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AP Top Political News at 2:40 p.m. EDT

Koch donors gather for weekend retreat
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) -- Billionaire industrialist and conservative benefactor Charles Koch is hosting hundreds of the nation's most powerful political donors this weekend in Colorado....

For 8 summer nights, 2 starkly different visions of America
WASHINGTON (AP) -- For eight summer nights, there were two starkly different visions of America....

Trump, Clinton spar for national security upper hand
WASHINGTON (AP) -- In their struggle for the upper hand on national security, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are emphasizing strikingly different themes - he as the bold and cunningly unpredictable strongman who will eliminate terrorism; she as the calm, conventional commander in chief who will manage all manner of crises....

Convention over, Clinton faces hacking, Trump criticism
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Giddy if exhausted, Hillary Clinton embarked on a post-convention Rust Belt bus tour just hours after becoming the first female presidential nominee of a major political party. The celebratory mood quickly evaporated amid fresh revelations that hackers had breached a program used by her campaign and Republican nominee Donald Trump promised to sharpen his barbs....

Trump's Russia reset ideas alarming allies, many in US
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Donald Trump's flurry of offhand remarks and abrupt zingers on Russia - praising Vladimir Putin, dismissing NATO - have jolted the world, not to mention the U.S. presidential campaign....

Hacker breaches a computer system Clinton campaign uses
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Officials say a computer service used by the campaign of Hillary Clinton was hacked as part of a broader breach of the Democratic National Committee, an intrusion for which the Russian government remains the leading suspect....

Pentagon says no US military support for Turkey coup
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Pentagon on Friday flatly rejected allegations by Turkey's president that the U.S. military was somehow involved in or in any way supported the recent failed coup in that country....

The Latest: Trump slams Clinton's 'rosy-dory' optimism
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on the 2016 presidential race after the Democratic and Republican nominating conventions (all times EDT):...

Obama signs bill requiring labeling of GMO foods
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama has signed into law a bill that will require labeling of genetically modified ingredients for the first time....