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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....

No regrets, Trump vows; Clinton pursues his supporters
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....

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....

Emails show machinations behind Clinton's shift on pipeline
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Hacked emails show Hillary Clinton's campaign wrestled with how to announce her opposition to construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline without losing the support of labor unions that supported to project....

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."...

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

Trump attorneys seek to bar his campaign comments at trial
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- In an unusual legal maneuver, 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....

Pence again finds himself as Donald Trump's clean-up man
RENO, Nevada (AP) -- It's become a familiar routine for Mike Pence....

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....

Obama nixes twerking at final White House musical event
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama said he's sad that one of his and the first lady's favorite traditions, musical night at the White House, ended Friday....

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