Poll: Young voters now coming through for Hillary Clinton
WASHINGTON (AP) ? Liane Golightly has finally decided who she'll vote for on Election Day. Hillary Clinton is not a choice the 30-year-old Republican would have predicted, nor one that excites her. But the former supporter of Ohio Gov. John Kasich says it's the only choice she can make.
Trump rejects 'phony' polls, insists 'we are winning'
ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (AP) ? A defiant Donald Trump blamed his campaign struggles on "phony polls" from the "disgusting" media on Monday, fighting to energize his most loyal supporters as his path to the presidency shrinks.
Clinton slams Trump for comments on offensive against Islamic State
By Luciana Lopez and Steve Holland MANCHESTER, N.H./ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (Reuters) - U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton slammed rival Donald Trump on Monday for saying that the week-old effort to retake the Iraqi city of Mosul from the control of Islamic State was going badly. ?He?s basically declaring defeat before the battle has even started,? Clinton said at a campaign event in New Hampshire. ?He?s proving to the world what it means to have an unqualified commander in chief.? In a tweet on Sunday, Trump, the Republican nominee for the Nov. 8 election, said the ?attack on Mosul is turning out to be a total disaster.
Former Uruguayan President Jorge Batlle dies at 88
MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) ? Former President Jorge Batlle, an extroverted and irreverent politician who dominated Uruguayan politics for decades and led it during one of its worst economic recessions, died on Monday. He was 88.
Guard seeks federal aid for soldiers told to return bonuses
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) ? Members of Congress and veterans leaders on Monday called for federal action to absolve the debts of nearly 10,000 soldiers in California alone who have been ordered by the Pentagon to repay enlistment bonuses a decade after they signed up to serve in Iraq and Afghanistan.
4-time Pro Bowl RB Arian Foster announces his retirementMIAMI (AP) ? Four-time Pro Bowler Arian Foster says he can no longer take the punishment an NFL running back endures, so he is retiring midway through an injury-plagued season with the Miami Dolphins.
U.S. takes aim at cyber attacks from connected devices as recalls mount
By Joseph Menn SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Obama administration officials sought on Monday to reassure the public that it was taking steps to counter new types of cyber attacks such as the one Friday that rendered Twitter, Spotify, Netflix and dozens of other major websites unavailable. The Department of Homeland Security said it had held a conference call with 18 major communication service providers shortly after the attack began and was working to develop a new set of ?strategic principles? for securing internet-connected devices. DHS said its National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center was working with companies, law enforcement and researchers to cope with attacks made possible by the rapidly expanding number of smart gadgets that make up the "internet of Things.
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Obama increasingly looks to boost down-ballot Democrats
LOS ANGELES (AP) ? Entering the last two weeks of the campaign, President Barack Obama is putting more emphasis on helping Democrats in close Senate and House races with a strategy that ties their Republican opponents to Donald Trump ? regardless of whether they support the GOP nominee.