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Clinton defends family foundation, says work will continue
NEW YORK (AP) -- Hillary Clinton defended her family's foundation on Friday, saying that the charitable work it has conducted is in line with American values....

Trump immigration waffle reflects voter confusion on issue
AKRON, Ohio (AP) -- Dean Green supports Donald Trump partly because of the GOP presidential nominee's tough, deport-them-all stance on illegal immigration. But the 57-year-old Republican paused as he complained about U.S. immigration policy and acknowledged that deporting all 11 million people in the U.S. illegally would separate families....

US, Russia renew push for elusive agreement on Syria
GENEVA (AP) -- The United States and Russia on Friday renewed efforts to secure a military and humanitarian cooperation agreement for war-torn Syria after months of hesitation, missed deadlines and failed attempts to forge a truce....

Hillary Clinton agrees to not campaign or run ads on 9/11
NEW YORK (AP) -- Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and her running mate, Tim Kaine, will not campaign or run ads on Sept. 11....

The Latest: Clinton defends work of family foundation
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT):...

Chicago Story: Trump sends GOP donors spinning
CHICAGO (AP) -- Ron Gidwitz, Dan Webb and William Kunkler are veteran Republicans - and friends - from Chicago's political money circuit. They raised buckets of cash for Mitt Romney four years ago. This time, however, their party's nominee has sent them spinning off in three directions....

Maine governor leaves obscene tirade on lawmaker's voicemail
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- Maine Republican Gov. Paul LePage has unleashed an obscene tirade on a Democratic legislator, leaving him a message that said "I am after you" and telling reporters he wished he could point a gun between the legislator's eyes....

Burr sticks to low-key style in N. Carolina re-election bid
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- Republican Sen. Richard Burr drives alone, steering his white 2013 Hyundai sedan to dozens of factory tours and other North Carolina stops. If there's a TV camera or a reporter, he'll talk. If not, he'll move on....

US warship fires warning shots at Iranian boats
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A U.S. Navy ship fired three warning shots in the direction of an Iranian boat that was approaching another American ship head-on in the North Arabian Gulf on Wednesday, U.S. officials said, in an escalation of encounters in the region this week....

Obama plans to create world's largest marine protected area
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama will expand a national monument off the coast of Hawaii, creating a safe zone for tuna, sea turtles and thousands of other species in what will be the world's largest marine protected area....

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