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The Latest: Clinton accepts Dem nomination with `humility'

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Latest on the Democratic National Convention and 2016 presidential campaign. (all times EDT):

10:47 p.m.

Hillary Clinton says she accepts the Democratic presidential nomination with "humility, determination and boundless confidence in America's promise."

Clinton says the slogan "stronger together" that's been featured in her campaign is a guiding principle for the country.

She says it'll help define a future with a healthy economy "for everyone, not just those at the top."

Clinton says it also means good schools for rich and poor, and safe communities.

Clinton is recalling the book she wrote while she served as first lady. She says "It Takes a Village" envisions a country in which people work together to make "our nation better and stronger."

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10:44 p.m.

Hillary Clinton says the United States has the most dynamic and diverse people in the world -- and the most powerful military.

So, she says, don't let "anyone tell you that our country is weak."

Clinton is continuing a theme at the Democratic National Convention that seeks to counter Donald Trump's starker vision.

She also says the U.S. has the most innovative entrepreneurs and the most enduring values.

"Don't let anyone tell you we don't have what it takes," Clinton says. "We do."

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10:40 p.m.

Hillary Clinton says she'd be an inclusive president.

She says she wouldn't build a wall or ban a religion.

The Democratic nominee says she'd try to build an economy that benefits everyone and she'd work toward a path to citizenship for millions of immigrants.

Clinton says she'd work with all Americans and the nation's allies to fight terrorism.

She says: "We are clear-eyed about what our country is up against. But we are not afraid."

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10:38 p.m.

Hillary Clinton says Donald Trump has brought the Republican Party a long way -- from "Morning in America" to "Midnight in America."

The Democratic presidential candidate says the Trump "wants us to fear the future and fear each other."

"It's morning in America" was an optimistic line from a famous political ad aired by Ronald Reagan.

Clinton is asking whether Trump would stay true to the phrase on the country's seal -- "E Pluribus Unum," or out of many, we are one.

And her take? "We heard Donald Trump's answer last week at his convention.  He wants to divide us -- from the rest of the world, and from each other."

She says President Franklin Roosevelt's famous words are the perfect rebuke: "The only thing we have to fear is fear itself."

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10:36 p.m.

Hillary Clinton says she's heard the views of Bernie Sanders' steadfast supporters and says their cause is her cause.

She's giving her presidential acceptance speech at the Democratic convention after a hard-fought race with the Vermont senator.

She's praising Sanders for putting economic and social justice issues "front and center" -- where she says they belong.

And she tells Sanders' supporters the country needs their "ideas, energy and passion."

She's asking them to move forward and turn their platform into "real change for America."

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10:33 p.m.

Hillary Clinton is returning the praise she has received all week from leading Democrats.

Clinton is delivering her acceptance speech for the Democratic presidential nomination.

She's thanking President Barack Obama and says she's a better person because of Obama's friendship.

She has kind words for first lady Michelle Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and her running mate, Tim Kaine.

Clinton says people are "soon going to understand" why Kaine is so popular in Virginia, which he represents in the Senate.

She says Kaine will make the "whole country proud as our vice president."

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