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Nigel Farage addresses Trump rally, bashes Clinton

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JACKSON, Miss. Nigel Farage, a key figure in the successful campaign to get Britain out of the European Union, lent his support to Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on Wednesday, saying Trump represented the same type of anti-establishment movement that he masterminded in his own country. | Video

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Central bankers eye public spending to plug $1 trillion investment gap 6:07am BST

JACKSON HOLE, WyomingWhile markets wait for Janet Yellen's latest message about the direction of monetary policy, the Federal Reserve chief and her colleagues already have one for politicians: the U.S. economy needs more public spending to shift into higher gear.

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Iran vessels make 'high speed intercept' of U.S. ship - U.S. official 3:21am BST

WASHINGTON Four of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) vessels "harassed" a U.S. warship on Tuesday near the Strait of Hormuz, a U.S. defence official said, amid Washington's concerns about Iran's posture in the Gulf and in the Syrian civil war.

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Exclusive - Clinton leads Trump in key swing states, would likely win election: poll 3:06am BST

NEW YORK If the U.S. presidential election were held today, Democrat Hillary Clinton would win the key swing states of Florida, Ohio and Virginia and have a 95 percent chance of beating Republican Donald Trump to become America’s first female president, according to the Reuters/Ipsos States of the Nation project.

Trump adviser's Russia credentials come under scrutiny 1:48am BST

MOSCOW When Donald Trump named a little-known U.S. energy consultant as part of his foreign policy team, the adviser's ex-boss was puzzled; how could the relatively junior banker he knew in Moscow a decade ago be qualified to brief a presidential candidate?

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Kerry tackles Yemen, Syrian conflicts in Saudi Arabia talks 24 Aug 2016

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry held talks with Saudi Arabia's powerful deputy crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, into the early hours of Thursday morning on ways to end Yemen's conflict and resume peace talks between the warring sides.

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Chorus grows for Clintons to shutter charitable foundation 24 Aug 2016

WASHINGTON The Clinton Foundation, the family philanthropy of Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, should shut down or transfer operations to another charity despite its good work to avoid perceptions of "pay-for-play," The Washington Post and USA Today said in editorials on Wednesday.

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U.S. existing home sales decline, prices still strong 24 Aug 2016

WASHINGTON U.S. home resales fell more than expected in July after four straight months of strong gains, as a lack of inventory limited choice for buyers, but further price rises suggested the housing market remained on solid ground. | Video

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Kerry to discuss Yemen, Syria with Gulf Arab states 24 Aug 2016

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will present proposals on ending Yemen's conflict and resuming peace talks in meetings with Saudi leaders over the next two days, a senior U.S. official said on Wednesday.

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Exclusive - U.S. seeks Latin American help amid rise in Asian, African migrants 24 Aug 2016

(In August 16 story, corrects title of U.S. Customs and Border Protection from U.S. Customs and Border Patrol in ninth paragraph)