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The most telling moments in presidential debates often come out of the blue — an offhand remark or unrehearsed gesture that helps to reveal the essence of a candidate who's already been poked, prodded ...
By John Whitesides HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (Reuters) - Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump will face off for the first time on Monday in a presidential debate that could rank as one of the most watched and highly anticipated political showdowns in U.S. history. The tight race for the White House and the unpredictable clash in styles between well-known but polarizing foes has generated wide interest in the potentially pivotal encounter, which comes six weeks before the Nov. 8 election. The size of the television-viewing audience is expected to challenge the presidential debate record of 80 million who watched the 1980 encounter between Democratic President Jimmy Carter and Republican Ronald Reagan.
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are slumping Monday as drugmakers and consumer companies take the biggest losses. The price of oil is jumping and energy companies are trading higher. Major indexes in Europe and Asia are also starting the week on a steep skid.