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Hillary Clinton makes first public appearance since conceding election

+NBC News: Hillary Clinton urged supporters "not to give up" and to "remain engaged in progressive politics" at a charity gala in Washington D.C. Wednesday night.

Follow updates: http://www.breakingnews.com/topic/2016-us-elections/

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Journalist Gwen Ifill dies at 61, PBS confirms

+POLITICO: Acclaimed journalist Gwen Ifill, who served as co-host of PBS’s NewsHour and moderator of “Washington Week,” has died at 61, PBS confirmed Monday.

For more: http://www.breakingnews.com/topic/gwen-ifill/

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Polls begin to close in U.S. election

Polls closed in six U.S. states at 7 p.m. ET.
Follow the Breaking News election arc for live updates and results. http://www.breakingnews.com/topic/2016-us-elections/

Photo: Voters line up in voting booths to cast their ballots at Robious Elementary School in Chesterfield, Va. (SHELBY LUM / TIMES-DISPATCH / AP)

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Clinton, Trump battle fiercely over taxes, race, terror

+The Associated Press: Locked in an exceedingly close race, the presidential rivals tangled for 90-minutes over their vastly different visions for the American future in the first presidential debate. Hillary Clinton denounced Donald Trump Monday night for keeping his personal tax returns and business dealings secret from voters, while Trump repeatedly cast Clinton as a "typical politician" as he sought to capitalize on Americans' frustration with Washington.

Follow updates: http://www.breakingnews.com/topic/2016-us-elections/

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Clinton, Trump appear for presidential forum

+The New York Times: Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump squared off from the same stage Wednesday evening — if not exactly face to face — in a televised forum on national security and veterans issues.

Follow updates: http://www.breakingnews.com/topic/2016-us-elections/ 

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Brazil's Rousseff ousted in impeachment vote

The Brazilian Senate voted to impeach Dilma Rousseff, the country's first female president, in a 61-20 vote Wednesday. Rousseff was convicted on charges that she illegally hid a growing budget deficit.


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At least 73 killed when earthquake strikes central Italy

+BBC News: At least 73 people have died after a 6.2-magnitude earthquake stuck central Italy, according to the country's civil protection unit. Crews continue to search for dozens of missing people.

Follow updates: http://www.breakingnews.com/topic/italy-earthquake-aug-24-2016/

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US Olympic swimmer to pay $11,000 to avoid prosecution in robbery scandal

+ABC News  US Olympic gold medalist Jimmy Feigen has agreed to pay nearly $11,000 to charity in order to leave Brazil following accusations he and three teammates fabricated a robbery story. Feigen's lawyer said Feigen would receive his passport after the payment is made.

Follow updates: http://www.breakingnews.com/topic/us-swimmers-robbed-at-rio-games/

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Uber to use soon use driverless cars in Pittsburgh

+Bloomberg  Uber will deploy a fleet of driverless Volvo SUVs to ferry riders around Pittsburgh starting this month. The cars will have human supervisors in the driver's seat for now, with Volvo set to deliver 100 of the vehicles for use by the end of 2016.

Follow updates: https://www.breakingnews.com/topic/driverless-cars/

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Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane found guilty on all charges

+NBC10 Philadelphia: Pennsylvania's Attorney General Kathleen Kane was convicted Monday of all nine counts in a perjury and obstruction case related to a grand jury leak.

Follow updates: http://www.breakingnews.com/topic/pennsylvania-attorney-general-kathleen-kane-investigation/
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