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VOTE 2016
--Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump trade barbs on the campaign trail the day after the debate. Trump tells supporters in Wilkes-Barre, PA, Clinton "couldn't be elected dog catcher." Clinton says "If he wants to talk about what we've been doing the last 30 years...bring it on."
--Trump snipes at House Speaker Paul Ryan, tweeting Ryan "should spend more time on balancing the budget, jobs and illegal immigration and not waste his time on fighting Republican nominee." Ryan earlier in a conference call with lawmakers said he would not defend Trump and would focus on keeping Republican majorities in Congress.
--In a phone call obtained by ABC News, RNC Chair Reince Priebus said he's still backing Trump.
--Warren Buffett takes issue with Trump claiming he and Buffett have used the same tax loophole; Buffett saying he's paid federal income taxes every year since 1944.

--The death toll has risen to 28 from Hurricane Matthew. The latest fatality is reported in Volusia County, Florida, where the sheriff's office says a tree crew member got pinned under a large log that rolled on top of him. Flooding remains a danger...South Carolina's governor says 2-thousand people were trapped by floodwaters. More than a million customers in four states remain without electricity. President Obama signed a disaster declaration for North Carolina.
--The interim President of Haiti has said Hurricane Matthew has caused "apocalyptic" damage - and such is the devastation of the country's countryside could cause famine.  Jocelerme Privert told the BBC the loss was "amazing", warning food, water and medicine was immediately needed. "But the concern is if we don't take action now for the longer impact... three to four months when the foods stop coming we are going to have a real famine."
-- With helicopters overseeing the rescue operation from above, volunteer firefighters turned their military-surplus truck with 4-foot tires into the dark flood waters to cruise past a mortuary, grocery and homes in part of this city inundated by the swollen Lumber River. They joined about 200 U.S. Marshals and water rescue teams from as far away as New York and New Jersey focused Monday on retrieving about 1,500 residents who were trapped when the river unexpectedly rushed out of its banks, up their stairways and into buildings like the local school.

Samsung says it will stop producing the Galaxy Note 7, a day after the company stopped selling the phones. The company is also telling owners of the Galaxy Note 7 to turn them off and stop using them. The move comes after replacements for the troublesome phones have had shown the same tendency to overheat and catch fire.

A 4-year-old girl who went missing from her Lakeland, Florida, home Saturday morning has been found safe in Memphis, Tennessee, according to Tennessee and Florida authorities. The apparent abduction of the little girl, Rebecca Lewis, prompted a search stretching across several states in the Southeast. An Amber Alert for Rebecca covered Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee and Kentucky. Authorities were tracking surveillance images showing the girl with a 31-year-old man whose current legal name is West Wild Hogs.

The suspect in the fatal shooting of two Palm Springs, California police officers, is expected to be charged Tuesday. John Felix faces charges of first degree murder in the killing of 63-year-old Jose "Gil" Gilbert Vega, who was near retirement, and 27-year-old Lesley Zerebny, a new mother.

First one...then another bear attacked a man hiking alone near the Bailey Canyon Wilderness Park area in Sierra Madre, California. Police say the man is hospitalized with injuries to his head, upper body, legs and feet. The two bears ran away.