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WHERE THEY STAND: Clinton, Trump on the issues

| | Oct 23 2016 - 12:05am | Comments

WASHINGTON — A look at where Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump stand on three dozen issues:

  1. | Posted: Sep 30 2016 - 12:05am

    TOWNVILLE, S.C. — When two volunteer firefighters rolled up to an elementary school shooting, they said they found only a wrecked black pickup truck at the playground. There was no gunman, and no one inside the truck.

  2. | Posted: Sep 29 2016 - 4:42pm

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Thursday the U.S. will “sharpen our military edge” in Asia and the Pacific in order to remain a dominant power in a region feeling the effects of China’s rising military might.

  3. | Posted: Sep 29 2016 - 11:03am

    Global health authorities on Tuesday declared the Americas free of endemic measles, the first region to be so certified.

  4. | Posted: Sep 29 2016 - 11:01am

    MANILA, Philippines — Military and diplomatic officials in the Philippines were facing a quandary on Thursday after President Rodrigo Duterte distanced the country further from the United States, its biggest defense ally, by saying he would end joint military exercises like one scheduled for next week and would pursue closer ties to China and Russia.

  5. | Posted: Sep 29 2016 - 10:56am

    LOS ANGELES — Donald Trump wanted only the pretty ones, his employees said.

  6. | Posted: Sep 29 2016 - 10:50am

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A team of top scientists is telling world leaders to stop congratulating themselves on the Paris agreement to fight climate change because if more isn’t done, global temperatures will likely hit dangerous warming levels in about 35 years.

  7. | Posted: Sep 29 2016 - 9:46am

    NIEUWEGEIN, Netherlands — An international criminal probe concluded that a missile which destroyed a Malaysian passenger jet over Ukraine in 2014 and killed all 298 people aboard was fired from rebel-controlled territory by a mobile launcher trucked in from Russia and hastily returned there.

  8. | Posted: Sep 29 2016 - 12:05am

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California has ended its statute of limitations for rape cases after Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday signed legislation filed in the wake of sexual assault allegations against comedian Bill Cosby.

  9. | Posted: Sep 29 2016 - 12:05am

    BOSTON — A 22-year-old man rescued from a life raft after a fishing trip that left his mother missing and presumed dead had been a suspect in the still-unsolved 2013 slaying of his rich grandfather, adding to the multitude of questions swirling around him and what happened at sea.

  10. | Posted: Sep 28 2016 - 8:44pm

    WASHINGTON — Incidents of unruly passengers on planes are increasing, and more effective deterrents are needed to tackle the problem, a global airline trade group said Wednesday.

  11. | Posted: Sep 28 2016 - 5:19pm

    TOWNVILLE, S.C. (AP) — A teenager who killed his father at their home Wednesday was stopped by a volunteer firefighter as he opened fire outside a South Carolina elementary school, wounding two students and a teacher, authorities said.

  12. | Posted: Sep 28 2016 - 5:18pm

    EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) — The fatal police shooting of a Ugandan refugee who drew something from his pocket and extended his hands in a “shooting stance” happened about a minute after officers in a San Diego suburb arrived where a mentally unstable man was reportedly walking in traffic, a police spokesman said Wednesday.

  13. | Posted: Sep 28 2016 - 5:16pm

    WASHINGTON (AP) — In a resounding rebuke, Democrats joined with Republicans Wednesday to hand Barack Obama the first veto override of his presidency, voting overwhelmingly to allow families of Sept. 11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia in U.S. courts for its alleged backing of the attackers.

  14. | Posted: Sep 28 2016 - 5:15pm

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Averting an election-year crisis, the Senate on Wednesday passed a bill to keep the government operating through Dec. 9 and provide $1.1 billion in long-delayed funding to battle the Zika virus. The House was poised to act on the measure before day’s end.

  15. | Posted: Sep 28 2016 - 11:32am

    WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama has authorized sending an additional 600 U.S. troops to Iraq to assist Iraqi forces in the looming battle to take back the city of Mosul from the Islamic State, U.S. officials said Wednesday.