US election

US election leaves questions for Apec

This meeting underlined the economic clout of a regional trading block that accounts for 49% of global commerce.

Yet, for many delegates, the media and commentators on the fringe, the most interesting and talked about leader is still a "President in waiting", a man who wasn't even here in Lima.

For Election Day episode, 'Scorpion' aims not to choose sides

The episode, airing Monday night, will see the team band together when an unknown force tries to rig the presidential election.

To accomplish this story, the executive producers told CNN they aimed to keep all aspects of the episode -- including its candidates -- rooted in fiction because it was "important to us that we not choose any side in the presidential race," executive producer Nick Santora told CNN via email.

US election: Clinton campaign condemns FBI email move

FBI Director James Comey informed Congress of the move in a letter on Friday, 11 days before the election.

Mrs Clinton told supporters the move was "unprecedented" and "deeply troubling".

But Republican opponent Donald Trump has praised the bureau's decision.

In his letter to Congress, Mr Comey said the FBI had learned of fresh emails which might be "pertinent" to its previous inquiry into the Democratic candidate's use of a private server when she was secretary of state in the Obama administration.

US election: 'Cruel' Trump claim dismays dead soldier's family

"Had I been president, Captain Khan would be alive today. We wouldn't have been in this horrible, horrible mistake, the war in Iraq," he said.

The soldier's father, Khizr Khan, said it was a "cruel" remark.

He is campaigning for Hillary Clinton, who is making her first appearance with First Lady Michelle Obama.

The two shared a stage at Winston-Salem in North Carolina.

Introducing Mrs Obama, the former first lady said her voice was needed in this election "more than ever".

US election: Clinton says she will focus on issues, not Trump

"I debated him for four and a half hours," she said, recalling their acrimonious exchanges. "I don't even think about responding to him anymore."

She was speaking to reporters aboard her campaign plane.

Mr Trump used a rally in Gettysburg to promise curbs on lobbying and new trade and climate change negotiations.

With just 16 days until the election, much of the recent focus has been on controversies linked to his campaign.

US election: Trump takes aim at First Lady Michelle Obama

He also accused the first lady of attacking Hillary Clinton in 2007 by invoking a line she had said about fitness to run the White House.

The Obama campaign had denied the line referred to Mrs Clinton.

Mrs Clinton, meanwhile, accused Mr Trump of threatening democracy if he did not accept the election result.

"We know the difference between leadership and dictatorship, and the peaceful transition of power is one of the things that sets us apart," she told a crowd in Cleveland, Ohio.

US election: Obama calls Trump's election rhetoric 'dangerous'

Speaking at a campaign rally in Miami for Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, the president said Mr Trump's comments undermined American democracy.

Mr Trump refused in a televised debate to say he would accept the outcome of the election on 8 November.

He later said he would accept a "clear" result but left a challenge open.

US election: Australian MPs label Donald Trump 'revolting slug'

It condemned "the misogynist, hateful comments" it said had been made by Mr Trump about women and minorities.

It follows the release of a 2005 video last week in which Mr Trump makes remarks about groping women.

Mr Trump has apologised for remarks, which he described as as "locker-room talk".

He has also denied touching women inappropriately.

The motion was filed by Greens party MP Jeremy Buckingham to the Upper House of the NSW parliament.

It said: "This house... agrees with those who have described Mr Trump as a 'revolting slug'."

US election: Trump presidency 'dangerous', says UN rights chief

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Raad al-Hussein cited Mr Trump's comments on the use of torture and his attitude to "vulnerable communities".

The Republican presidential candidate's campaign has been marked by a number of controversial comments.

Recent crude remarks about women have caused the biggest political fallout.

Overnight President Barack Obama, at a rally for Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton, condemned those comments, saying: "The guy says stuff that nobody would find tolerable if they were applying for a job at 7-Eleven."

US election: FBI investigating hacking of Clinton campaign chief

Mr Podesta also suggested Republican nominee Donald Trump's campaign was given advance notice of the breach.

His remarks come after WikiLeaks published a trove of his hacked emails.

The top adviser to Mrs Clinton said the enquiry was part of a wider probe into hacks on the Democratic Party by groups with Russian ties.

"I've been involved in politics for nearly five decades," Mr Podesta told reporters aboard the Clinton campaign plane.