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Facebook, Twitter helped me win: Trump

New York: Soon after critics blamed social media giant Facebook for influencing the US-elections in favour of President-elect Donald Trump by circulating a “host of fake news stories about political topics”, Trump has now said the platform helped him secure victory. Facebook has been denying its role in making Trump the 45th President of the

Will take only $1 salary as President: Trump

New York: US President-elect Donald Trump said that he will reject the presidential annual salary of $400,000 and will take only the minimum required: one dollar a year. Trump announced his decision on Sunday in an interview for the CBS “60 Minutes” TV programme – his first television appearance after winning the November 8 elections.

Will focus deportation efforts on criminals: Trump

Washington: US President-elect Donald Trump said he will deport undocumented immigrants who have “criminal records,” a policy that is expected to affect between 1-3 million people. Trump discussed his plans during an interview with the CBS program “60 Minutes” that will air on Sunday night, Efe news reported. “What we are going to do is

Indo-US relationship will continue to grow under Trump: US Envoy

New Delhi: The US has exuded confidence that while there have been “gains over the years in the relationship” between India and the US over the past two decades, the trend will continue under the new dispensation headed by President-elect Donald Trump. “As you look at the gains over the years in the relationship, particularly

Pakistani Taliban urge Trump to abandon anti-Islam policies

Islamabad: The Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) on Friday urged US President-elect Donald Trump to abandon all anti-Islam policies and release Muslims imprisoned in the country. “(Donald Trump) should abandon the anti-Islam policy in the name of terrorism and should release all Muslim prisoners, especially Afia Siddique, at the earliest,” said Taliban spokesperson Mohammed Khurasani in a

Trump says he’d ‘good meeting’ with Obama

Washington: President-elect Donald Trump has said that he had a “really good meeting” with outgoing President Barack Obama at the White House. The two leaders put past animosity aside during a 90-minute meeting yesterday wherein Obama briefed Trump on domestic and foreign policy issues, besides his upcoming foreign trips to Greece, Germany and the APEC

Trump meets with Republican leaders of Congress

Washington: President-elect Donald Trump on Thursday met in Washington with the Republican leaders of Congress including House Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. on Thursday, Ryan hosted Trump, along with his wife Melania and Vice President-elect Mike Pence, for lunch at the Capitol Hill Club and then the group met in the

Trump victory good for engineering exports: EEPC

Mumbai: Engineering Export Promotion Council of India (EEPC) on Wednesday said it sees great promise in infrastructure focus by US President-elect Donald Trump in the world’s largest economy as reflected in his election campaign. Congratulating Trump on his historic victory in the Presidential elections, EEPC India Chairman T S Bhasin said America is among the

US will deal fairly with everyone, Trump to world community

  New York: US President-elect, Donald Trump, who scripted an amazing victory, on Wednesday said that America will no longer settle for anything less than the best, and told the world community that the US will deal “fairly with every one”. In his first speech to ecstatic supporters after being elected the 45th President of

‘Tremendous waste of money, energy and time’ if I lose: Trump

Washington: Donald Trump today said if he is defeated by Hillary Clinton in the US presidential polls, it would be a “tremendous waste of money, energy and time.” “I will not consider it great if I don’t win,” the 70- year-old Republican nominee said as Americans voted to elect a successor to President Barack Obama.

Clinton moves to 4-point edge over Trump: Poll

Washington: With one day before Election Day, Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton has a four percentage-point lead over Republican rival Donald Trump, according to the final Fox News national pre-election poll of likely voters. Clinton’s ahead by 48-44 per cent, while Libertarian Gary Johnson received 3 per cent and Green Party’s Jill Stein 2 per cent,

Clinton ‘most corrupt person ever’ to run for presidency:Trump

Washington: Donald Trump today alleged that Hillary Clinton is the “most corrupt person ever” to contest for US presidency and said her election to the White House would trigger an unmatched constitutional crisis in the US. At his maiden stint at the Republican Party’s weekly address to the nation, Trump said the time has come

Obama calls safeguarding democracy among final weekly address

Trump violates ‘basic values’, says Obama

Washington: US President Barack Obama said that Republican nominee Donald Trump does not share the values of most Americans and is “uniquely unqualified” to hold the nation’s highest office. Obama on Friday travelled to North Carolina for the second time in three days to rally support for Democrat nominee Hillary Clinton, Efe news reported. “Don’t

I’m not a politician. My only spl interest is Americans: Trump

Valley Forge: Vowing to repeal “catastrophic”Obamacare and bringing manufacturing jobs back to America under his presidency, Republican nominee Donald Trump has said he is not a politician and is fighting the election to pay back the country that has “been so good to me”. Addressing a campaign event here in the key battleground state of

Trump leads Clinton by one point: Poll

Washington: A week before the US presidential elections, Republican nominee Donald Trump has taken a slender lead of one percentage point against his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton for the first time since May in a major national tracking poll. Trump has overtaken Clinton in the ABC News/ Washington Post tracking poll, according to which the

Trump now just one point behind Clinton, says latest poll

Washington: US Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has pulled within a point of Democratic challenger Hillary Clinton, polling at 45 per cent among likely US voters to Clinton’s 46 per cent, the latest Washington Post-ABC News Tracking Poll says. The results are based on a random sample of 1,781 adults surveyed by telephone on October

Trump pushes for immigration based on merit

Washington: Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has advocated a merit-based immigration system, in an apparent reference to the long Green Card approval process for high-tech professionals from countries like India. “People are waiting on line now 10 years. We’re gonna streamline because we want people to come in, but we want them to come in

Cancel elections and declare me winner: Trump

Washington:  Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, who is still trailing his opponent Hillary Clinton two weeks from Election Day, said he’d like to “cancel the election” and be declared the winner, media reports said. “Just thinking to myself right now, we should just cancel the election and just give it to Trump,” CNN quoted Trump

Will no longer respond to Trump, says Clinton

  Washington:  US Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has said she will no longer respond to her Republican rival Donald Trump and instead dedicate the final stretch of her campaign in discussing her proposals for the upcoming November 8 elections. “I do not even think about answering (Trump) any more,” Clinton told the media on

Trump, Clinton exchange acid jokes at New York dinner 

New York: Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump exchanged jokes sprinkled with acid remarks at a New York charity dinner held one day after the last presidential debate before the US elections on November 8. The two candidates managed to sit two seats from each from each other and remain – mostly – civil on Thursday