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Which national convention was a 'circus'?

Hillary Clinton's campaign, seeing vulnerabilities for Donald Trump in Arizona and Georgia, says it plans to expand their political and organizing operations in the two states in the coming weeks, according to Democrats with knowledge of the plans.


Military mom booed at Pence rally after asking about Trump's 'disrespect'

Military mom booed at Pence rally after asking about Trump's 'disrespect'

I challenge the nominee to set the example for what our country can and should represent". A spokesman for Rep. Don Young, in response to a media inquiry, said while Young may not share the Khans' political beliefs, he would never question the pain or sacrifice of a Gold Star family.



Ukraine puts troops along Crimean border on combat alert

A peace plan for the eastern Donbass region of Ukraine, negotiated in Minsk between Ukraine and Russian Federation by Germany and France some 18-month ago, has stalled for months. "Fantasies are only another pretext for the next military threats toward Ukraine", he said. Two residents living on the Russian-controlled side of the Crimea-Ukraine frontier told AFP there had been an unexplained build-up of Russian military hardware in the area over the past few weeks.



EU regulators to investigate Dow, DuPont $130 bln merger

The Commission has 90 working days, until December 20, to work on Phase II and release a decision. Dow and DuPont announced last December that they meant to merge and create the world's biggest chemical and materials group, valued at $130 billion (116.4 billion euros).



3 dead in Madeira Islands as wildfire spreads into capital

Elsewhere in Europe, forest fires raged in Spain's northwestern Galicia region near Portugal and in parts of France's Mediterranean coast on Thursday, with the worst in nearly two decades burning around Marseille. Portuguese police said a man has been arrested on suspicion of starting the fire . Fires began in the hills around Funchal late on Monday but 24 hours later worsened dramatically, fanned by strong winds.



Disney tops earnings estimates, acquires streaming stake

Disney also continued to profit from its earlier release, Star Wars: The Force Awakens . "I think it was a good quarter - it is a quarter you can look at and assume that the company is in extremely healthy shape", he said. As per sources, value of the deal stands at $1 billion. The company serves 7.5 million paid subscribers. The first initiative will be an ESPN-branded channel that will not draw on the linear service's content but will carry additional Major League Baseball and NHL ...