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Clinton camp preparing for possibility Trump won't concede
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) -- Hillary Clinton's campaign is increasingly preparing for the possibility that Donald Trump may never concede the presidential election should she win, a development that could enormously complicate the crucial early weeks of her preparations to take office....

3 states say they denied Russia request to monitor election
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Oklahoma and at least two other states said Friday that they have denied efforts by Russian officials to be present at polling stations during the election, requests the U.S. State Department's spokesman dismissed as "nothing more than a PR stunt."...

Early voting: Democrats show strength in key battlegrounds
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Hillary Clinton appears to be displaying strength in the crucial battleground states of North Carolina and Florida among voters casting ballots before Election Day, and may also be building an early vote advantage in Arizona and Colorado....

Hacked emails: Clinton pushed for charity meeting in Morocco
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Hacked emails reveal internal disagreement among top aides to Hillary Clinton about her determination to hold a Clinton Foundation summit in Morocco that later drew attention over its reliance on large financial pledges from foreign governments....

1 classification upgrade in new batch of Clinton emails
WASHINGTON (AP) -- One email in a new batch of Hillary Clinton's emails released Friday by the State Department contains classified information....

Trump attorneys seek to bar his campaign comments at trial
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Donald Trump's attorneys have asked a federal judge to exclude any statements made by or about the Republican nominee during the presidential campaign from his upcoming civil trial over the now-defunct Trump University, according to court records....

Trump vows no regrets; Clinton ups pressure over Khan attack
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Hillary Clinton ramped up her pressure on Donald Trump in the election's most competitive states Friday with an emotional TV ad targeting his criticism of a Muslim-American family. Trump vowed to go all-out in the final three weeks so he'll have no regrets - even if he loses....

After rejecting Trump, McCain navigates tough GOP path
PHOENIX (AP) -- In his pursuit of a sixth term, Republican Sen. John McCain reluctantly stood by Donald Trump for months despite personal insults and the bombastic businessman's string of controversial claims....

Best and worst jokes from Trump, Clinton at white-tie affair
NEW YORK (AP) -- Every four years, the Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner is meant to be a campaign cease-fire, when the presidential nominees share the stage a final time before Election Day and trade warm-hearted jokes....

The Latest: Pence mixes politics and preaching in NH
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT):...

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