Report: Syrian government blamed for 3rd chemical attackUNITED NATIONS (AP) ? An international team says the Syrian government carried out a third chemical attack in the conflict-wracked nation.
Cyber attacks disrupt PayPal, Twitter, other sites
Hackers unleashed a complex attack on the internet through common devices like webcams and digital recorders and cut access to some of the world's best known websites on Friday, a stunning breach of global internet stability. The attacks struck Twitter, Paypal, Spotify and other customers of an infrastructure company in New Hampshire called Dyn, which acts as a switchboard for internet traffic. The attackers used hundreds of thousands of internet-connected devices that had previously been infected with a malicious code that allowed them to cause outages that began in the Eastern United States and then spread to other parts of the country and Europe.
Half of Republicans would reject election result if Clinton wins: Reuters/Ipsos
By Maurice Tamman NEW YORK (Reuters) - Donald Trump has repeatedly called this year's presidential election rigged and has coyly said "I will keep you in suspense? on whether he would accept a Hillary Clinton victory, but many Republicans are less circumspect, according to a new poll. Only half of Republicans would accept Clinton, the Democratic nominee, as their president. Conversely, seven out of 10 Democrats said they would accept a Trump victory and less than 50 percent would attribute it to illegal voting or vote rigging, the poll showed.
Montana judge sparks outrage with no prison time for incestHELENA, Mont. (AP) ? A judge's decision not to order prison time for a Montana man who raped his 12-year-old daughter has sparked outrage from afar and calls closer to home to toughen the state's law, which allows such lenience in certain circumstances.
NY enacts restrictions on Airbnb, with fines of up to $7,500ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) ? New York state enacted one of the nation's toughest restrictions on Airbnb on Friday with a new law authorizing fines of up to $7,500 for many short-term rentals.
Obama nixes twerking at final White House musical event
Overloaded train derails in Cameroon, killing at least 53
Clinton camp preparing for possibility Trump won't concede
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) ? Hillary Clinton's campaign is increasingly preparing for the possibility that Donald Trump may never concede the presidential election should she win, a development that could enormously complicate the crucial early weeks of her preparations to take office.
No regrets, Trump vows; Clinton pursues his supporters
CLEVELAND (AP) ? Hillary Clinton ramped up her pressure on Donald Trump in the election's most competitive states Friday with an emotional TV ad targeting his criticism of a Muslim-American family. Trump vowed to go all-out in the final three weeks so he'll have no regrets ? even if he loses.
UN expert urges next UN chief to focus on ending tax havens