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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 23:25:20 -0600

A floor trader reacts as he checks share prices during morning trading at the Hong Kong Exchanges in Hong Kong, ChinaSHANGHAI (Reuters) - China stocks tumbled to four-month lows on Wednesday morning as investors dumped both small and big caps, defying government attempts to stabilize the market, while nearly half of Chinese listed companies have halted trading to insulate themselves from the meltdown. The panic in mainland markets is rippling across the border, knocking the Hong Kong market down more than 4 percent. Overseas-listed Chinese companies also slumped. The Shanghai Composite Index opened 7 percent lower, but erased some of the losses by midday, down 3.9 percent. ...


2015-07-07 22:49:45 -0600