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Democrats hope to sway voters as US heads to midterm polls

All 435 seats of House of Representatives are up for grabs

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November 6, 2018

 

Trump says will seek probe of alleged voter fraud

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump announced Wednesday he will seek a probe of alleged voter fraud in the US election. Trump and the White House have failed to provide any evidence for the president’s repeated claims that several million people voted illegally in the November poll that brought him to power. “I will be asking for…

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January 25, 2017

 

Russia vows ‘reprisals’ over US sanctions

MOSCOW: Russia on Thursday pledged “adequate reprisals” over US sanctions and accused Washington of trying to destroy ties by making “unfounded” allegations of interference in the US election.

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December 30, 2016

 

Russia interfered in US election to help Trump win

Washington: A secret CIA assessment has found that Russia sought to tip last month’s US presidential election in Donald Trump’s favor, The Washington Post reported Friday, a conclusion that drew an extraordinary rebuke from the president-elect’s camp. “These are the same people that said Saddam Hussein had weapons of mass destruction,” Trump’s transition team said,…

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December 10, 2016

 

Anti-Trump protests continue for a third night in US

Thousands protesting Donald Trump’s shock victory in the presidential election took to the streets for a third night of demonstrations and vigils in several US cities, CNN reported. An anti-Trump rally in Portland, Oregon, revved up as protesters confronted police Thursday night. What started out as a peaceful march, with more than 4,000 people, quickly…

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November 11, 2016

 

Fresh protests in US cities over Trump win

NEW YORK: Thousands of demonstrators took to the streets in several US cities for a second night of nationwide protests on Thursday over the stunning election of Donald Trump to the presidency. Shouting “Not my president!” and carrying placards that read “I did not elect hate for president,” some 300 people marched in Baltimore. Protests…

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November 11, 2016

 

Fake news on Facebook didn’t sway election: Zuckerberg

NEW YORK: Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday rejected the idea that bogus stories shared at the social network paved a path of victory for President-elect Donald Trump. “The idea that fake news on Facebook, which is a very small amount of the content, influenced the election in any way I think is a pretty…

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November 11, 2016

 

Facebook found Mark Zuckerberg reacts to Trump’s win

WASHINGTON: Hours after Donald Trump’s upset win over Hillary Clinton, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg took to his popular social network site to express his views. Anger over the Republican property mogul’s upset election win over Hillary Clinton spilled out onto the streets of US cities late Wednesday as chanting protesters lit bonfires and snarled traffic….

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November 10, 2016

 

US spy agencies to begin top secret Trump briefings within days

U.S. intelligence agencies will soon begin giving President-elect Donald Trump the same top secret national security briefings they give President Barack Obama, current and former intelligence officials said Wednesday. The briefings by veteran career intelligence analysts, which will begin in the next few days, will include some of the government’s most closely-guarded secrets, including details…

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November 10, 2016

 

Obama congratulates Trump, invites him to W. House

US President Barack Obama called Donald Trump, his newly-elected successor, Wednesday to congratulate him on his victory and invited him to the White House for talks on Thursday. Obama also called Hillary Clinton, his onetime secretary of state and fellow Democrat, to express his “admiration for the strong campaign she waged throughout the country,” White…

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November 9, 2016

 

Shock and awe at Trump’s rise to power

WASHINGTON: Donald Trump’s extraordinary US election victory sent shockwaves across the world on Wednesday, as opponents braced for a “dangerous” leader in the White House but populists hailed a new revolution. America’s allies put a diplomatically brave face on the outcome of the deeply divisive presidential race, which has implications for everything from trade to…

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November 9, 2016

 

Trump casts vote in historic US election

Donald Trump cast his ballot Tuesday near his New York home, in a historic election pitting him against Democrat Hillary Clinton, who is seeking to become America’s first woman president. After casting his vote in the basketball court of Public School 59 Beekman Hill International, the Republican presidential nominee quipped to reporters that it was…

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November 8, 2016

 

Obama starts election day with tradition – shooting hoops

Is the US election a slam dunk? It is for Barack Obama, who early on election day Tuesday took part in a ritual game of basketball as Americans flocked to the polls. In keeping with a 2008 and 2012 tradition, Obama hit the court with friends. Obama had already cast his ballot before election day,…

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November 8, 2016

 

Hillary Clinton casts her vote in US election

CHAPPAQUA, United States: Hillary Clinton cast her vote early Tuesday near her home in New York state, as America chooses whether to make her its first woman president, or elect the populist Donald Trump. Chanting “Madam President,” about 150 supporters turned out to cheer on the Democratic nominee who voted with husband Bill Clinton at…

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November 8, 2016

 

Clinton: upbeat, smiling, and sprinting to the end

ALLENDALE: In a red pantsuit and full of smiles, Hillary Clinton embarked on a marathon final day of campaigning Monday covering three states and four cities — and featuring two presidents, one rock Boss and Lady Gaga.

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November 8, 2016

 

Clinton has 90 percent chance of winning

NEW YORK: With hours to go before Americans vote, Democrat Hillary Clinton has about a 90 percent chance of defeating Republican Donald Trump in the race for the White House, according to the final Reuters/Ipsos States of the Nation project.

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November 8, 2016

 

Clinton holds 5-point lead over Trump

WASHINGTON: Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton holds a five-point lead over Republican Donald Trump in the latest Washington Post-ABC Tracking Poll released early on Sunday. In the Post-ABC poll released on Friday, Clinton led Trump by 47 percent to 44 percent. Clinton had an advantage in affirmative support, the poll said, with 55 percent of…

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November 6, 2016

 

Trump rushed off stage in false gun scare

White House Republican candidate Donald Trump was bundled off stage by security officers Saturday after a false gun scare during a campaign appearance. The US Secret Service, which provides security for presidential candidates, later said someone in the crowd had shouted “gun” but that no weapon was found. Trump swiftly resumed his speech in Reno,…

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November 6, 2016

 

Trump and Clinton tout rival visions of US to seal deal

WASHINGTON: US presidential foes Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump brandished rival visions of America and the world held its breath as they headed into a fierce final weekend of campaigning. Forecasts based on polling averages still give the Democrat an edge over the 70-year-old property mogul but the Republican has been buoyed by signs that…

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November 5, 2016

 

Clinton on the attack as US race narrows

WASHINGTON: Hillary Clinton launched a final week election offensive Tuesday to lock down the state of Florida, key to Donald Trump’s White House dream, as polls showed their race narrowing. The Republican had been buoyed earlier in the day by a national poll that showed him sneaking a narrow lead in national voting intentions, sending…

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November 2, 2016

 

Confident Clinton steps up in battle for Congress

WASHINGTON: With polls giving her the edge on Election Day, Democratic White House nominee Hillary Clinton said late Saturday that she planned to work hard to see her party make gains in Congress. Speaking to reporters aboard her campaign plane, the 68-year-old former secretary of state said she no longer wished to respond to the…

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October 23, 2016

 
 
 
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