Clinton, Trump battle fiercely over taxes, race, terror
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) -- In a combative opening debate, Hillary Clinton emphatically denounced Donald Trump Monday night for keeping his personal tax returns and business dealings secret from voters and peddling a "racist lie" about President Barack Obama. Businessman Trump repeatedly cast Clinton as a "typical politician" as he sought to capitalize on Americans' frustration with Washington....
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Colombia embarks on path to peace with historic accord
CARTAGENA, Colombia (AP) -- After a half-century of combat that spilled blood across this South American nation, Colombians have embarked on a new, but difficult path to settle their political differences with the signing of a historic peace accord between the government and leftist rebels....
Syria says truce still viable after week of airstrikes
BEIRUT (AP) -- Syria's foreign minister said Monday that an internationally-brokered cease-fire is still viable, as rescue workers in Aleppo sifted through the rubble from the heaviest airstrikes on rebel-held areas of the northern city in five years....
Reaction around the world to first Trump-Clinton debate
Views from around the world on Monday's first U.S. presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump:...
Toomey tries to use disagreements with Trump to advantage
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey is trying to turn his refusal thus far to endorse GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump into a strength, saying Monday there's no evidence his Democratic challenger Katie McGinty would stand up to Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, should Clinton be elected....
Judges delay Menendez decision pending Supreme Court appeal
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A federal appeals court has delayed any court action against U.S. Sen Bob Menendez of New Jersey while he appeals to the U.S. Supreme Court....
Old graves being exhumed in effort to ID homicide victims
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) -- A motorist found her wrapped in a blanket on the side of the interstate, clad in shorts, a pink blouse with lace trim, and floral-print slippers. She'd been doused in sulfuric acid....
Hospital sued over firing of employees who refused flu shots
ERIE, Pa. (AP) -- Federal authorities are suing a Pennsylvania hospital, alleging religious discrimination in the firing of six employees who refused to get flu shots....
Sex offender selling Nazi flag is booted from county fair
BLOOMSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania fair vendor, who turned out to be a registered sex offender, was booted from the event after visitors complained that he was selling Nazi flags....
Police: Man broke into woman's home, sexually assaulted her
WESTPORT, Conn. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania man is accused of breaking into a woman's home in Connecticut and sexually assaulting her....
Couple pleads not guilty to locking children in dog cages
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania couple charged with locking two adopted children in dog cages as a form of discipline while they lived in Connecticut have pleaded not guilty....
Man who pulled autistic boy's teeth out sentenced to prison
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A Philadelphia-area man accused of severely beating a 4-year-old autistic boy and pulling out three of his teeth has been sentenced to two to 10 years in prison....
2 convicted of murder in Pittsburgh man's '14 shooting death
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Two men were convicted Monday of murder in the shooting death of a Pittsburgh man that authorities said stemmed from a request from a former lover to have him beaten up....
Pair of friends piloted planes that crashed in NY, killing 3
NORTH COLLINS, N.Y. (AP) -- Authorities say two small airplanes that collided and crashed in western New York were piloted by friends who'd taken off with four other planes for their usual weekend outing....
With a tight election on the line, Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton faced off Monday night in their first presidential debate, a battle emerged as the most hotly anticipated moment in modern US political history. Suspense had been building for weeks, given the huge political stakes of an increasingly competitive election no one knew how the showdown at Hofstra University in New York would unfold.
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