Energized Clinton hits campaign trail in battleground blitz
Invigorated by both her commanding poll numbers and eyebrow-raising declarations by Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton returned to campaigning Friday seeking to keep her boot on her rival's neck in the final weeks of their roller-coaster presidential race. Clinton, who is vying to be America's first female president, heads to Ohio aiming to block Trump's efforts to claim the key battleground, while the Manhattan real estate mogul hosts rallies in North Carolina and Pennsylvania. Trump, 70, sent the campaign into uncharted waters by suggesting he may not recognize the result and could launch a legal challenge if Clinton wins -- a surprising rejection of political norms.
Appeals court considers Arizona cross-border shooting case
European Space Agency says its experimental Mars probe crash-landed and may have exploded when it hit the surfaceEuropean Space Agency says its experimental Mars probe crash-landed and may have exploded when it hit the surface.
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Philippines Duterte says he is not severing ties with the United States
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Friday he was not severing ties with the United States, but wanted to "separate" Manila's foreign policy from that of Washington. "What I was really saying was separation of foreign policy," Duterte said, as he attempted to clarify what he meant when he announced his "separation" from the United States at a business forum in the presence of Chinese leaders. "It need not dovetail the foreign policy of America.
Adviser says he told Christie officials knew of bridge plot
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) ? New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was told that two of his staffers had knowledge of the George Washington Bridge lane closures before he told reporters that no one in his administration knew about the closings, one of his top political advisers testified Friday.
China protests 'illegal,' 'provocative' U.S. South China Sea patrolChina's Defense Ministry said that a patrol by a U.S. warship in the South China Sea on Friday was "illegal" and "provocative" and that it had lodged a protest with the United States. In a statement on its website, the ministry said two Chinese warships had warned the U.S. warship to leave during the patrol. U.S. defense officials said the guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur challenged "excessive maritime claims" in a patrol near the Paracel Islands, among a string of islets, reefs and shoals over which China has territorial disputes with its neighbors.
London City Airport evacuated amid fire alarmLONDON (AP) ? Officials say London City Airport has been evacuated after a fire alarm sounded and some passengers reported feeling unwell.
Early voting: Democrats show strength in key battlegrounds
WASHINGTON (AP) ? Hillary Clinton appears to be displaying strength in the crucial battleground states of North Carolina and Florida among voters casting ballots before Election Day, and may also be building an early vote advantage in Arizona and Colorado.
Muslims protest in front of Colosseum over mosque closures