Obama increasingly looks to boost down-ballot Democrats
LOS ANGELES (AP) ? Entering the last two weeks of the campaign, President Barack Obama is putting more emphasis on helping Democrats in close Senate and House races with a strategy that ties their Republican opponents to Donald Trump ? regardless of whether they support the GOP nominee.
Japan shares hit six-mth high, U.S. dollar advances
Japan's Nikkei rose 0.8 percent to its highest since late April as a softening yen burnished the outlook for the country's exporters. Markets elsewhere were more mixed, leaving MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan flat.
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QB Jay Cutler receives medical clearance to play for BearsLAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) ? Finally, some good news for the scuffling Chicago Bears: Quarterback Jay Cutler will return from a thumb injury to play against the Minnesota Vikings on Oct. 31.
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Trump rejects 'phony' polls, insists 'we are winning'
ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (AP) ? A defiant Donald Trump blamed his campaign struggles on "phony polls" from the "disgusting" media on Monday, fighting to energize his most loyal supporters as his path to the presidency shrinks.