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Trump vows to weaken U.S. media 'power structure' if elected

GETTSYBURG, Pa. (Reuters) - U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump promised on Saturday to foil a proposed deal for AT&T Inc to buy Time Warner Inc if he wins the Nov. 8 election, arguing it was an example of a "power structure" rigged against both him and voters. Read More


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AT&T reaches deal to buy Time Warner for more than $80 billion: WSJ

(Reuters) - AT&T Inc reached a deal to buy media company Time Warner Inc for more than $80 billion, The Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday. More »


Clinton far ahead in Electoral College race: Reuters/Ipsos poll

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton maintained her commanding lead in the race to win the Electoral College and claim the U.S. presidency, according to the latest Reuters/Ipsos States of the Nation project results released on Saturday. More »


Two children killed in Georgia home invasion: police

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Two children were killed early on Saturday in a home invasion in a small Georgia city, police said. More »


Iraqi army drives Islamic State from Christian region near Mosul

QAYYARA, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqi army troops on Saturday stormed into a Christian region that has been under Islamic State control since 2014 as part of U.S.-backed operations to clear the entrances to Mosul, the militants' last major city stronghold in Iraq. More »


Venezuela's Maduro says oil producers close to output cap deal

BAKU/DUBAI (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro was quoted on Saturday as saying that OPEC and non-OPEC nations were "very close" to an agreement on oil production curbs, Azerbaijan's state news agency Azertag reported. More »


Somali pirates free 26 Asian sailors held since 2012

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Somali pirates have freed 26 Asian sailors held captive in a small fishing village for more than four years since their ship was hijacked in the Indian Ocean, government officials and a maritime expert said on Saturday. More »


Philippines says to keep U.S. ties but will not be subservient

MANILA (Reuters) - The United States remains the "closest friend" of the Philippines but Manila wants to break away from a "mindset of dependency and subservience" and forge closer ties with other nations, the Philippine foreign minister said on Saturday. More »


Egyptian court confirms 20-year prison sentence on Mursi

CAIRO (Reuters) - An Egyptian court confirmed a 20-year prison sentence against former president Mohamed Mursi on Saturday, judicial sources told Reuters. More »


Aleppo city quiet on third day of ceasefire, no aid yet

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Calm prevailed across the divided Syrian city of Aleppo on Saturday, the third day of a unilateral ceasefire announced by Russia, but medical evacuations and aid deliveries have yet to take place, a war monitor and the United Nations said. More »


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