- Russian charged with conspiring to interfere in U.S. congressional elections
- Pennsylvania law to make hazing punishable as felony
- Black 'lynching' ad illustrates race overtones, anger in U.S. campaign ads
- USC agrees to $215 million settlement in California gynecologist case
- Texas toddler left at stranger's house, instead of with dad
- Lotto fever grips U.S. as Mega Millions jackpot hits $1 billion
- Judge orders U.S. to review asylum for separated migrant families
- Justice Department probes Catholic Church sex abuse in Pennsylvania
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AMRITSAR, India (Reuters) - A commuter train traveling at high speed ran through a crowd of people on the rail tracks in northern India killing at least 59 people on Friday, state officials said, making it India's worst rail disaster this year.
- As Khashoggi crisis grows, Saudi king asserts authority, checks son's power: sources
- Turkey questions employees of Saudi consulate on Khashoggi
- Israeli forces wound 130 Palestinians at Gaza border protest
- Mexico moves to tackle migrant caravan after U.S. pressure
- U.S., South Korea suspend more drills to bolster North Korea diplomacy
- UK ready to drop Brexit demand on Irish border: Bloomberg
- Turkey, Russia, Germany, France to discuss Syria on Oct. 27
- WikiLeaks' Assange sues in Ecuador for better asylum terms: lawyer
(Reuters) - U.S. stocks were slightly higher on Friday as strong earnings from major U.S. companies such as Procter & Gamble helped brush aside growth risk concerns in Europe and political tensions related to Saudi Arabia.
- Facebook hires former UK deputy prime minister as head of global affairs
- Ford CEO seeks to rally dealers as shares sink to new low
- Daimler's diesel troubles trigger new profit warning
- U.S. landlords copy hotel model to cut risk as coworking surges
- JPMorgan to build Silicon Valley fintech office
- Fed's Kaplan sees two-three more rate hikes to hit 'neutral' level
- Honeywell says China growth slowing, tariffs to squeeze margins
- U.S. extends deadline for investors to divest holdings in Russia's Gaz
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Pop superstar Rihanna declined an offer to perform at a Super Bowl halftime show because she supported former National Football League quarterback Colin Kaepernick and his protest against racial injustice, according to media reports.
- Olivia Colman adds royal touch with 'The Favourite' at London Film Festival
- 'Making a Murderer' resumes quest for justice with 'Part 2'
- Roseanne calls TV death 'morbid,' audience slumps for 'The Conners'
- Building a lifelong love of opera in toddlers, one hop at a time
- Paris auction house "would love it" if Banksy pulls another stunt
- MTV reboots 'The Real World' series on Facebook in studio push
- 'After The Screaming Stops' films reunion of 1980s band Bros
- Spotify takes minor stake in music distributor DistroKid
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Red Sox center fielder Jackie Bradley Jr. spoke with an earnestness that belied his influence on the American League Championship Series, a sincerity that did not fully reflect the potency of his bat or the damage he wrought in helping dethrone the defending champions.
- NBA roundup: LeBron loses Lakers debut at Portland
- Broncos pound Cardinals, end four-game losing streak
- Rihanna turns down Super Bowl show, backs Kaepernick
- Astros lament missed opportunity, vow reset for 2019
- Tennis: Jabeur becomes first Tunisian to reach WTA final
- NHL roundup: Avalanche hand Devils first loss
- Wimbledon brings in final set tiebreak
- Motor racing: Hamilton sets practice pace, Vettel risks grid drop
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