Hacked emails show Clinton aides surprised at 2015 email revelations
By Jonathan Allen NEW YORK (Reuters) - Two aides in charge of running Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign were taken aback as news broke in March 2015 of Clinton's use of private email for her work as U.S. secretary of state, according to stolen emails published on Thursday by WikiLeaks. The late-night exchange between Robby Mook, Clinton's campaign manager, and John Podesta, the campaign chairman, happened within hours of the New York Times breaking the news that Clinton exclusively used a private email account in a way that may have broken records rules. "Did you have any idea of the depth of this story?" Podesta wrote to Mook at 10:27 p.m. on the night the Times story appeared online, according to an exchange published by WikiLeaks.
Mobile and video pump profit at Google parent Alphabet
Google parent Alphabet on Thursday reported its quarterly profit climbed 27 percent to $5.1 billion, boosted by mobile and video advertising revenue. "We had a great third quarter," Alphabet chief financial officer Ruth Porat said in the earnings release. It has been about a year since the California internet titan revamped its corporate structure, making the Google internet operations a division of Alphabet and putting units such as autonomous cars and internet service balloons in an "other bets" category.
Grand Ole Opry is going north to NYC with new venueNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) ? The Grand Ole Opry is going north. The famous venue for country music is branching out of Tennessee for the first time its 91-year history with a new restaurant and venue in Times Square.
Michigan men adopt stray dog, puppies at bachelor party
Ted Cruz's Supreme Court remark draws White House criticism
WASHINGTON (AP) ? Sen. Ted Cruz's suggestion of an indefinite Supreme Court vacancy under a President Hillary Clinton raises questions about the credibility and integrity of Republicans who have said the next president should get to the choose who fills the vacancy, White House spokesman Josh Earnest said Thursday.
Texas officials refute 'vote-flipping' after Trump tweet
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) ? In his latest attempt to cast doubt on the election process, GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump raised suspicions Thursday about the voting machines in reliably Republican Texas despite producing no evidence of an actual problem.
Trump takes issue with Clinton's criticism of Putin
SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) ? Donald Trump on Thursday criticized rival Hillary Clinton for being too tough on Vladimir Putin, once again raising eyebrows about the Republican candidate's relationship with the Russian president.
Apple adds keyboard touch functions to Mac in major refresh
CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) ? Apple's high-end Mac laptops are getting a touch-sensitive strip above the keyboard, as the company aims to spark consumer interest in a product line that's often overshadowed by newer gadgets like the iPad and iPhone.
US stock indexes slip further, but bond yields surge
U.S. stocks slipped for the third consecutive day Thursday as media and defense companies skidded. Bond yields climbed to their highest levels since May, which helped banks and hurt stocks that pay big ...
USA Today publisher Gannett posts loss as print ads sink
MCLEAN, Va. (AP) ? USA Today publisher Gannett, suffering from the ongoing print-ad declines that have hurt the broader newspaper industry, is cutting jobs as it reported a loss in its latest quarter.