Clinton to face new email probe by US State Department

Clinton to face new email probe by US State Department

The US State Department said Thursday it will reopen its internal investigation into whether Democratic White House hopeful Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email account and server compromised her handling of classified material. “We will aim to be as expeditious as possible, but we will not put artificial deadlines on the process,” department spokesman […]

House Benghazi report faults military response, not Clinton, for deaths

House Benghazi report faults military response, not Clinton, for deaths

House Republicans investigating the 2012 terrorist attacks in Benghazi, Libya, have found no new evidence to conclude that Hillary Clinton, secretary of state at the time, was culpable in the deaths of four Americans, according to the committee’s final report released on Tuesday. The 800-page document released by the Republicans on the House select committee […]

Clinton foes in Congress release Benghazi report

Clinton foes in Congress release Benghazi report

WASHINGTON: Republican lawmakers on Tuesday released a report on the deadly 2012 assault on the US mission in Benghazi, accusing then secretary of state Hillary Clinton of underestimating and then misrepresenting the extremist threat in Libya. As Washington insiders pored over the minutiae of an 800-page document that was two years and seven million taxpayer […]

Clinton says Trump presidency would be ‘disastrous’ for US economy

Clinton says Trump presidency would be ‘disastrous’ for US economy

  Democrat Hillary Clinton said on Tuesday that if Republican rival Donald Trump wins the White House, it will be a disaster for the US economy, predicting a “Trump recession.” “Now I don’t say this because of typical political disagreements – liberals and conservatives sayTrump’s ideas would be disastrous,” Clinton said. “Economists on the right, […]

Clinton wins DC primary ahead of meeting with Sanders

Clinton wins DC primary ahead of meeting with Sanders

Democrat Hillary Clinton won the District of Columbia primary on Tuesday, capturing the party’s last presidential nominating contest as Democrats turn their focus to the November 8 election against presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump. Clinton, who secured enough delegates to clinch the Democratic presidential nomination last week, is to meet in private later on Tuesday […]

Trump and Clinton strike contrasting tones after Orlando shooting

Trump and Clinton strike contrasting tones after Orlando shooting

The bloody attack on an Orlando nightclub by a radicalized US citizen has crept into the presidential campaign, prompting responses from both of the parties’ presumptive nominees. Republican Donald Trump said the mass shooting in Florida proved tougher action against terrorism was needed, while boasting for “being right” about the threat. For Hillary Clinton, the […]

Key Democrats come out in full force for Clinton

Key Democrats come out in full force for Clinton

 US President Barack Obama formally endorsed Hillary Clinton’s White House bid on Thursday and called for Democrats to unite behind her after a protracted battle with Bernie Sanders for the party nomination. US Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts also backed Clinton on Thursday, telling MSNBC’s “The Rachel Maddow Show” that presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald […]

Clinton makes history as she declares herself the Democratic nominee

Clinton makes history as she declares herself the Democratic nominee

  Hillary Clinton declared herself the Democratic Party nominee for US president on Tuesday, saying she had made history as the first woman to lead a major party in a race for the White House. The former first lady, senator and US secretary of state beat rival Bernie Sanders in New Jersey’s nominating contest, expanding […]

Clinton wins enough delegates to clinch nomination, Sanders vows to go on

Clinton wins enough delegates to clinch nomination, Sanders vows to go on

According to Associated Press projections, Hillary Clinton has reached the number of delegates needed to clinch the Democratic US presidential nomination. The news comes on Monday, the day before six states were set to vote in nominating contests. But the campaign of her rival, Bernie Sanders, vowed to keep up the fight, saying it was […]

Clinton blasts Trump’s ‘dangerously incoherent’ ideas

Clinton blasts Trump’s ‘dangerously incoherent’ ideas

US Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton lambasted Donald Trump’s foreign policy platform as “dangerously incoherent” in a speech on Thursday that cast her Republican rival as both a frightening and laughable figure. In remarks that at times resembled a comedy roast, Clinton unleashed a torrent of polished zingers and one-liners to attack Trump’s policies and […]

Clinton says Trump is threat to US safety

Clinton says Trump is threat to US safety

US Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton lambasted Donald Trump’s foreign policy platform as “dangerously incoherent” in a speech on Thursday that cast her Republican rival as both a frightening and laughable figure. In remarks that at times resembled a comedy roast, Clinton unleashed a torrent of polished zingers and one-liners to attack Trump’s policies and […]

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