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Trump on Iran deal: 'I met with Bibi, believe me, he's not a happy camper'
In heated exchange on nuclear deal with Iran, Trump invokes Netanyahu during presidential debate.
Sex offender and Trump supporter with Nazi flags has booth shuttered at U.S. fair
Pennsylvania man says shuttering of booth amounts to breach of First Amendment rights.
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.
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.
Rating Clinton and Trump's performances
Yahoo News looks at how the candidates compared on six key presidential qualities at Monday's debate.
Clinton calls Trump out for insulting women
Hillary Clinton hammers her GOP rival for offensive comments he made about a beauty pageant contestant.
Clinton stops just short of calling Trump a 'racist'
Clinton 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
Who made the best impression at the first presidential debate? Decide for yourself, then watch Yahoo News analysis.
Syrian army, insurgents in fierce clashes in southwest Aleppo
BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian army and its allies fought intense clashes with insurgents in the opposition-held 1070 Apartments district of southwestern Aleppo on Tuesday, senior combatant sources on both sides said. The 1070 Apartments are located next to Ramousah, the southern gateway into Aleppo. The area's capture would allow the government to ease its own access into the city while consolidating a siege on rebel-held districts. (Reporting By Angus McDowall; Editing by Mark Trevelyan)
Blasts kill at least 17 in Baghdad: police, medics
Three blasts killed at least 17 people and wounded more than 50 in predominantly Shi'ite Muslim districts of Baghdad on Tuesday, police and medical sources said. A suicide bomber detonated his explosive vest in a commercial street in the eastern Baghdad al-Jadida area of the Iraqi capital, killing nine people and wounding more than 30, they said. Another suicide attack hit a commercial street of Bayaa in western Baghdad, killing six and wounding 22, the sources said.
Singapore accuses Chinese paper of fabricating South China Sea story
Singapore's ambassador to China on Tuesday accused a major state-run Chinese newspaper of fabricating a report about Singapore's position on the South China Sea, but the paper stuck by its story. The Global Times said on Sept. 21 that at a summit of the Non-Aligned Movement in Venezuela, Singapore had raised the issue of the disputed waterway and an international tribunal's ruling in favor of the Philippines in a case it lodged against Chinese claims. The influential tabloid, published by the ruling Communist Party's official People's Daily, said Singapore's attempt was foiled by the opposition of "many" other countries.
Israel's Netanyahu in a spin over dirty laundry
By Jeffrey Heller JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Benjamin Netanyahu doesn't want details of his dirty laundry aired in public - and he is suing his own office and Israel's attorney general to try to prevent it. Legal documents published on Tuesday showed that the prime minister, citing a right to privacy, is asking a Jerusalem court to overturn a decision to release his laundry bills and those of his family under the country's Freedom of Information law. Israeli media have focused in the past on food and beverage expenses at Netanyahu's official and private homes.
Jimmy Kimmel rolls out red carpet as Emmy host
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.
Beyonce and Bieber lead the nominations for MTV EMAs
LONDON (AP) ? MTV has announced the contenders for this year's EMAs, with Beyonce and Justin Bieber coming out on top with five nods each for the music awards.
Iraq inaugurates archaeology museum in oil-rich Basra
BAGHDAD (AP) ? Iraq has inaugurated an archaeology museum in the southern, oil-rich city of Basra, the first museum to be opened in the war-ravaged country in decades.
AP PHOTOS: Pole dancers face tough routine _ and prejudices
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) ? Pole dancers hoist themselves high, twist their bodies and do the splits upside down as they vie to be the best.
Europe's bank angst sours U.S. debate rally
By Marc Jones LONDON (Reuters) - Worries about Europe's banks wrenched stocks into reverse on Tuesday and halted a surge in Mexico's peso that followed Democrat Hillary Clinton's victory over Republican Donald Trump in the first U.S. presidential debate. Europe's mood soured as Deutsche Bank shares hit another record low on nagging worries about the lender's health and left Wall Street futures pricing in barely a rise for the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial .
Saudis, Iran dash hopes for OPEC oil deal in Algeria
By Rania El Gamal, Alex Lawler and Vladimir Soldatkin ALGIERS (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia and Iran on Tuesday dashed hopes that OPEC oil producers could clinch an output-limiting deal in Algeria this week as sources within the exporter group said the differences between the kingdom and Tehran remained too wide. "This is a consultative meeting ... We will consult with everyone else, we will hear the views, we will hear the secretariat of OPEC and also hear from consumers," Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih told reporters. Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said: "It is not the time for decision-making." Referring to the next formal OPEC meeting in Vienna on Nov. 30, he added: "We will try to reach agreement for November." The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries will hold informal talks at 1400 GMT on Wednesday.
U.S. home prices rise slightly less than forecast
"Both the housing sector and the economy continue to expand with home prices continuing to rise at about a 5 percent annual rate," said David M. Blitzer, managing director and chairman of the index committee at S&P Dow Jones Indices.
Oil prices slip as hopes for a deal in Algiers fade
Crude oil futures fell on Tuesday as optimism faded for an output-limiting deal from an oil producer meeting in Algeria that has so far failed to yield any agreement to curb one of the worst supply gluts in history. Saudi Arabia on Tuesday dashed hopes that OPEC oil producers could clinch a deal in Algeria this week after sources within the exporter group said differences between the kingdom and rival Iran remained too wide. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude fell 79 cents to $45.14 a barrel, after rising $1.45, or 3.3 percent, in the previous session.
Got a few million to spare? Here are the companies vying to send tourists to space
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
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
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?
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.