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.
France starts tearing down 'Jungle' migrant camp
French workers escorted by riot police on Tuesday began tearing down shacks and tents in the Calais "Jungle" vacated by migrants who have been bussed to shelters around the country. The demolition work began on the second day of a massive operation to clear the squalid camp in northern France, where an estimated 6,000-8,000 migrants, mostly Afghans, Sudanese and Eritreans, have been living. Mattresses, blankets, clothes, pots and suitcases left behind by the migrants were also carted away.
Q&A: New sign-up season; new woes for Obama health law
WASHINGTON (AP) ? President Barack Obama is leaving the White House in a few months, but the troubles of his signature health care law continue to make headlines. With premiums rising by double digits and many consumers scrambling to replace coverage because their insurer bailed out, the 2017 sign-up season that starts Nov. 1 looks challenging.
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Britain backs Heathrow airport expansion despite splits
The British government approved a new third runway at London's Heathrow airport on Tuesday, a long-awaited decision that has stoked divisions and follows decades of debate. The move was hailed by Transport Secretary Chris Grayling as a "momentous step" but sparked protests and threats of legal action from opponents. Following Britain's vote in June to leave the European Union, the "long overdue" decision would "send a clear message today that Britain is open for business", Grayling told parliament.
Sumner Redstone forced to borrow $100 million from National Amusements: lawsuit
The lawsuit, filed in Los Angeles Superior Court, says Redstone cashed in stock options and restricted shares of Viacom and CBS to give $45 million each to Manuela Herzer and Sydney Holland. Representatives for Herzer and Holland could not immediately be reached for comment.
Stocks fall as earnings hit consumer names like Whirlpool
NEW YORK (AP) ? U.S. stocks are slipping Tuesday as corporate earnings dominate the news and consumer companies like athletic apparel maker Under Armour and appliance maker Whirlpool absorb their largest losses in years. However strong results for household goods maker Procter & Gamble are sending its stock higher.
Target plays up value for the holiday season
NEW YORK (AP) ? From a Broadway-style marketing campaign to more exclusive toys, Target wants to lure shoppers during the final critical months of the year. More importantly, though, it needs to convince shoppers that it's the place for deals.
Man with sons in arms dies in leap from bridge; boys surviveWANAQUE, N.J. (AP) ? A man died after jumping off a highway bridge with his two toddler sons in his arms, yet the boys survived the 100-foot plunge into a wooded area and are expected to make a full recovery.
Beer run! Self-driving truck goes 120-plus miles on delivery
DENVER (AP) ? Anheuser-Busch says it has completed the world's first commercial shipment by self-driving truck, sending a beer-filled tractor-trailer on a journey of more than 120 miles through Colorado.