FBI to be investigated over Clinton email probe

FBI to be investigated over Clinton email probe

The US Justice Department on Thursday said it would probe the FBI’s decision to announce an inquiry into Hillary Clinton’s emails shortly before the November presidential election, a move she has blamed as a factor in her defeat. The Justice Department’s Office of Inspector General said in a statement that its investigation would focus in […]

Fake news an ‘epidemic’ with ‘real world consequences’, warns Clinton

Fake news an ‘epidemic’ with ‘real world consequences’, warns Clinton

Hillary Clinton issued a stern warning Thursday against the proliferation of fake news, branding it an epidemic with “real world consequences” that must be addressed in order to protect the nation’s democracy. The Democrat Clinton lost last month’s presidential election to Republican Donald Trump in a shock upset, with several Trump critics arguing that the […]

Clinton’s lead in the popular vote surpasses 2 million

Clinton’s lead in the popular vote surpasses 2 million

Hillary Clinton is now more than two million votes ahead of President-elect Donald Trump in the popular vote count for the US presidential elections, a tally compiled by the Cook Political Report showed Wednesday. The Democratic candidate’s 1.5 percent lead in the popular vote makes no difference to the outcome of the November 8 election, […]

Trump backtracks on climate, threat to jail Clinton

Trump backtracks on climate, threat to jail Clinton

Two weeks after his election victory, Donald Trump began backing off campaign promises Tuesday, including his hard line on climate change and his vow to jail “Crooked Hillary” Clinton that had brought thunderous “Lock her up” chants at his rallies. A top adviser said Trump is now focused on matters that are essential in setting […]

Full FBI Clinton fallout is up for debate, but markets cheer

Full FBI Clinton fallout is up for debate, but markets cheer

On the final day of a bitter US presidential campaign, the FBI is again in the spotlight after its statement Sunday that a review of emails linked to Hillary Clinton offered no new evidence for its inquiry into her use of a private server. FBI Director James Comey sent shockwaves through a race Clinton appeared […]

Trump’s get-out-the-vote effort ‘not even close’ to Clinton’s, experts say

Trump’s get-out-the-vote effort ‘not even close’ to Clinton’s, experts say

With only two days to go before the US presidential elections, candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are polling just a few points apart in key states. But observers and activists say Trump’s weak ground game may cost him the election. National polls give a snapshot of how people are planning to vote at a […]

Iranians weigh their fate under Clinton or Trump

Iranians weigh their fate under Clinton or Trump

As the 2016 US presidential campaign hurtles from scandal to scandal, Iranians have been carefully monitoring a race that could well affect their lives in the next four years. A giant mural on a building in downtown Tehran displays a modified US flag, the stars replaced by skulls and the stripes by falling bombs. Washington […]

Trump goes on the offensive as Clinton lead narrows

Trump goes on the offensive as Clinton lead narrows

Donald Trump called Hillary Clinton a threat to the country on Monday, saying that if she is elected a probe into her emails could shadow her entire term in office, as the latest Reuters/Ipsos poll showed Clinton’s lead narrowing slightly. “The investigation will last for years. The trial will probably start,” Trump told a rally […]

FBI ‘may have broken law’ over Clinton emails, says top Democrat

FBI ‘may have broken law’ over Clinton emails, says top Democrat

The US Senate’s top Democrat blasted FBI chief James Comey Sunday for announcing a new review of Hillary Clinton’s emails just days before the presidential election, an action he says “may have broken the law.” Allegations Clinton put the United States at risk by using a private email server while secretary of state were thrust […]

Clinton calls on FBI to release all information related to email inquiry

Clinton calls on FBI to release all information related to email inquiry

White House frontrunner Hillary Clinton on Friday challenged the FBI to defend its renewed probe into emails sent to her private account, declaring herself confident it would find no wrongdoing. The Democratic candidate, who is seeking to be elected America’s first female president on November 8, launched a blistering fightback after the Federal Bureau of […]

Michelle Obama uses popularity to give Clinton campaign boost

Michelle Obama uses popularity to give Clinton campaign boost

First Lady Michelle Obama brought her star power onto the campaign trail Thursday stumping for Hillary Clinton as the Democratic White House hopeful seeks to conquer battleground states before Election Day. Obama has emerged as a compelling force in the hard-fought campaign, delivering powerful arguments against Republican Donald Trump and in support of Clinton’s bid […]

FBI tells Congress it is investigating new Clinton emails

FBI tells Congress it is investigating new Clinton emails

The FBI said on Friday it was investigating more emails as part of a probe into Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email system, in a new twist to the U.S. presidential campaign just 11 days before Election Day. Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey said in a letter to Republican U.S. congressional committee […]

