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Democrats in disarray on eve of convention to nominate Clinton

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PHILADELPHIA The head of the Democratic Party resigned on Sunday amid a furore over embarrassing leaked emails, hoping to head off a growing rebellion by Bernie Sanders supporters on the eve of the convention to nominate Hillary Clinton for the White House. | Video

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Spy agencies struggle to spot threats from lone, mentally ill attackers 23 Jul 2016

WASHINGTON Recent attacks on civilians in the U.S. and Europe have exposed a gap in the intelligence community’s efforts to track suspected extremists and prevent mass killings, a half dozen American, British and French counterterrorism officials told Reuters.

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Attacking Trump, Democrat Kaine makes campaign-trail debut 23 Jul 2016

MIAMI/WASHINGTON Democrat Tim Kaine made his first appearance on the campaign trail as Hillary Clinton's vice presidential running mate on Saturday, touting an optimistic view of America and leaping to attack Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's record. | Video

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Democrat Clinton picks Kaine as running mate, bypassing liberals 23 Jul 2016

WASHINGTON/TAMPA, Fla. Hillary Clinton named U.S. Senator Tim Kaine as her running mate on Friday, opting for an experienced governing partner who will help her present the Democratic ticket as a steady alternative to the unpredictable campaign of Republican presidential rival Donald Trump.

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Hungary's Orban likes what he hears of 'valiant' Trump's security plans 23 Jul 2016

BUDAPEST Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Saturday said Donald Trump had proposed security policies that Europe should take to heart to solve a security crisis he blames on uncontrolled immigration.

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Obama - dark Trump vision 'doesn't really jibe' with facts 23 Jul 2016

WASHINGTON The dark vision of America under siege described by Donald Trump in his acceptance speech for the Republican presidential nomination does not mesh with reality, U.S. President Barack Obama said on Friday. | Video

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Trump accepts Republican nomination, vows to put "America first" 23 Jul 2016

CLEVELAND Donald Trump accused Democratic rival Hillary Clinton of a legacy of "death, destruction, terrorism and weakness" as U.S. secretary of state and vowed to be tough on crime and illegal immigrants in a speech on Thursday accepting the Republican presidential nomination. | Video

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Kerry, Russian foreign minister to discuss Syria in coming days 22 Jul 2016

PARIS U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Friday that he would meet his Russian counterpart in the coming days to discuss an American proposal for closer military cooperation and intelligence sharing on Syria.

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Trump pulls nearly even with Clinton after Republican convention 22 Jul 2016

NEW YORK Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has pulled nearly even with Democratic rival Hillary Clinton for the first time since May, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll taken over the course of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland this week.

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Undocumented immigrants given roles at Democratic convention 22 Jul 2016

NEW YORK The Democratic Party has selected a handful of undocumented immigrants for official roles at next week's Democratic National Convention, in a bid to highlight the gaping policy divide on immigration between White House hopeful Hillary Clinton and Republican rival Donald Trump.