The Latest: NC State's Gottfried loses about 40 pounds
Trump: I'll run America like my business. Clinton: Let's not
WASHINGTON (AP) ? His presidential dreams increasingly in question, Donald Trump pushed his business empire to the center of his political campaign Wednesday. Taking a break from battleground states, he made the case at his newest hotel that all Americans should look to his corporate record for evidence of how well he'd run the country.
Time running out for Thursday signing of EU-Canada deal
Time was running out on the European Union to sign a landmark free trade deal with Canada on Thursday after Belgium failed to make decisive headway to lift a crucial veto of one of its regions. In a race ...
Tesla reports first quarterly profit in more than three years
Tesla Motors Inc reported its first quarterly net profit in more than three years on Wednesday, buoyed by nearly $139 million in sales of clean car credits, and Chief Executive Elon Musk said the company could also turn a profit in the fourth quarter. It also reported generating $176 million in free cash flow. Tesla reiterated that the mass-market Model 3 sedan was on plan for deliveries in the second half of 2017.
AP Explains: Why African states have started leaving the ICC
JOHANNESBURG (AP) ? Until last week, no country had withdrawn from the International Criminal Court. Now, three African states ? South Africa, Burundi and Gambia ? have made official decisions to leave. Gambia announced its decision late Tuesday. Concerns are high that more African countries now will act on years of threats to pull out amid accusations that the court unfairly focuses on the continent. Here's a look at what it all means.
Cruz suggests leaving vacancy on Supreme CourtWASHINGTON (AP) ? Texas Sen. Ted Cruz is raising the possibility that Republicans would decline to fill the Supreme Court vacancy if Democrat Hillary Clinton is elected president.
The Latest: Chicago Cubs a boon for baseball's TV ratings
Baseball hopes to beat rain, get in Game 2 of World Series
More Republicans expect Clinton to win U.S. election than Trump
By Chris Kahn NEW YORK (Reuters) - More Republicans now think Democrat Hillary Clinton, rather than Donald Trump, will win the presidency, as their party's candidate struggles with difficulties including allegations of sexual misconduct and his suggestion he may not honor the outcome of the election. A Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Wednesday and conducted from Oct. 20 to Oct. 24 found that 41 percent of Republicans expected Clinton to win the Nov. 8 election, versus 40 percent who picked Trump. Among Trump's supporters, 49 percent in the latest poll said they believed Trump would win, down from 67 percent who felt that way at the beginning of the month.
Republicans may be on verge of losing U.S. Senate majority: aides
By Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican Party's two-year run in the majority of the U.S. Senate is at serious risk and may well end on Nov. 8, senior congressional aides said on Wednesday, blaming Donald Trump as a drag on down-ballot Republican candidates. With 13 days to go before elections, several Senate aides from both parties privately warned of trouble for Republicans. "Things are not good ... the Senate is gone," said one Republican aide who asked not to be identified in order to candidly discuss the turbulent outlook for the 2016 campaign.