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Early polls show Clinton beat Trump to win first debate
According to CNN 'snap poll' a whopping 62 percent of Americans felt Clinton won, while only 27 percent give Trump the win.

Nazi emblems, 2,500 rounds of ammo found with Houston shooter killed by police
Shooting Monday morning left nine injured, including one in critical condition.

What Did Clinton and Trump say about the Middle East in the first presidential debate?
Netanyahu gets a nod from Trump as he spar with Clinton over ISIS, Iran nuclear deal - a look at what presidential candidates said about the Mideast during their first debate.

Men-only concert in Tel Aviv was 'discriminatory, disrespects women,' legal official says
'Intentionally avoiding women singing at a public event is a discriminatory act,' Dina Zilber wrote Mayor Ron Huldai about the concert, canceled following the backlash.



 Israel


Clinton calls Trump out for insulting women

Yahoo NewsHillary Clinton hammers her GOP rival for offensive comments he made about a beauty pageant contestant.




Clinton stops just short of calling Trump a 'racist'

Yahoo NewsClinton used the term "racist" to characterize Trump's past comments, but not to describe him as a man, a top aide says.




Miss the debate? Watch it right here

Clinton campaign takes victory lap after debateWho made the best impression at the first presidential debate? Decide for yourself, then watch Yahoo News analysis.




Fact check: What Trump and Clinton got wrong

APBoth candidates denied making statements that they are on the record as saying.




 Most Popular


Kerry defends diplomacy as Russian-backed forces pound Aleppo

Children stand in front of the bullet-riddled facade of a building in the rebel-held Douma neighbourhood of DamascusBy Patricia Zengerle and Lisa Barrington CARTAGENA, Colombia/BEIRUT (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry defended his efforts to negotiate with Moscow over the war in Syria on Monday, despite the collapse of a ceasefire that has led to a massive Russian-backed assault on the besieged rebel-held sector of Aleppo. Medical supplies were running out in eastern Aleppo, with victims pouring into barely functioning hospitals as Russia and its ally President Bashar al-Assad ignored Western pleas to stop the bombing of the last major urban area in opposition hands. Moscow and Damascus launched their assault last week despite months of negotiations led by Kerry that resulted in a short-lived ceasefire this month.




Islamic State 'dead set' on using chemical arms: Pentagon spokesman

Flag of the Islamic State militants is seen in FallujaBy David Alexander WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Islamic State militants are "dead set" on using chemical arms and are likely to try them again as Iraqi forces advance on Mosul, a Pentagon spokesman said on Monday, a week after a rocket with a possible chemical agent landed near U.S. troops. The shell initially tested positive for a mustard agent, but two subsequent tests have been inconclusive and the device is undergoing further tests, Navy Captain Jeff Davis, a Pentagon spokesman, told reporters.




Kerry meets Venezuela's Maduro amid vote tensions

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry talk during their meeting in CartagenaBy Patricia Zengerle CARTAGENA, Colombia (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Monday, the first formal encounter between the two since Kerry became the top U.S. diplomat. "(Kerry) spoke of our concern about the economic and political challenges that have affected millions of Venezuelans, and he urged President Maduro to work constructively with opposition leaders to address these challenges," said State Department Spokesman John Kirby. Kerry and Maduro also agreed to continue bilateral discussions that began in recent months, Kirby said.




Twelve Afghan soldiers killed in their sleep by fellow troops: official
By Sadar Razmal KUNDUZ, Afghanistan (Reuters) - As many as 12 Afghan soldiers were killed in their sleep by comrades in an outpost near the northern city of Kunduz, an official said on Tuesday, in the latest so-called "insider attack". Two soldiers with suspected links to the Taliban fled and joined the insurgents after carrying out the attack overnight, said Sher Aziz Kamawal, a senior police commander in Kunduz. The outpost was among many forming a protective ring around Kunduz, which was briefly captured by the Taliban a year ago, the first time the movement had seized a provincial capital since losing power in 2001.

