American Airlines jet catches fire on takeoff at Chicago airport
The engine of an American Airlines jet caught fire as the aircraft was about to depart Chicago's O'Hare International Airport on Friday, prompting the crew to abort takeoff and evacuate passengers via emergency chutes, authorities said. No serious injuries were reported in the incident, which occurred just hours before a similar, unrelated mishap in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, where the landing gear of a FedEx cargo plane collapsed, sparking a fire that was quickly extinguished. The company later said the FedEx pilots were safe.
FBI's October surprise complicates race for Hillary Clinton
A new shock hit Hillary Clinton's campaign Friday in the unpredictable and often unbelievable presidential race: The FBI is looking into whether there was classified information on a device belonging to ...
Clinton email problem resurfaces as FBI announces review
By Mark Hosenball and Jonathan Allen WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - The FBI is investigating more emails as part of a probe into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email system, it said on Friday, in a new twist to the U.S. presidential campaign that could damage the Democratic candidate just 11 days before Election Day. Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey said in a letter to Republican U.S. congressional committee chairmen that the agency would determine whether the additional emails contained classified information, adding that he did not know "how long it will take us to complete this additional work." The announcement came as Clinton and Republican opponent Donald Trump enter the final stretch of campaigning ahead of the Nov. 8 election.
Clinton says confident new emails will not change FBI probe's conclusion
DES MOINES, Iowa (Reuters) - U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Friday called on the FBI to release all new information in its probe of her private email server and said she did not think the agency would change its conclusion in July not to prosecute her. "The American people deserve to get the full and complete facts immediately. The director himself has said he doesn't know whether the emails referenced in his letter are significant or not. I'm confident whatever they are will not change the conclusion reached in July," she told reporters. ...
Boosting Clinton, Obama aims to build up Democratic Party
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) ? President Barack Obama had a warning Friday for Democrats in battleground Florida who may be slightly too confident that Hillary Clinton will win the election: Even if she does, it's not enough.
Contrite Wade fined $25,000 for throat-slash gesture
Chicago guard Dwyane Wade apologized Friday for making a throat-slashing gesture after hitting a game-clinching basket, but that didn't prevent the NBA from fining him $25,000. Wade made the gesture with his right hand after sinking a three-pointer with 26.3 seconds remaining in the Bulls' season-opening win over the Boston Celtics on Thursday. "I wanna apologize to my young fans on my gesture at the end of last nights game," Wade wrote on Twitter.
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FBI investigating new emails for classified informationWASHINGTON (AP) ? The FBI informed Congress Friday it is investigating whether there is classified information in new emails that have emerged in its probe of Hillary Clinton's private server. The FBI said in July its investigation was finished.
Venezuela crisis should be addressed at Latin American summit: Peru presidentVenezuela's political crisis should be among top discussion items at a regional summit for Latin American leaders taking place this weekend in Cartagena, Colombia, Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski said on Friday. The oil-rich country's socialist government is confronting political protests in the streets and in Venezuela's Congress after opposition leaders accused President Nicolas Maduro of blocking efforts to hold a recall vote aimed at ousting him. "I think it will be an important meeting, first because we will talk about the big topics for Latin America, including, I hope, issues in neighbor Venezuela," Kuczynski, who took office in July, said upon arrival in Cartagena.
Juror: Acquittal was not endorsement of Oregon occupiers
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) ? The acquittal of seven people who occupied a federal wildlife sanctuary in Oregon was a rejection of the prosecution's conspiracy case, not an endorsement of the defendants' actions in the armed protest, a juror said Friday, a day after the stunning verdict that government officials feared could embolden other groups.