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By Amanda Becker and Emily Stephenson NEW YORK (Reuters) - Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton took their acrimonious presidential contest to a charity dinner, where Trump drew boos from the well-heeled audience when his jokes veered well into the jagged terrain of his campaign speeches. The candidates shared the stage Thursday night at an annual white-tie dinner in New York City that raises money for needy children and typically offers White House hopefuls a respite from election tensions. Trump, lagging Clinton in national opinion polls, had slugged it out with his rival on Wednesday night at their third and final presidential debate before the Nov. 8 election.
McDonald's reported unexpectedly strong third-quarter results Friday, fueled by gains in overseas markets that offset sluggish growth in the US. The results "are a testament to the progress we are making to satisfy the needs of today's dynamic customers," said McDonald's chief executive Steve Easterbrook. The strong performance in international restaurants follows an overhaul of McDonald's global structure undertaken by Easterbrook.