 Entertainment


Jimmy Kimmel rolls out red carpet as Emmy host

 Don Mischer, executive producer of the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards, left, host Jimmy Kimmel, center, and Television Academy chairman and chief executive Bruce Rosenblum attend the Emmy Awards Red Carpet Rollout at the Nokia Theatre on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012, in Los Angeles. The Emmy Awards will be held Sunday, Sept 23. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)After rolling out the red carpet Wednesday morning in anticipation of Sunday's Emmy ceremony, host Jimmy Kimmel warned he's planning a prank on folks not watching the show.




Marilyn Monroe's dresses, notes, checkbook seen before sale

Martin Nolan, Executive Director of Julien's Auctions, holds a photograph of actress Marilyn Monroe at age 2 during an exhibition of Monroe's personal effects in Beijing, Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016. Clothing, handwritten notes, and dozens of other personal items that the iconic actress left to a friend and mentor were in Beijing on Tuesday for a private viewing by Chinese collectors before being auctioned in Los Angeles in November. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)BEIJING (AP) ? Marilyn Monroe's dress from "Some Like It Hot." Handwritten notes and letters expressing the Hollywood icon's inner thoughts and, at times, despair.




Moderator Lester Holt works to keep control of debate

Moderator Lester Holt, anchor of NBC Nightly News, asks a question of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton during the presidential debate Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., Monday, Sept. 26, 2016. (Joe Raedle/Pool via AP)NEW YORK (AP) ? NBC's Lester Holt struggled to keep control of the first debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, learning the dangers of fact-checking in the midst of a tense confrontation being viewed by tens of millions of people.




Filmmakers Ken and Ric Burns honored by historical society
NEW YORK (AP) ? Brothers and fellow filmmakers Ken and Ric Burns have received an honorary prize from the New-York Historical Society.



 Business


Asia stocks, Mexico peso bounce as markets score one for Clinton

Men are refelcted in a screen displaying market indices outside a brokerage in TokyoBy Wayne Cole SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian shares recovered from an early bout of nerves while the Mexican peso surged on Tuesday as investors awarded the first U.S. presidential debate to Democrat Hillary Clinton over Republican Donald Trump. Markets have tended to see Clinton as the candidate of the status quo, while few are sure what a Trump presidency might mean for U.S. foreign policy, international trade deals or the domestic economy. Opinion polls have shown the two candidates in a very tight race, with the latest Reuters/Ipsos polling showing Clinton ahead by 4 percentage points, with 41 percent of likely voters.




Iran downplays chances of oil deal, UAE keen on freeze

The OPEC logo is pictured at its headquarters in ViennaBy Alex Lawler and Rania El Gamal ALGIERS (Reuters) - Iran downplayed on Monday the chances of OPEC and non-OPEC oil producers clinching an output-restraint deal in Algeria this week even though several other members of the group said they still hoped for steps to tackle a price-eroding glut of crude. Oil prices have more than halved from 2014 levels due to oversupply, prompting OPEC producers and rival Russia to seek a market rebalancing that would boost revenues from oil exports and help their crippled budgets. The predominant idea since early 2016 among producers has been to agree to freeze output levels, although market watchers have said such a move would fail to reduce unwanted barrels.




U.S. new home sales fall in August but trend still positive

Roofers work on new homes at a residential construction site in the west side of the Las Vegas Valley in Las VegasJuly's sales pace was revised up 5,000 units to 659,000 units. Analysts said the level of sales generally supported their view of a strong underlying trend in new home sales and of a quickening pace of overall economic growth in the second half of the year. Following the new home sales release, analysts at Macroeconomic Advisers kept their estimate of third-quarter economic growth at 3 percent, a marked pickup from the first half of the year.




Oil prices slip on profit-taking as investors await U.S. stockpile data

A pumpjack drills for oil in the Monterey ShaleCrude futures slipped in Asian trade on Tuesday as investors took profits after prices climbed more than 3 percent in the previous session. The dollar was also weighing on oil prices after rising against a basket of currencies, suggesting markets were judging Democrat Hillary Clinton as the winner in the first U.S. presidential debate with Republican candidate Donald Trump. Major oil producers are gathering in Algeria for a three-day meeting that could see moves to cut or freeze oil output in an effort to support oil prices.




