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U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks to the media after a campaign event in Iowa CityHillary Clinton covered trust, Trump and the ten-dollar bill Tuesday in her first nationally televised interview since announcing her 2016 campaign.


2015-07-07 20:52:04 -0600

Francisco Sanchez, center, is lead out of the courtroom by San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi, right, and Assistant District Attorney Diana Garciaor, left, after his arraignment at the Hall of Justice on Tuesday, July 7, 2015, in San Francisco. Prosecutors have charged the Mexican immigrant with murder in the waterfront shooting death of 32-year-old Kathryn Steinle. (Michael Macor/San Francisco Chronicle via AP, Pool)SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The gun used in the seemingly random slaying of a woman on a San Francisco pier belonged to a federal agent, a law enforcement official briefed on the matter said Tuesday.


2015-07-07 22:33:35 -0600

A floor trader reacts as he checks share prices during morning trading at the Hong Kong Exchanges in Hong Kong, ChinaChinese stocks dived on Wednesday after the securities regulator said the tumbling stock market in the world's second-biggest economy was in the grip of "panic sentiment" as investors ignored a battery of support measures from Beijing. Amid signs of the market freezing up as companies scrambled to have trading in their shares suspended, the People's Bank of China said it was watching closely and would guard against systemic regional financial risks. The CSI300 index of the largest listed companies in Shanghai and Shenzhen fell 5 percent in early trade, while the Shanghai Composite Index was down 4.3 percent.


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