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Russia sends more warplanes to Syria amid world anger at 'barbarous' strikes

MOSCOW/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Russia is sending more warplanes to Syria to ramp up its campaign of air strikes, a Russian newspaper reported on Friday, as Moscow defied global censure over an escalation that Western countries say has torpedoed diplomacy. Read More


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Clinton leads Trump by 5 points: Reuters/Ipsos poll

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. More »


Drop in U.S. consumer spending clouds Fed rate hike outlook

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. consumer spending fell in August for the first time in seven months while inflation showed signs of accelerating, mixed signals that could keep the Federal Reserve cautious about raising interest rates. More »


Alabama chief justice ousted over gay marriage defiance

(Reuters) - The chief justice of Alabama's Supreme Court was effectively ousted on Friday by a judicial panel that found he unethically resisted U.S. court rulings that legalized same-sex marriage. More »


EU fast-tracks Paris climate deal to brink of entering into force

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. More »


College Board says upcoming SATs won't contain questions exposed in breach

NEW YORK/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - For the first time since a massive security breach exposed about 400 unpublished questions meant for upcoming SAT tests, the College Board will administer the important college entrance exam this weekend. More »


Trump goes on the offensive against a former beauty queen, Clinton calls him 'unhinged'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump escalated his attacks on a former beauty queen with a vague and unsubstantiated allegation about a sex tape in predawn Twitter posts on Friday that prompted Democratic rival Hillary Clinton to denounce him as "unhinged." More »


Wall Street jumps as Deutsche Bank bounces back

(Reuters) - Wall Street rallied on Friday, lifted by a surge in Deutsche Bank shares and financial stocks after concerns eased about the health of the German bank. More »


OPEC oil output hits record on Iraq, Libya boost: Reuters survey

LONDON (Reuters) - OPEC's oil output is likely to reach its highest in recent history in September, a Reuters survey found on Friday, as Iraq boosted northern exports and Libya reopened some of its main oil terminals. More »


Investigators seek clues on why New Jersey train failed to stop

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investigators on Friday examined the black box recorder recovered from twisted wreckage of a New Jersey commuter train for clues as to why it plowed into a landmark terminal, killing a woman on the platform and injuring scores of people. More »


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