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BRUSSELS (AP) — Russia on Wednesday withdrew a request to refuel a fleet of Russian warships in Spain, as Britain and NATO allies piled pressure on Madrid over concerns that the ships could be used to ramp up air attacks in Syria.
Battleground states dominated the race for the White House Wednesday as Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton press their fight just 13 days before Americans pick a new president. Clinton marked her 69th birthday campaigning in Florida as a new poll showed Trump edging past her in a state crucial to his political fortunes. Fresh off a three-day swing through Florida, the New York billionaire is pivoting to North Carolina, another key battleground -- after first carving out precious time for the grand opening of his new luxury hotel in Washington, Trump International Hotel.