 CBC Technology & Science


Got a few million to spare? Here are the companies vying to send tourists to space
Space Tourism

Travel to the final frontier is becoming increasingly accessible as the race to send tourists to space is heating up. For a hefty price tag, companies are offering trips to the International Space Station, and travel 100 kilometres above Earth.



Hubble spies possible water plumes spewing from Jupiter moon
SCIENCE-JUPITER/MOON

Astronomers on Monday said they have spotted evidence of water vapour plumes rising from Jupiter's moon Europa, a finding that might make it easier to learn whether life exists in the warm, salty ocean hidden beneath its icy surface.



Pokemon Go fervour has cooled, but the game isn't dead yet
MEXICO-POKEMON/

Pokemon Go was an instant hit when it debuted in July, as millions of people discovered augmented reality and joined stampedes from Central Park to Sydney. But as the hype subsides, what's next for the game?



Will live streaming of U.S. election debates engage voters?
Campaign 2016 Debate

Sure there are doubts about how they make editorial decisions, but with Twitter and Facebook committed to a role in the four U.S. election debates, the question is, can they draw in the unengaged voter?



 Netflix Top 10


Bridge of Spies

At the height of the Cold War in 1960, the downing of an American spy plane and the pilot's subsequent capture by the Soviets draws Brooklyn attorney James Donovan into the middle of an intense effort to secure the aviator's release.

Game of Thrones

Originally airing on HBO, this live-action fantasy series -- based on George R.R. Martin's "A Song of Ice and Fire" novels -- charts the violent efforts of competing noble families to gain control of the vacant Westeros throne.

The Revenant

Set in the 1820s American frontier, this snowy thriller follows fur trapper Hugh Glass as he relentlessly seeks retribution against the companions who left him for dead in the Missouri River's icy waters after he was mauled by a bear.

The Big Short

Before the housing and credit bubble of 2007 triggers an international economic meltdown, a handful of financial outsiders sees the crash coming and bets against the big banks in a daring play that could reap them huge profits.

The Martian

Abandoned on the surface of Mars after his crew concludes that he perished in a dust storm, astronaut Mark Watney must find a way to survive the planet's harsh environment -- despite having only 28 days of supplies left.

Spectre

James Bond continues his run of romance and foreign intrigue in this tense thriller that pits him against the global terrorist organization SPECTRE. Already battling political interference, MI6 and Bond must again take on their most implacable foe.

The Intern

Agreeing to participate in a community outreach program, e-commerce entrepreneur Jules Ostin hires a 70-year-old intern -- who ends up bringing his special brand of business savvy to her fashion enterprise.

Spotlight

Revealing a string of cover-ups stretching back decades, a team of "Boston Globe" reporters exposes the Catholic Archdiocese's history of keeping reports about child molestation and other priest-initiated abuse under wraps.

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2

As the dystopian franchise reaches its powerful conclusion, Katniss Everdeen -- flanked by her allies from District 13 -- embarks on a quest to liberate the oppressed citizens of Panem by assassinating ruthless President Snow.

The Hateful Eight

In Quentin Tarantino's stylish Western set in post-Civil War Wyoming, eight travelers stranded at a stagecoach way station -- including bounty hunters, outlaws and former soldiers -- become enmeshed in a duplicitous plot as a savage blizzard rages outside.

 Jewish World


1880: A Missouri town renames itself after a Jew
Herdsville wanted to honor the railroad baron whose investments put it on the map. So it renamed itself Seligman.

Clinton-Trump debate: 5 Jewish things to watch out for tonight
The presidential nominee's relationship with Netanyahu, the Iran nuclear deal and Trump's discriminatory statements are some of the high points to look out for tonight.

Holocaust survivor turned Nazi poisoner Joseph Harmatz dead at 91
After the war Harmatz and other Jewish 'avengers' carried out a mass poisoning of former SS officers in an American POW camp that sickened more than 2,200 Germans, but caused no known deaths.

Privileged and victimized, the duality of the American Jewish condition
Jewish Status Anxiety shows why they need progressives as much as progressives need the Jewish community.






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