Poll: young white voters changing sides...Not responding to recall...Fukushima costs soaring

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A new poll finds a shift in young white voters toward Hillary Clinton and away from Donald Trump. The new GenForward survey says that change is driving a broader influx of young voters to the Democratic presidential nominee. Clinton leads among all young whites 35 percent to 22 percent, and by a 2-to-1 margin among those who are likely to vote. Clinton has led among other young voters consistently.

Four Dead in Australian Amusement Park Accident

(QUEENSLAND, Australia) -- Four people were killed in an accident at an Australian theme park after a raft turned over on its conveyor belt. Witnesses described the chaos after a scene in which a malfunction threw two people from the raft, and trapped others underneath it. Investigators are trying to understand what caused the raft to turn over. Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull spoke out Tuesday about the tragedy, calling it a "sad day.

North Carolina State Fair attendance second highest ever

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- Officials with the North Carolina State Fair say this year's edition had the second-highest attendance ever. Fair officials said Monday that the 11-day fair topped the 1 million-mark for only the fourth time ever. Officials said 1,028,364 visited the fair this year. That's second only to the 2010 fair, which attracted 1,091,887 visitors.

Pentatonix to sing NFL Thursday Night Football opening song

NEW YORK (AP) -- Grammy-winning a cappella group Pentatonix will sing the opening theme song for NBC's "Thursday Night Football." NBC said Tuesday that Pentatonix will sing the track "Weekend Go." It was inspired from the group's original song "Sing" off their 2015 self-titled album. NBC will produce nine Thursday night games that will use Pentatonix's song and air on NBC or the NFL Network. The first game is on Nov.

Turkey, US to discuss Muslim cleric wanted by Ankara

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Turkey's justice minister says the country has provided "more than sufficient" evidence to the United States for the extradition of a U.S.-based Muslim cleric accused by Turkey of orchestrating the July 15 failed coup attempt. Bekir Bozdag was speaking to reporters Tuesday before departing to the U.S. for talks with U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch over Turkish requests for Fethullah Gulen's arrest and eventual extradition.

Police Still Searching for Double Murder Suspect Who Shot Six People, Live Streamed Escape on Facebook

(OKLAHOMA CITY) -- Police and federal marshals in Oklahoma continued their search on Tuesday for a suspect in a double homicide who has shot six people, including two police officers, and is thought to be wielding an AK-47. The man live streamed his escape on Facebook after wounding two officers and fleeing in their patrol car, saying that things were "going to be intense," according to an affidavit released on Monday night.

Romanians celebrate 95th birthday of their last king

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) -- Romanians are celebrating the 95th birthday of their former king, Michael, one of the last surviving heads of states from the World War II-era. Michael, who has lived in exile in Switzerland since he was forced to abdicate by the Communists, remains an important symbol of Romanian history and tradition that was broken by decades of communist rule.

GM reports record 3Q earnings despite slowing US sales

DETROIT (AP) -- General Motors reported a record third-quarter profit that doubled the same period a year ago, despite falling sales and market share in the U.S. The Detroit automaker earned $2.77 billion, or $1.76 per share, compared with $1.36 billion, or 84 cents per share a year ago. Sales in the U.S., GM's most lucrative market, fell nearly 4 percent in the quarter.

Vatican, Argentine church to open "dirty war" archives

VATICAN CITY (AP) -- The Vatican and Argentina's Catholic Church say they have finished cataloguing their archives from the country's brutal "dirty war" and will make them available to victims who have long accused the church of complicity with the military dictatorship. A joint statement Tuesday said the process of cataloguing and digitalization had been completed and procedures for victims to access the information would be forthcoming.

Vice president to campaign in red state South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- Vice President Joe Biden is coming to strongly Republican South Carolina next week to campaign for a congressional candidate and to get out the vote for the Democratic ticket. News outlets report that Biden will attend events in Sumter and in Rock Hill on Nov. 1. He will be joined by Democratic U.S. Rep. Jim Clyburn and Democratic congressional candidate Fran Person.

Only One Pickup Truck's Headlights Rated as 'Good' in New Study

(WASHINGTON) -- Owners of the top-selling pickup truck in the United States may be disappointed that it was among the poorest performers in a recent test of headlight effectiveness. The number one seller, Ford's F-150, received multiple "poor" ratings on both its halogen and LED headlights in the new study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, an independent nonprofit research and communications organization.

A Look at America the Last Time the Cubs and Indians Won the World Series

(NEW YORK) -- One way or the other, the 2016 World Series winner will make history. The Chicago Cubs, with an army of electric young position players that emerged through the team's farm system, like Kris Bryant, Addison Russell and Javier Baez, haven't won a World Series since 1908. The Indians, who have prospered this postseason with dominant pitching from ace Corey Kluber and reliever Andrew Miller, haven't won since 1948.

Adidas stops financial aid to Germany's anti-doping agency

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) -- German sporting goods maker Adidas says it is stopping financial aid to the national anti-doping agency as of the end of the year. Adidas spokesman Oliver Brueggen says the company told the anti-doping agency in the spring that it will not renew the contract, which is reportedly worth 300,000 euros ($325,000) each year.

Council: Prince's Paisley Park museum can open permanently

CHANHASSEN, Minn. (AP) -- Prince's Paisley Park recording studio and home will begin operating as a permanent museum this week, following a Minnesota city council rezoning vote. The Chanhassen City Council signed off on the rezoning request Monday, but also will require a traffic study to address concerns from council members and residents about pedestrian safety, traffic and parking, the Star Tribune ( ) reported.

Merck beats Street 3Q forecasts

KENILWORTH, N.J. (AP) -- Merck & Co. (MRK) on Tuesday reported third-quarter net income of $2.18 billion. The Kenilworth, New Jersey-based company said it had profit of 78 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to $1.07 per share. The results surpassed Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 98 cents per share. The pharmaceutical company posted revenue of $10.

Singer Pete Burns dies of heart attack at age 57

LONDON (AP) -- Pete Burns, singer with the British band Dead or Alive that had success in the 1980s, has died after suffering a heart attack. He was 57. The singer's management and family said in a statement that Burns died suddenly on Sunday. He was best known for his 1985 dance hit "You Spin Me Round" and his appearances on reality TV shows including "Celebrity Big Brother" and "Celebrity Wife Swap.

North Carolina official: No economic impact from LGBT law

MATTHEWS, N.C. (AP) -- North Carolina's top business official says there's been no negative impact on the economy from passage of a law requiring people to use the bathroom that matches the gender on their birth certificates. Commerce Secretary John Skvarla told The Charlotte Observer ( ) Monday that the measure has had no significant business impact in North Carolina.

Apex driver charged after Cary cyclist struck, killed

APEX, N.C. (AP) -- A Wake County driver has been charged after he hit and killed a Cary man who was riding a bicycle last week. The North Carolina Highway Patrol said Monday that 42-year-old Ramsey Capps, of Apex, is charged with misdemeanor death by motor vehicle and failure to reduce speed to avoid a collision following the death of 36-year-old Jason Markley.

US writers Beatty, Moshfegh up for Man Booker fiction prize

LONDON (AP) -- A satirical look at race and racism in the United States and a disturbing small-town American character study are among six novels vying for the prestigious Man Booker Prize. The fiction prize could anoint its first American winner if either Paul Beatty's "The Sellout" or Ottessa Moshfegh's "Eileen" takes the prize. Previously open to writers from Britain, Ireland and the Commonwealth, the Booker expanded in 2014 to include all English-language authors.