Trump gains on Clinton, poll shows 'rigged' message resonates
By Emily Stephenson and Amanda Becker NEWTOWN, Pa./CLEVELAND (Reuters) - Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gained on his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton among American voters this week, cutting her lead nearly in half, according to Reuters/Ipsos polling released on Friday. The polling data showed Trump's argument that the Nov. 8 election is "rigged" against him has resonated with members of his party. "Remember folks, it's a rigged system," Trump told a Pennsylvania rally on Friday.
Defense: Men accused in Kansas plot prepared for 'upheaval'
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) ? Three men accused of plotting to bomb Somali immigrants in western Kansas were only preparing to defend themselves in the event of "massive social upheaval" as they accumulated firearms and ammunition, a defense attorney said Friday.
Ex-NSA worker accused of stealing secrets to stay in custody
BALTIMORE (AP) ? A former National Security Agency contractor accused in a massive theft of classified information will remain in custody as prosecutors continue building a criminal case against him, a federal judge ruled Friday.
Senior NJ Transit leaders skip hearing on deadly train crash
New Jersey Transit's top officials skipped a state oversight hearing Friday to meet with federal regulators, upsetting lawmakers eager to question them about their agency's poor safety record and slow ...
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.
Russian indicted on charges he hacked LinkedInSAN FRANCISCO (AP) ? A Russian man has been charged with hacking and stealing information from computers at LinkedIn and other San Francisco Bay Area companies, federal prosecutors announced Friday.
Christie aide on trial says she told him of traffic study
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) ? Republican Gov. Chris Christie approved of a traffic study on the George Washington Bridge, his former deputy chief of staff testified Friday in her criminal trial, but federal prosecutors say it was actually a cover story for a political payback scheme designed to cause traffic jams.
AT&T agrees in principle to buy Time Warner for $85 billion: sources
By Jessica Toonkel and Greg Roumeliotis NEW YORK (Reuters) - AT&T Inc has reached an agreement in principle to buy Time Warner Inc for about $85 billion, sources said on Friday, paving the way for the biggest deal in the world this year that would give the telecom company control of cable TV channels HBO and CNN, film studio Warner Bros and other coveted media assets. AT&T, which sells wireless phone and broadband services, has already made moves to turn itself into a media powerhouse, buying satellite TV provider DirecTV last year for $48.5 billion. AT&T will pay $110 per Time Warner share, or about $85 billion overall, sources told Reuters.
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Daughter of man in The Piano Guys missing in Oregon
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) ? The 21-year-old daughter of one of men in the Utah-based music group The Piano Guys has been reported missing and may have gotten injured or lost on a hike in the Columbia River Gorge in Oregon, authorities say.