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Clinton assails Trump in blistering U.S. presidential debate 6:16am EDT

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. Democrat Hillary Clinton accused Republican Donald Trump of racism, sexism and tax avoidance on Monday, putting him on the defensive during a 2016 U.S. presidential debate rife with blistering insults and short on policy. | Video

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Mexicans prefer Clinton to Donald Trump, poll shows

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Cost of modernizing U.S. nuclear weapons to fall to next president

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Senate sets Wednesday vote on Obama veto of Saudi September 11 bill

WASHINGTON The U.S. Senate will vote on Wednesday on whether to override President Barack Obama's veto of a bill allowing relatives of victims in the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks to sue Saudi Arabia.

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U.S. Senate's top tax lawmaker targets corporate offshore profits

WASHINGTON The U.S. Senate's senior Democratic tax law writer says he will rip up a root of corporate tax avoidance if his party wins Senate control in November, targeting trillions of dollars in tax-deferred profits being held abroad by U.S. companies.

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