US election 2016 result: Trump beats Clinton to take White House
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US election 2016 result: Trump beats Clinton to take White House

Donald Trump will become the 45th US president after a stunning victory over Democrat Hillary Clinton. The Republican nominee defied pre-election polling to claim swing states, winning the key battlegrounds of Florida, Ohio and Pennsylvania. He told cheering supporters that Americans must now unite and “bind the wounds of division”, after a gruelling, acrimonious campaign. […]

Donald Trump Wins The Presidency In Stunning Upset Over Clinton
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Donald Trump Wins The Presidency In Stunning Upset Over Clinton

Donald  John Trump has been projected as the winner of the presidential election, according to The Associated Press, after election returns showed that Trump had won stunning come-from-behind victories across a swath of contested states. Trump, 70, will be the 45th president of the United States. A real-estate developer and former reality-TV star, Trump is […]

Republican Hindu Body Attacks Hillary Clinton As 'Sympathetic' To Pakistan
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Republican Hindu Body Attacks Hillary Clinton As ‘Sympathetic’ To Pakistan

TAMPA: A Republican Hindu organisation is running anti-Hillary Clinton advertisement on Indian-American television channels, attacking the Democratic presidential candidate as “sympathetic towards Pakistan” and her longtime aide for her Pakistani origin. “Hillary, sympathetic towards Pakistan gave billions of dollars in aid and military equipment used against India. She was instrumental in blocking PM Modi’s visa. […]

Sparks fly in Clinton-Trump duel: US election
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Sparks fly in Clinton-Trump duel: US election

The two US presidential candidates have clashed over jobs, terrorism and race in a bitter television debate. The attacks turned personal as Republican Donald Trump accused his rival Hillary Clinton of not having the right temperament to be president. Meanwhile, Mrs Clinton baited Mr Trump by pointing out that he refuses to release his tax […]

Tamil American girl youngest delegate to attend DNC.
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Tamil American girl youngest delegate to attend DNC.

Sruthi Palaniappan’s parents immigrated to the United States in 1992 from Chennai. Sruthi Palaniappan, whose parents immigrated to the United States in 1992 from Chennai, was the youngest delegate to attend to the Democratic National Convention (DNC) that ended on Thursday night. The 18-year-old high school graduate is set to join the Harvard University to […]

US Election: Clinton sells foreign policy as best counter-terror strategy.
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US Election: Clinton sells foreign policy as best counter-terror strategy.

Terrorism rates as among the two or three key issues for voters in the United States presidential election. Hillary Clinton’s nomination speech sought to make it a foreign policy issue. Donald Trump’s merged it with his anti-immigrant stance. While the economy is consistently the number one concern of US voters, terrorism and national security is […]

Clinton campaign 'hacked' along with other Democratic groups.
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Clinton campaign ‘hacked’ along with other Democratic groups.

Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign has been hacked as part of a larger cyber attack against Democratic Party institutions, US media report. The latest hack follows two data breaches involving the Democratic National Committee and the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. US officials widely believe that the cyber attacks were committed by agents working for the Russian […]

US election: Heavy hitters take aim at one man- Say Barack Obama.
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US election: Heavy hitters take aim at one man- Say Barack Obama.

If the Democratic nomination was a baseball line-up, then Wednesday night was the heart of the batting order, with all the heavy hitters taking their turn at the plate. Whereas a week ago the Republican convention was rather light on highlights – and some of them, such as Texas Senator Ted Cruz’s non-endorsement, were negative […]

US election: US faces 'moment of reckoning' says Hillary Clinton
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US election: US faces ‘moment of reckoning’ says Hillary Clinton.

Speaking on the final night of the party’s convention in Philadelphia, the first woman nominated by a major party said there were huge challenges. “Powerful forces are threatening to pull us apart,” she said. Mrs Clinton accused her Republican opponent in November’s election, Donald Trump, of sowing discord. “He wants to divide us – from […]