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  • LOS ANGELES, July 22- Donald Trump's 75- minute acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention attracted a bigger U.S. television audience than the same event four years ago but failed to match the all-time record, according to Nielsen data released on Friday. That compared with 30.3 million who watched Mitt Romney four years ago and 38.9 million...

  • LOS ANGELES, July 22- Donald Trump's 75- minute acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention attracted roughly 30 million television viewers on major U.S. cable and broadcast networks, according to early ratings data that suggested the audience will not break convention records. Trump's audience on Thursday night appeared similar to the number...

  • LOS ANGELES, July 22- Donald Trump's 75- minute acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention attracted roughly 30 million television viewers on major U.S. cable and broadcast networks, according to early ratings data that suggested the audience will not break convention records. Trump's audience on Thursday night appeared similar to the number...

  • A protester's sign reads 'Dump Trump' during a campaign rally for Donald Trump

    The anti-Trump forces have unleashed a back-up plan in case their efforts to deny Donald Trump the Republican nomination fail.

  • Dana White (center), president of the UFC, looks on as lightweight fighters, Jim Miller (left) and Yancy Medeiros (right) square off.

    The UFC, which promotes mixed martial arts competitions, will announce that it's been bought by WME-IMG for about $4 billion. the NYT reports.

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    Donald Trump's attempts to win over skeptical Congressional Republicans grew tense Thursday. NBC News reports.

  • Donald Trump speaks to a crowd of supporters during a campaign rally on June 18 in Phoenix, Arizona.

    Republican Donald Trump praised former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein at a rally in North Carolina, saying he killed terrorists "so good."

  • Hillary Clinton, Democratic Presidential Candidate and Donald Trump, Republican Presidential Candidate

    Hillary Clinton will make the case that Donald Trump is "unfit" to manage the economy in a speech modeled after her foreign policy takedown of Trump.

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    The hackers have had access to the group's communications and databases since at least last summer, NBC News reports.

  • WASHINGTON, June 7- India has agreed to work toward joining the Paris Agreement on climate change this year, India and the United States said on Tuesday, giving a jolt of momentum to the international fight to curb global warming. India is the world's third-largest greenhouse gas emitter after China and the United States. The joint statement said India and the U.S....

  • SAN FRANCISCO/ WASHINGTON, May 12- Donald Trump's rise to de-facto Republican nominee for president poses an unusually high level of uncertainty for investors and businesses, potentially weighing on the economy and the Federal Reserve's plan to raise interest rates this year. But the possibility of the firebrand New York real estate mogul occupying the...

  • President Barack Obama is considering whether to lift a three-decade-old arms embargo on Vietnam, U.S. officials say, as he weighs calls to forge closer military ties with Hanoi against concerns over its poor human rights record. The debate within the U.S. administration is coming to a head amid preparations for Obama's trip to Vietnam this month to bolster...

  • WASHINGTON, May 9- Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Monday backtracked on his remarks about raising taxes on wealthy Americans, saying the rich might simply get a smaller tax cut than he originally proposed. Trump walked away from his comment on Sunday that taxes on the wealthy would "go up" once his broad tax policy proposals, which include tax...

  • NEW YORK, May 5- Donald Trump's vow to round up and deport all of America's undocumented immigrants if he is elected president could shrink the economy by around 2 percent, according to a study to be released on Thursday by conservative think tank the American Action Forum. About 6.8 million of the more than 11 million immigrants living in the United States...

  • NEW YORK, May 5- Donald Trump's vow to round up and deport all of America's undocumented immigrants if he is elected president could shrink the economy by around 2 percent, according to a study to be released on Thursday by conservative think tank the American Action Forum. About 6.8 million of the more than 11 million immigrants living in the United States...

  • Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) and running mate Carly Fiorina

    U.S. Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz made the announcement at a rally in Indianapolis on Wednesday.

  • *Trump to address critical issues, campaign says. WASHINGTON, April 27- Donald Trump will set aside his bad-boy antics on Wednesday and, with the help of a teleprompter to keep him on message, outline what his foreign policies would be if he is elected U.S. president in November, campaign aides say. "I'm probably the last on the trigger," Trump told ABC's "Good Morning...

  • CNBC update: McCain speaks out at F-35 hearing

    Senator John McCain says the performance of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program has been a scandal; there has been a ruling on the 1989 Hillsborough Stadium disaster; and shares of Sarepta are hurting, reports CNBC's Sue Herera.

  • Sen. Ted Cruz.

    If Ted Cruz can snag the nomination, he can save the GOP ... by losing in November, says Stephen Myrow.

  • *Deployment increases U.S. forces in Syria sixfold to 300. HANOVER, Germany, April 25- President Barack Obama announced on Monday the biggest expansion of U.S. ground troops in Syria since its civil war began, but the move was unlikely to mollify Arab allies angry over Washington's cautious approach to the conflict. The deployment of up to 250 Special Forces...