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Stocks sharply higher in morning trading after FBI clears Clinton

Financial companies led a broad rally in U.S. stocks in morning trading Monday as investors focused on the latest turns ahead of Election Day. The FBI announced late Sunday that its review of newly discovered Hillary Clinton emails found no evidence warranting charges against the presidential candidate. Traders have been anxious in recent weeks over signs that the presidential race was tightening.

FBI: No charges against Clinton after new email review

FBI Director James Comey abruptly announced Sunday that a review of newly discovered emails sent or received by Hillary Clinton has not changed his conclusion that the Democrat should not face criminal charges. His announcement came in a letter to congressional lawmakers two days before Election Day.

Charles Krauthammer: Final days bring awful choice

In a normal election, the FBI and WikiLeaks factors might be disqualifying for a presidential candidate. As final evidence of how bad are our choices in 2016, Trump’s liabilities, especially on foreign policy, outweigh hers.

FBI director Comey needs to repair the damage

His action represents a dreadful mistake that does not serve the American public or the best interest of his agency. It may set a bad precedent for involvement of the FBI in a political campaign.

FBI leaders knew about new emails for weeks

Senior FBI officials were informed about the discovery of new emails potentially relevant to the investigation of Hillary Clinton’s private email server at least two weeks before Director James Comey notified Congress, according to federal officials familiar with the investigation.

Clinton aides rip ‘double standard’ as Justice Department vows quick action

WASHINGTON – Hillary Clinton’s campaign accused FBI Director James Comey of applying a double standard by disclosing a renewed inquiry into her emails, an hour after the Justice Department offered a bare-bones promise to lawmakers that it would act “expeditiously” to settle the matter. Clinton campaign officials seized on a CNBC report, citing an unnamed former FBI official, that Comey balked at joining with U.S. intelligence agencies Oct. 7 when they blamed Russia for hacking the email systems of U.S. political figures and organizations – including the Democratic National Committee and Clinton’s campaign chairman – because it was too close to Election Day.

Clinton says FBI has “no case” on email investigation

Donald Trump intensified his attacks on Hillary Clinton’s use of a private server on Monday, as she tried to move past the discovery of new emails and shift the election back to a referendum on the Trump’s fitness for office.

Official: FBI knew for weeks about newly discovered emails

FBI investigators in the Anthony Weiner sexting probe knew for weeks about the existence of newly discovered emails potentially related to the investigation of Hillary Clinton’s private email server, a law enforcement official said Sunday.

Clinton says she won’t be ‘knocked off course’ in final week

Hillary Clinton vowed Sunday that she would not be “knocked off course” in the election’s final days, as she sought to push past a new FBI email inquiry in a sexting probe that delivered a late jolt to her race against Republican Donald Trump.

The Clinton email probe: Questions and answers

Q&A: FBI Director James Comey’s announcement Friday that new emails had been found that might be relevant to the Hillary Clinton investigation leaves many questions unanswered.

Comey cites lack of use-of-force data

Dramatic videos of deadly law enforcement encounters and the absence of reliable data about how often police use force contribute to a regrettable narrative that “biased police are killing black men at epidemic rates,” FBI Director James Comey said Sunday. That story line has formed amid a lack of comprehensive, national data about how many citizens are killed or injured at the hands of police officers.

FBI chief says immunity for Clinton aide limited to laptop

FBI Director James Comey told Congress on Tuesday that his agency granted immunity to Hillary Clinton’s former chief of staff because agents wanted to inspect her laptop as part of a now-closed FBI investigation into Clinton’s use of a private email server as secretary of state.

Hillary haters, get over it

Think of it this way: A President Hillary Clinton is the only thing standing in the way of a President Donald Trump.

Ann McFeatters: America deserves better candidates

This election could have one of the lowest turnouts in modern times. That would be a sad outcome, especially in a time when, as Obama pointed out, America is far more popular and respected around the globe than many Americans, such as Trump, believe.

No double standard in Clinton probe, FBI director says

Summoned before Congress and aggressively questioned by Republicans, FBI Director James Comey on Thursday strongly defended the government’s decision to not prosecute Hillary Clinton over her private email setup. He said there was no evidence that she knew that anything she was doing was against the law or had lied to federal investigators.