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Trump urges viewers to skip Clinton speech

President Obama's prime-time speech lifted the Democratic convention to its third straight night of ratings wins over the Republican convention last week -- and now the Trump campaign is exhorting supporters not to watch the Democrats' final night.

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Trump: Russia hacking comments were 'sarcastic'

Donald Trump said Thursday morning that he was only kidding when he appeared to encourage Russian intelligence agencies to find Hillary Clinton's thousands of deleted emails.

"Of course I'm being sarcastic," Trump said in a Fox News interview that air...



Germany's Merkel stands by refugee policy despite 'terrifying' attacks

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday described recent attacks in the country and across Europe as "shocking, depressing and terrifying," but she refused to back down from an open-door refugee policy that has attracted fierce criticism followin...

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MH370: Captain's simulator had Indian Ocean course

The home flight simulator belonging to the pilot of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 had a route plotted into it which ended in the Indian Ocean, officials have confirmed.

"The MH370 captain's flight simulator showed someone had plotted a course to the s...

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DNC Day 3: Obama brings full support to Clinton

President Barack Obama on Wednesday dismissed Donald Trump in withering terms and offered his complete support for Hillary Clinton.

Obama offered an empowering vision of the nation at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia on Wednesday, saying America doesn't need a "self declared savior" like Trump to fix it.

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Obama: America is already great

President Barack Obama on Wednesday harnessed the rhetorical skills that catapulted him to White House with an address to the Democratic National Convention dismissing Donald Trump in withering terms and establishing Hillary Clinton as his political ...

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Home prices have finally recovered from the housing crash

It's taken 11 years, but home prices have finally climbed back to pre-crash levels.

The median home price in the U.S. was $231,000 last month, according to a report from ATTOM Data Solutions (formerly RealtyTrac). That's 9% higher than a year ago and...

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One death reported in central California wildfire

A wildfire that has raged in central California for nearly a week intensified under hot weather and has killed one person.

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Second French church attacker identified

French officials on Thursday identified the second man who carried out this week's deadly attack on a Catholic church in northern France as Abdel-Malik Nabil Petitjean.

Authorities identified Petitjean, 19, from St.-Die-des-Voges, France, through DNA...

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Gun victims, families make passionate case for Clinton

Victims and families of gun violence delivered emotional pleas Wednesday night in support of Hillary Clinton as a president who would act to curb mass shootings and press for new gun laws.

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FDA to re-evaluate controversial gay blood ban

The Food and Drug Administration is officially reconsidering its blood donation policy, which currently restricts men who have had sex with other men in the past year from giving blood.

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Human nasal bacteria might be superbug killer

Scientists searching for a solution to ever-resistant, infection-causing bacteria may have found an answer much closer to home than expected -- up our noses.

Researchers from the University of Tubingen in Germany have discovered that a nose-dwelling ...

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Obama: Power doesn't come from 'self-declared savior'

Speaking at the Democratic National Convention on Wednesday, President Barack Obama…

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Connecticut senator on gun violence: 'Enough'

Connecticut Sen. Chris Murphy gave a passionate speech at the DNC on Wednesday,…

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Graduation gear-up

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Co-owner of bridal shop stood naked in store window

Three Pennsylvania women reported a man standing naked in the window of a local…

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Dunkin' Donuts employee sprays donuts with bleach

Police are investigating an incident in which an employee of the fast food chain…

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Man leaves clothes as collateral at pub

A Czech man was able to settle his bill at a local pub after leaving his clothes…

Entertainment Headlines

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'Sesame Street' vets axed, actor says

Bob McGrath, who has played "Bob" on "Sesame Street" since 1969, recently told fans…

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Conservatives decry Bradley Cooper's DNC appearance

Every now and then, facts get a little mixed up with fiction.

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Convention ratings: Democrats beat GOP

Night two of the Democratic convention drew a 25 percent bigger audience than night…

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Deadly heat wave scorches central and eastern U.S.

Dangerously high temperatures will keep scorching the Northeast in the wake of a…

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DiCaprio, friends raise $45M for environment

Not surprisingly, Leonardo DiCaprio has some wealthy, famous friends. As it turns…

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Scientists turn old plastic bottles into fuel

Millions of tons of plastic garbage pollute the world. What if they could be turned…

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Man wins island resort in $49 raffle

An Australian man has won the raffle of a lifetime, taking home an entire Pacific…

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JetBlue eyes flights to Europe

At a time when some discount airlines are leaving the U.K., at least one American…

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For sale: World's biggest flying water bomber

For the biggest flying water bomber in the world, this is the end.

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