:26pm EDT

Forbes pegs Trump's wealth at $3.7 billion, $800 million less than last year

WASHINGTON U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's estimated net worth is $3.7 billion, $800 million less than a year ago, Forbes magazine reported on Wednesday, attributing the loss largely to New York's softening real estate market.

Election 2016, 7:54pm EDT

U.S. senator: 'Unlikely' Cuba ambassador will be approved this year

WASHINGTON The chairman of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, which oversees the confirmation of foreign service nominees, said on Wednesday it was "highly unlikely" that an ambassador to Cuba would be approved this year.

Election 2016, Cuba 8:09pm EDT