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Democrat party email row: FBI plans to investigate

Protesters march against presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton Credit: Reuters

The FBI plans to investigate an email leak at the Democratic National Committee - which showed officials actively favoured Hillary Clinton over Bernie Sanders during the presidential primary.

A cache of emails leaked by the Wikileaks website disclosed that DNC officials explored ways to undermine Mr Sanders' presidential campaign.

DNC chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz has since resigned.

The leaked emails angered Mr Sanders' supporters, hundreds of whom took to the streets of Philadelphia on Sunday to voice their discontent.

In a statement, the FBI said: "A compromise of this nature is something we take very seriously, and the FBI will continue to investigate and hold accountable those who pose a threat in cyberspace".


Florida nightclub shooting 'not an act of terror'

Two people aged 14 and 18 have been confirmed dead Credit: Reuters

The shooting at a Florida nightclub, which left at least two dead and over a dozen injured, was "not terrorist related".

Police in the US state said the deadly shooting in Fort Myers was "not an act of terror".

Officials also confirmed the ages of two people known to have died in the attack as 14 - already identified as aspiring basketball player Stefan Strawder - and 18.

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