BMW issues recall for new Takata air bag problem
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Clinton leads Trump by 5 points: Reuters/Ipsos poll
By Chris Kahn NEW YORK (Reuters) - Democrat Hillary Clinton has a 5 percentage point lead over Republican Donald Trump in the U.S. presidential race, according to the latest Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll released on Friday, roughly the same advantage she has held all month. The survey result showed little movement following Monday night's presidential debate, the first of three debates before the Nov. 8 election. The Sept. 23-29 national tracking poll showed that likely voters support Clinton over Trump by 43 percent to 38 percent, while another 19 percent said they would not pick either candidate.
The Latest: US says Syria dialogue with Russia continues
Twitter storm: Trump shames former-beauty pageant winner
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) ? Donald Trump shamed a former beauty pageant winner Friday for her sexual history and encouraged presidential voters to check out what he called her "sex tape," in an early-morning tweet-storm that dragged him further away from his campaign's efforts to broaden his appeal to women.
A-Rod starts new role as minor league instructor in TampaTAMPA, Fla. (AP) ? Alex Rodriguez is back on the field for the New York Yankees in his new role as an instructor.
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Spain's Abengoa posts 3.7-bn-euro first half loss
Spain's debt-laden energy giant Abengoa on Friday posted a 3.7-billion-euro ($4.2-billion) net loss in the first half of 2016, as it seeks to seal a deal with creditors to ward off bankruptcy. The world player in solar and wind power, biofuels and water management announced last year that it was filing for preliminary protection from creditors following years of frenzied, unsustainable expansion worldwide. The group now has until October 25 for creditors and investors to sign off on the deal, which would see it receive a cash injection of 650 million euros on top of loans already granted to the company.
Clinton in a landslide _ in endorsements: Does it matter?
EU fast-tracks Paris climate deal to brink of entering into force
By Alissa de Carbonnel BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union states agreed on Friday on a fast-track, joint ratification of the Paris accord to combat climate change, pushing the landmark global pact to the brink of entering into force. The 2015 Paris deal will guide a radical shift of the world economy away from fossil fuels. Friday's agreement by environment ministers from all EU 28 member states marks a rare political breakthrough for the bloc at a time of uncertainty over Britain's departure and discord over the migration crisis.