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Trump to Clinton: 'No more Mr. Nice Guy'

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Reuters) - U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said he was taking the gloves off in his battle against Democrat Hillary Clinton in the race for the White House after taking a scorching from speakers at the Democratic National Convention. Read More


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Russia says spyware found in state computer networks

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's intelligence service said on Saturday that the computer networks of 20 organizations, including state agencies and defense companies, have been infected with spyware in what it described as a targeted and coordinated attack. More »


Turkey expels nearly 1,400 personnel from armed forces: Anadolu

ISTANBUL/DIYARBAKIR, Turkey (Reuters) - The Turkish government dismissed nearly 1,400 military personnel for suspected links to a cleric it blames for an attempted coup, state media said on Sunday, hours after President Tayyip Erdogan announced sweeping changes to the armed forces. More »


U.S.-backed forces now control 40 percent of IS-held city of Manbij: monitor

BEIRUT (Reuters) - U.S.-backed forces now control 40 percent of the Islamic State-held Syrian city of Manbij after advances in the last day that secured them key areas inside the city near the Turkish border, a monitor said on Sunday. More »


Exclusive: Clinton campaign also hacked in attacks on Democrats

WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A computer network used by Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s campaign was hacked as part of a broad cyber attack on Democratic political organizations, people familiar with the matter told Reuters. More »


Fiery crash of hot air balloon kills 16 in central Texas

LOCKHART, Texas (Reuters) - A hot air balloon burst into flames over central Texas on Saturday after apparently striking power lines and plunged into a field, killing all 16 people aboard in one of the deadliest such accidents on record, police and eyewitnesses said. More »


Wind shift expected to help suppress deadly California wildfire

CARMEL-BY-THE-SEA, Calif. (Reuters) - A deadly wildfire near California's Big Sur coast raged mostly unchecked for a ninth day after gutting nearly 60 dwellings and forcing hundreds from homes and campgrounds, but a wind shift late on Saturday was expected to help firefighters quell the blaze. More »


Fatal shooting of San Diego cop not immediately linked to ambushes

(Reuters) - A shooting that killed one San Diego police officer and wounded another does not appear related to the deadly ambush attacks on law enforcement this month in Texas and Louisiana, the city's police chief said on Saturday. More »


Hundreds in Canada protest death of black man, demand change

OTTAWA (Reuters) - More than 500 people rallied in Canada's capital on Saturday to protest the death of a mentally ill black man following an arrest, marching against what they see as race-based police brutality in a country that prides itself for being tolerant. More »


Many Islamic State leaders trying to flee to Syria: Iraqi minister

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Many Islamic State leaders have fled Mosul with their families toward Syria ahead of a planned offensive by U.S.-backed Iraqi forces on the city, Iraq's defense minister said on Saturday. More »


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