RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Republican presidential hopeful John Kasich said Monday that some people don't get him or his economic message, which he described as focused on ensuring that no American gets left behind.
By Amanda Becker MANCHESTER, New Hampshire (Reuters) - Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton pledged Monday to take on the powerful U.S. gun lobby, saying she would pursue expanded background checks and take steps to hold manufacturers accountable for crimes committed with their weapons. Clinton was at a town hall in Manchester, New Hampshire, to unveil her plan to curb gun violence just days after a gunman killed nine people and wounded another nine last week on the campus of Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon. At times on Monday, Clinton's voice cracked as she talked about the toll gun violence has taken on U.S. schools, movie theaters and other public spaces.
By Elizabeth Piper MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - The Bank of Labour - print money, spend money, repeat. At the annual conference of the ruling Conservative Party, derision over the election of far-left lawmaker Jeremy Corbyn as leader of the main opposition Labour Party is never far from the surface. At a stall in the conference centre, red 100 pounds notes were handed out with Corbyn's face and the slogan 'print money, spend money, repeat' - mocking the Labour leader's financial policies which one minister said would "wreck the economy".
The Washington Nationals, who failed to make the Major League Baseball playoffs after being tipped as World Series contenders, fired manager Matt Williams on Monday. Williams, who took the helm two seasons ago in his first managerial job, had one year left on his contract. Williams won 96 games in 2014 in his first season as manager and was named National League Manager of the Year.