Clash of the titans: Clinton, Trump go head to head
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 19:55:50 -0400
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump face off Monday in one of the most consequential presidential debates in modern US history, with up to 100 million viewers to tune in for the hotly-anticipated political duel. With polls tightening into a virtual dead heat, the stakes could hardly be higher: the first woman to win the White House nomination for a major US party, against a New York tycoon turned reality star who has upended the political establishment. Commentators call it a clash of the titans: a 90-minute endurance test between Clinton the Democrat, arguably the most experienced US presidential candidate ever, and Trump the Republican, perhaps the least experienced nominee for a major party.
Clinton, Trump go head to head in high stakes presidential debate
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 19:51:34 -0400
By John Whitesides and Steve Holland HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (Reuters) - Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump face off for the first time on Monday in a high stakes presidential debate that could shift the course of the neck-and-neck 2016 campaign for the White House. The highly anticipated clash between the Democratic former secretary of state and Republican real estate tycoon has generated wide interest nationally and internationally six weeks before the Nov. 8 election. Opinion polls show the two candidates in a very tight race, with the latest Reuters/Ipsos polling showing Clinton ahead by 4 percentage points, with 41 percent of likely voters.
Houston gunman had 2 weapons, thousands of rounds at scene
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 19:51:08 -0400
HOUSTON (AP) — A disgruntled lawyer wearing military-style apparel with old Nazi emblems had two weapons and more than 2,500 rounds of live ammunition when he randomly shot at drivers in a Houston neighborhood Monday before he was shot and killed by police, authorities said.
The Latest: Colombia accord signing ends with 'Ode to Peace'
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 19:50:28 -0400
CARTAGENA, Colombia (AP) — The latest on the signing of a historic peace deal in Colombia (all times local):
Feds accuse Silicon Valley firm of hiring bias
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 19:47:26 -0400
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The U.S. Department of Labor has filed a lawsuit accusing a fast-growing Silicon Valley software company of systematically discriminating against Asian job applicants.
Gordon homers leading off as Marlins mourn Fernandez
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 19:45:48 -0400
Dee Gordon hit an emotional homer in Miami's first at-bat following the death of Marlins ace Jose Fernandez in a boating accident. Leading off the first inning Monday night against the New York Mets, Gordon ...
Carroll: Russell Wilson has MCL sprain, but "feeling great"
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 19:45:42 -0400
RENTON, Wash. (AP) — As of Monday afternoon, Pete Carroll's expectation was that Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson will be the starter on Sunday when the Seahawks face the New York Jets despite a sprained MCL in his left knee.
Pierce returns to Clippers for 19th and last NBA season
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 19:45:22 -0400
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Paul Pierce decided to return for his 19th and last season in the NBA, convinced the Los Angeles Clippers can make a successful run to their first league title.
Colombia, FARC sign historic peace deal ending long conflict
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 19:36:47 -0400
Colombia's government and the country's largest rebel movement signed a historic peace accord Monday evening ending a half-century of combat that caused more than 220,000 deaths and made 8 million homeless. ...
Police: Mall shooting suspect confessed, shot 5 in 1 minute
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 19:30:31 -0400
The suspect accused of killing five people at a Macy's department store confessed to police, court documents said, but his motive remained a mystery Monday as a portrait emerged of him as a mentally troubled ...