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WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton plans to more fully address questions about her use of a private email server as secretary of state starting this month, part of an acknowledgment by her campaign that her presidential bid has been hurt by the heavy focus on the controversy over the summer.
Angry French farmers blocked the streets of Paris with more than 1,500 tractors Thursday to protest against plunging food prices and soaring costs they say are killing their livelihoods. From far-flung corners of the country, some spent days slowly chugging towards Paris, leaving behind barely surviving pig, cattle or beetroot farms to bring their plight to the capital. Plummeting food prices, ever-increasing taxes and social charges and "crazy" environmental standards: the farmers in Europe's leading agricultural power say they have had enough.
Britain's world number 97 Johanna Konta shocked Wimbledon runner-up Garbine Muguruza in the longest women's match in US Open history on Thursday. Konta won in 3 hours 23 minutes with her 7-6 (7/4), 6-7 (4/7), 6-2 triumph eclipsing by seven minutes the previous record set in 2011 when Samantha Stosur defeated Nadia Petrova. Sydney-born Konta has now won 15 matches in a row since Wimbledon and goes on to tackle German 18th seed Andrea Petkovic for a place in the last 16.