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Clinton to press Trump to spell out policy plans in presidential debate

Democrat Hillary Clinton will press Republican Donald Trump to provide more specifics on his policies in their presidential debate on Monday, two top Clinton campaign aides said ahead of a face-off that could set U.S. television audience records. On the eve of the debate at Hofstra University in suburban New …

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Clinton server tech told FBI of colleagues’ worries about system

A technician hired by Hillary Clinton to run the private email system she used while U.S. secretary of state told investigators he tried to pass on colleagues’ concerns that the system might not comply with records laws, FBI interview summaries show. Bryan Pagliano, the technician Clinton hired when she joined …

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Clinton leads Trump by 4 points ahead of first presidential debate: Reuters/Ipsos poll

Democrat Hillary Clinton had a four-percentage point advantage in support over Republican Donald Trump ahead of their first U.S. presidential debate, according to the latest Reuters/Ipsos national tracking poll released on Friday. The Sept. 16-22 opinion poll showed that 41 percent of likely voters supported Clinton, while 37 percent supported …

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Trump doubles down on ‘law-and-order’ appeal in White House bid

Donald Trump on Thursday praised aggressive police tactics and condemned attacks on officers amid criticism of his plan to use “stop-and-frisk” tactics to reduce crime, in a speech following a second night of unrest that shook Charlotte, North Carolina. The Republican presidential nominee said drugs were “a very, very big …

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U.S. presidential candidate Trump praises ‘stop-and-frisk’ police tactic

U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, in remarks at an African-American church on Wednesday, praised “stop-and-frisk” policing methods that have aroused protests and successful legal challenges, for singling out minorities. The anti-crime tactic in which police stop, question and search pedestrians for weapons or contraband, gained traction in New York …

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White House presses Congress on bill allowing 9/11 families to sue Saudi Arabia

The White House said on Tuesday it is trying to persuade Congress not to press ahead with a bill that would allow survivors and families of victims of the Sept. 11 attacks to sue the government of Saudi Arabia for damages, in an apparent effort to avoid having a presidential …

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Clinton, Trump vie for world leaders’ attention in New York

With national security again a major U.S. election issue after bombings in New York and New Jersey, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump sought to burnish their foreign-policy credentials on Monday by meeting world leaders at the United Nations. For Clinton, the Democratic presidential nominee, it was a return to a …

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Trump proposes disarming Clinton guards: ‘Let’s see what happens to her’

Donald Trump on Friday called for disarming the bodyguards who protect his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton, and mused about the consequences of such a move by saying “Let’s see what happens to her.”   The Republican presidential nominee was speaking at a rally in Miami, where he contrasted his supporters, …

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Trump proposes disarming Clinton guards: ‘Let’s see what happens to her’

Donald Trump on Friday called for disarming the bodyguards who protect his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton, and mused about the consequences of such a move by saying “Let’s see what happens to her.”   The Republican presidential nominee was speaking at a rally in Miami, where he contrasted his supporters, …

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