Trump, GOP look to 'Obamacare' report as comeback lifeline
DORAL, Florida (AP) ? Suddenly armed with fresh political ammunition, Donald Trump and anxious Republicans across the nation seized on spiking health care costs Tuesday in a final-days effort to spark election momentum.
Highlights from Reuters' exclusive interview with Donald TrumpBelow are the highlights from Reuters' Oct. 25 exclusive interview with Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. SYRIA "(Hillary Clinton) has no plan for Syria. Syria is Russia and the new Iran that we built through the Iran deal, which is one of the worst negotiated deals I?ve ever seen.
Consumer stocks fall as Whirlpool, GM and others skid
NEW YORK (AP) ? Shaky results from consumer companies dragged the U.S. stock market lower on Tuesday as well-known names like appliance maker Whirlpool and athletic apparel maker Under Armour suffered their worst losses in years.
Exclusive: Trump says Clinton policy on Syria would lead to World War Three
By Steve Holland DORAL, Florida (Reuters) - U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said on Tuesday that Democrat Hillary Clinton's plan for Syria would "lead to World War Three," because of the potential for conflict with military forces from nuclear-armed Russia. In an interview focused largely on foreign policy, Trump said defeating Islamic State is a higher priority than persuading Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to step down, playing down a long-held goal of U.S. policy. Trump questioned how Clinton would negotiate with Russian President Vladimir Putin after demonizing him, and blamed President Barack Obama for a downturn in U.S. relations with the Philippines under its new president, Rodrigo Duterte.
Exclusive: U.S. House to vote on Iran Sanctions Act renewal as soon as November
By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican leaders of the U.S. House of Representatives plan a vote as soon as mid-November on a 10-year reauthorization of the Iran Sanctions Act, congressional aides told Reuters on Tuesday, setting up a potential showdown with the White House and Senate. The Iran Sanctions Act, or ISA, which expires on Dec. 31, allows trade, energy, defense and banking industry sanctions over Iran's nuclear program and ballistic missile tests. Its fate in the Senate was much less certain, and a White House spokesman would not say whether President Barack Obama would sign it into law.
Paul Beatty's 'The Sellout' is first US Booker Prize winner
LONDON (AP) ? Paul Beatty's "The Sellout," a stinging satire of race and class in the United States, won the Man Booker Prize on Tuesday ? the first time an American has taken the prestigious fiction award.
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Apple iPhone sales fall but beat estimates; shares slip
Apple Inc sold more iPhones than Wall Street had expected in the latest quarter, and the company forecast higher-than-expected revenue for the critical holiday-shopping season. The world's most valuable publicly traded company said on Tuesday it sold 45.51 million iPhones in the three months ended Sept. 24, beating the average analysts' estimate of 44.8 million, according to research firm FactSet StreetAccount. Revenue from Greater China, once seen as Apple's next growth engine, fell 29.8 percent in the quarter, after dropping 33 percent in the preceding period.
Ohio museum sells pieces despite protests from Cyprus, EgyptTOLEDO, Ohio (AP) ? The sale of nearly two dozen antiquities from an Ohio art museum brought in $640,000 on Tuesday despite objections to the auction from the governments of Egypt and Cyprus.