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At the same time, Donald Trump spoke at North Carolina rally, denying allegations that he groped or kissed women without their consent. Another woman, this time a former Apprentice contestant is helding a news conference, saying that Trump made unwanted sexual advances while she was seeking a job.
A tornado struck an Oregon beach town as strong winds and heavy rain walloped the Pacific Northwest. There were no reports of injuries, but there have been several calls about damage.
North Carolina governor Pat McCrory says the death toll for hurricane Matthew and its aftermath has risen to 24 in the state. Flooding triggered by Matthew has left at least 40 dead in the US. The hurricane killed more than 500 people in Haiti.
Thailand’s crown prince presided over the bathing of his father’s body at the Grand Palace in Bangkok, a traditional Buddhist funeral rite. The body of the country’s late king will lie at the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, inside the Grand Palace complex for an undisclosed duration.
Matthew Burgoyne, the Associated Press with AP News Minute.