‘We are behind’ admits Trump campaign as Clinton targets early voters

‘We are behind’ admits Trump campaign as Clinton targets early voters

  A top adviser to Donald Trump acknowledged on Sunday the Republican presidential candidate was lagging behind rival Hillary Clinton, as the Democratic nominee pressed a strategy of encouraging early voting in key battleground states. Trump campaign manager Kellyanne Conway said Clinton had “tremendous advantages,” including a large campaign war chest that had allowed her […]

Trump blames media, Clinton for ‘made up’ sexual assault allegations

Trump blames media, Clinton for ‘made up’ sexual assault allegations

  Donald Trump assailed as “absolutely false” the allegations by several women that he groped them, and accused Democratic rival Hillary Clinton, the media and lobbyists of engaging in an effort to stop him from winning the White House. With his numbers dropping in opinion polls ahead of the Nov. 8 election, the Republican U.S. […]

As it happened: Trump and Clinton clash in second presidential debate

As it happened: Trump and Clinton clash in second presidential debate

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton clashed in a heated second presidential second presidential debate in St Louis, Missouri, on Sunday night, coming in the wake of the scandal over Trump’s remarks about women in leaked recordings. The debate got off to a frosty start as the two candidates chose to forego the customary handshake. The […]

Clinton, Trump back on campaign trail after combative first debate

Clinton, Trump back on campaign trail after combative first debate

Donald Trump blamed the moderator, a bad microphone and anyone but himself Tuesday after he was forced onto the defense by Hillary Clinton’s cascade of critiques about his taxes, honesty and character in the first presidential debate. The Republican nominee plunged into re-litigating some of Clinton’s most damaging attacks, even when the explanations seemed only […]

Clinton and Trump clash in fierce presidential debate

Clinton and Trump clash in fierce presidential debate

  Donald Trump’s taxes and Hillary Clinton’s emails were among the topics of a hotly contested debate between the two presidential candidates on Monday night in their first head-to-head clash in the race for the White House. Clinton and Trump engaged in a vigorous back-and-forth on the debate stage at Hofstra University in New York […]

Clinton ‘fit to serve’ says doctor amid scrutiny of candidates’ health

Clinton ‘fit to serve’ says doctor amid scrutiny of candidates’ health

Hillary Clinton’s doctor Wednesday declared her “fit to serve” as president, in a health bulletin released a day before she returns to the fray after being grounded by pneumonia at the height of the White House race. The disclosure came as her Republican rival Donald Trump — in a media-savvy move — released new health […]

Clinton has pneumonia, says doctor, after early 9/11 memorial exit

Clinton has pneumonia, says doctor, after early 9/11 memorial exit

Hillary Clinton is suffering from pneumonia, the Democratic presidential candidate’s personal doctor said on Sunday after she fell ill at a Sept. 11 memorial, an episode that renewed focus on her health less than two months before the election. Clinton canceled a trip she was scheduled to take to California on Monday for fundraising and […]

Clinton regrets calling half of Trump supporters ‘deplorables’

Clinton regrets calling half of Trump supporters ‘deplorables’

Hillary Clinton said Saturday that she was wrong to put half of Donald Trump’s supporters in a “basket of deplorables,” saying many are hard-working Americans. Less than 24 hours after she made the statement at a private New York City fundraiser, Clinton said “I regret saying ‘half’ – that was wrong.” But she argued that […]

FBI releases files on Clinton email probe

FBI releases files on Clinton email probe

The US Federal Bureau of Investigation on Friday released files on its investigation into Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server while she was secretary of state, saying that it found no clear evidence that her email system was compromised. The FBI on Friday poured fresh fuel on the fire sparked by Hillary Clinton’s […]

US ‘at moment of reckoning’ Clinton tells Democratic convention

US ‘at moment of reckoning’ Clinton tells Democratic convention

U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said on Thursday Americans faced challenges at home and abroad that demand steady leadership and a collective spirit, and attacked Republican Donald Trump for sowing fear and divisiveness. In the biggest speech of her more than 25-year-old career in the public eye, Clinton accepted theDemocratic presidential nomination for the Nov. […]

Sanders calls for supporters to rally behind Clinton at DNC

Sanders calls for supporters to rally behind Clinton at DNC

Vanquished White House hopeful Bernie Sanders on Monday told a riven and lively Democratic convention that his rival Hillary Clinton must win the US presidential election in November. To cheers and some boos, Sanders said that “based on her ideas and her leadership,” Clinton was a better choice than Republican nominee Donald Trump and that […]

Democratic Party chair resigns ahead of convention to nominate Clinton

Democratic Party chair resigns ahead of convention to nominate Clinton

The head of the Democratic Party resigned on Sunday amid a furor over embarrassing leaked emails, hoping to head off a growing rebellion by Bernie Sanders supporters on the eve of the convention to nominate Hillary Clinton for the White House. Lingering bitterness from the heated primary campaign between Clinton and Sanders erupted after more […]

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