The Latest: Kaine scoffs at Trump for saying 'believe me'

Democratic vice presidential candidate, Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., speaks during the third day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia , Wednesday, July 27, 2016. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the Democratic National Convention (all times EDT):



Army secretary touts importance of mental health

Secretary of the Army Eric Fanning tours Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu, Wednesday, July 27, 2016. Fanning says the Army is paying more attention to behavioral health and making sure anyone who’s injured while defending the nation gets the treatment they need. He says the Army and other military branches are conducting research into how military deployment effects anger. (AP Photo/Cathy Bussewitz)HONOLULU (AP) — Army Secretary Eric Fanning says the Army is paying more attention to behavioral health and making sure anyone who's injured while defending the nation gets the treatment they need.



U.S. Democrat Kaine lays into 'one-man wrecking crew' Trump

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden speaks on the third night at the Democratic National Convention in PhiladelphiaBy Alana Wise and Jeff Mason PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - Democratic vice presidential nominee U.S. Senator Tim Kaine laid into Republican candidate Donald Trump on Wednesday, describing the billionaire as "a one-man wrecking crew" who cannot be trusted with America's future. "Our nation, it is just too great to put it in the hands of a slick-talking, empty-promising, self-promoting, one-man wrecking crew," Kaine said in a keynote speech to the Democratic Party convention in Philadelphia. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton chose Kaine of Virginia, as her running mate last week, opting for a partner at the Nov. 8 election who has wide experience in public service to draw a contrast with Trump who has never been elected to office.



Obama boosts Clinton; Kaine mocks Trump

Democratic vice presidential candidate, Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., takes the stage during the third day session of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Wednesday, July 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Their political fates now entwined, President Barack Obama is imploring voters to elect Hillary Clinton to the White House, joining a chorus of Democrats vouching Wednesday night for her readiness to be commander in chief at time of volatility around the world.



Peru's new president takes office amid economic woes

Peruvian President-elect Pedro Pablo Kuczynski has vowed to stimulate the economy, revive the key mining sector, fight poverty and strengthen the policeFormer Wall Street banker Pedro Pablo Kuczynski takes office as Peru's president Thursday, seeking to kick-start a slowing economy and unite a country deeply torn by a photo-finish election. Peru is one of Latin America's fastest-growing economies, but growth slowed under outgoing leftist President Ollanta Humala, from 6.5 percent in 2011 to 3.3 percent last year. The new legislature is dominated by the party of his defeated rival, Keiko Fujimori, the daughter of disgraced and jailed ex-president Alberto Fujimori.





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