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US: Clinton calendars won't be released until after election
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The government is telling The Associated Press it won't finish before Election Day releasing monthly batches of the detailed daily schedules showing meetings by Hillary Clinton during her time as secretary of state. That comes seven months after a federal judge ordered it to begin releasing them....

Clinton says controversies behind her; Trump begs to differ
NEW YORK (AP) -- Hillary Clinton vigorously defended her family's foundation against Donald Trump's criticism on Friday and declared she's confident there will be no major further accusations involving the foundation, her emails or anything else that could undermine her chances of defeating him in November....

US, Russia fall short on deal to restore Syria truce
GENEVA (AP) -- The United States and Russia said Friday they had resolved a number of issues standing in the way of restoring a nationwide truce to Syria and opening up aid deliveries, but were unable once again to forge a comprehensive agreement on stepping up cooperation to end the brutal war that has killed hundreds of thousands....

Deportations just latest topic where Trump has wavered
WASHINGTON (AP) -- As he powered through his rivals in the Republican primary, Donald Trump sold himself as the "tell-it-like-it-is" candidate, a brash truth-teller whose policy pronouncements wouldn't be swayed by the polls....

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....

The Latest: Pence opens Indiana's 1st Trump campaign office
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT):...

Candidates capitalize on the ever-powerful 'religious vote'
ATLANTA (AP) -- Republican Donald Trump has told conservative evangelical pastors in Florida that his presidency would preserve "religious liberty" and reverse what he insists is a government-enforced muzzling of Christians....

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....

Garland tells law students that careers can be unpredictable
Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland told entering Harvard Law School students on Friday that they shouldn't expect a predictable career path because life can take surprising turns....

Lawmakers call Maine governor unhinged after obscene tirade
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- Maine's bombastic Republican governor has built a reputation on his unfiltered comments, but his obscene tirade unleashed on a liberal lawmaker prompted Democratic lawmakers Friday to warn that the governor was coming unhinged and to call for a political intervention....

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