The Latest: Clinton calls on FBI to release info on emails

Democratic vice presidential candidate, Tim Kaine, D-Va., speaks at campaign rally at Florida State University, Friday, Oct. 28, 2016, in Tallahassee, Fla. (AP Photo/Steve Cannon)WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign (all times EDT):

White House says it had no 'advance warning' of FBI probe of Clinton
The White House on Friday said it was not given any prior notice on the FBI's announcement that it was investigating additional emails relating to Hillary Clinton's use of a private email system. "We did not have advance warning," White House spokesman Eric Schultz told reporters traveling with President Barack Obama to a campaign event for Clinton in Orlando, Florida.

Blow to Clinton as FBI probe revives email scandal

US Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton speaks at a Democratic party "Women Win" early vote rally in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, on October 28, 2016The FBI said Friday it was investigating newly discovered emails linked to Hillary Clinton's use of a private server during her time as secretary of state, triggering a blistering fight-back from the presidential frontrunner's campaign. Concern that Clinton's once seemingly unstoppable momentum towards the White House would be replaced by uncertainty rocked the markets, with stocks, the dollar and oil prices tumbling lower on the prospect of a close vote. Comey had dropped his 11th-hour bombshell in a letter to congressional committees investigating allegations that the 69-year-old Clinton put US secrets at risk during her time at the State Department.

FBI investigating new emails for classified information
WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI informed Congress Friday it is investigating whether there is classified information in new emails that have emerged in its probe of Hillary Clinton's private server. The FBI said in July its investigation was finished.

FBI's October surprise complicates race for Clinton

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks with senior aide Huma Abedin aboard her campaign plane at Westchester County Airport in White Plains, N.Y., Friday, Oct. 28, 2016, before traveling to Iowa for rallies. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — A new shock hit Hillary Clinton's campaign Friday in the unpredictable and often unbelievable presidential race: The FBI is looking into whether there was classified information on a device belonging to the estranged husband of one of her closest aides.

News Guide: What we know about the FBI's new email inquiry

FILE - In this July 14, 2016 file photo, FBI Director James Comey testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. The FBI informed Congress Friday, Oct. 28, 2016, it is investigating whether there is classified information in new emails that have emerged in its probe of Hillary Clinton's private server. The FBI said in July its investigation was finished. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — Thought the furor over Hillary Clinton's private emails was over? Think again.

Companies set monthly record for mergers, acquisitions

Companies set monthly record for mergers, acquisitionsU.S. companies are cutting merger deals at a record pace even though antitrust regulators have moved to oppose several recent high-profile combinations. So far this month, companies have agreed to mergers ...

With newfound vigor, Obama works to rebuild Democratic Party

President Barack Obama arrives to speak during a campaign event for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton at the CFE Federal Credit Union Arena in Orlando, Fla., Friday, Oct. 28, 2016. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Gone is the old President Barack Obama, who approached campaigning for other Democrats as a chore. The new Obama is throwing himself into rebuilding his party in his final months in the White House and vowing to keep at it once he's left.

Philippines' Duterte says God warned him off swearing

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte gestures while answering questions during a news conference in Davao cityPhilippine President Rodrigo Duterte has promised to stop swearing, saying God spoke to him on a flight from Japan on Thursday, warning him the plane would crash if he kept using bad language. The maverick former mayor, famous for profanity that has included outbursts aimed at Pope Francis and U.S. President Barack Obama, said he heard a voice and realised it was God, telling him to clean up his act. "I was looking at the skies while I was coming over here ... everybody was asleep, snoring, but a voice said that, 'you know, if you don't stop epithets, I will bring this plane down now'," Duterte said at a news conference late on Thursday upon arrival in his home city of Davao.

The Latest: Teepees removed from cleared protest camp

The burned hulks of heavy trucks sit on Highway 1806 near Cannon Ball, N.D., on Friday, Oct. 28, near the spot where protesters of the Dakota Access pipeline were evicted from private property a day earlier. Authorities say protesters burned several pieces of construction equipment Thursday during a chaotic confrontation with law enforcement. (AP Photo/James MacPherson)CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) — The Latest on protests in North Dakota over the Dakota Access oil pipeline (all times local):

Offensive social media posts lead to debate on public speech
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A Republican legislative candidate's tweet that Democratic President Barack Obama should be hanged and a school board member's Facebook posts widely deemed racist and sexist are generating heated debate about what's acceptable in public speech.

U.S. Supreme Court takes up major transgender rights case

FILE - In this Monday Aug. 22, 2016 file photo, transgender high school student Gavin Grimm poses in front of his home in Gloucester, Va. The Supreme Court will take up transgender rights for the first time in the case of a Virginia school board that wants to prevent Grimm, a transgender teenager from using the boys' bathroom at his high school, Friday, Oct. 28, 2016 . (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed for the first time to rule on transgender rights in a case in which a Virginia public school district is fighting to prevent a female-born transgender high school student from using the boys' bathroom. The justices agreed to hear the Gloucester County School Board's appeal of a lower court's April 19 ruling that transgender students are protected under U.S. laws barring sex-based discrimination. The case involves a 17-year-old transgender student named Gavin Grimm, who identifies as male and sued in 2015 to win the right to use the school's boys' bathroom.

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