Trump's 'rigged' election message resonating, new poll shows
By Emily Stephenson and Amanda Becker JOHNSTOWN, Pa./CLEVELAND (Reuters) - Republican candidate Donald Trump said on Friday that he continues to believe the Nov. 8 election is "rigged" against him, a message that has resonated with members of his party, a new Reuters/Ipsos poll shows. Trump has been coy about whether he will accept the results of the election should Democratic rival Hillary Clinton beat him. Trump, 70, was in North Carolina and Pennsylvania, while Clinton, 68, campaigned in Ohio.
Ex-player says concussions are still widely underestimatedHOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) ? Former NFL Alumni Association President George Martin told a concussion conference Friday the injury is a scourge in contact sports with long-term consequences still widely underestimated.
US cyber attacks hit Twitter, Netflix, other top websites
Successive cyber attacks took large portions of the internet off line on Friday, rendering major companies including Twitter and Netflix inaccessible to millions of users in the United States and elsewhere. Multiple times in a single day, the attacks incapacitated a crucial piece of internet infrastructure, frustrating or outright blocking access to websites and exposing vulnerabilities in the overall internet network. It also commanded the attention of top US security agencies including the Department of Homeland Security.
Church bells peal in town retaken by Iraqi troops from Islamic State
By Stephen Kalin BARTELLA, Iraq (Reuters) - The din of bullets, mortars and bombs in the northern Iraqi town of Bartella was replaced momentarily on Friday by a sound not heard there for more than two years: the peal of church bells. A cautious calm returned to this historic Christian area following its recapture from Islamic State a day earlier as Iraqi forces push west towards Mosul, the jihadists' last major stronghold in the country. Bartella, once home to thousands of Assyrian Christians, emptied in August 2014 when Islamic State seized control as part of a lightning blitz across large swathes of Iraq and neighboring Syria.
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Christie aide on trial says she told him of traffic study
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) ? Republican Gov. Chris Christie approved of a traffic study on the George Washington Bridge, his former deputy chief of staff testified Friday in her criminal trial, but federal prosecutors say it was actually a cover story for a political payback scheme designed to cause traffic jams.
The Latest: Clinton asks undecided voters to think seriously
The Latest: Union: About time Minneapolis officers clearedMINNEAPOLIS (AP) ? The Latest on an internal investigation by Minneapolis police into the November 2015 fatal shooting of a black man by two white officers on the city's north side (all times local):
AT&T in advanced talks to buy Time Warner: banking source
Telecom giant AT&T is in advanced talks to acquire entertainment group Time Warner, a banking source familiar with the negotiations said Friday. A deal possibly worth more than $70 billion could be announced as soon as Monday, the source told AFP, confirming a report in the Wall Street Journal. Time Warner's assets include the networks CNN and HBO.
Let's toast: Jim Beam strike ends with promise to expandJim Beam ended a nearly weeklong strike at two bourbon distilleries in Kentucky on Friday, toasting a labor settlement that answers the workers' key demand with a commitment to hire more full-time staff. ...