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US mood hardens as leader of ally Philippines stokes outrage
WASHINGTON (AP) -- As the body count mounts in the Philippines' deadly war on drugs, and its combative president's rhetoric plumbs new depths, the mood in Washington toward a key Asian ally is hardening....

AP-NORC Poll: Half of Trump backers don't trust vote count
NEW YORK (AP) -- Amid Donald Trump's unprecedented assertion that the general election "is going to be rigged," many Americans who are drawn to the Republican nominee's campaign have major doubts about the accuracy of the vote count....

Analysis: Change isn't part of Trump's character - or appeal
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Donald Trump will not change....

Clinton wins endorsements, but they may not hold much sway
NEW YORK (AP) -- "A clear and present danger to our country." ''Xenophobia, racism and misogyny." ''Beneath our national dignity."...

Trump's habit of fuming over slights comes at political cost
NEW YORK (AP) -- Donald Trump's five-day feud with a former beauty queen is only the latest example of his insistence on airing and re-airing his grievances no matter the political cost....

Clinton calls Trump Twitter tirade 'unhinged, even for him'
CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) -- Hillary Clinton is criticizing Donald Trump's Twitter tirade against a former beauty pageant winner, calling it "unhinged, even for him."...

Clinton's 'nasty' Trump ads are mostly his own words
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Donald Trump says Hillary Clinton is making "nasty" ads about him. Most of Clinton's commercials about Trump, though, merely include clips of him speaking. Her campaign seems to have concluded that Trump is his own worst enemy....

Senators: Some mail-in voter registration deadlines defy law
Two Democratic senators say nine states are violating federal law with their mail-in voter registration deadlines for the November election, potentially disenfranchising thousands of people by blocking applications as many as three days earlier than other states....

Talk of sex tapes take presidential campaign on sordid turn
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) -- Donald Trump is encouraging voters to check out a "sex tape" featuring the former beauty queen with whom he's feuding. Hillary Clinton's campaign is suggesting that a better rental is the adult film in which Trump himself appears....

Trump: Presidential campaign could be good for his hotels
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Donald Trump suggests in a videotaped deposition released Friday that his presidential campaign could boost business at his hotels and increase the value of his personal brand....



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