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Brexit backer tells Trump to ‘get campaigning’

Washington: Outgoing UK Independence Party (UKIP) leader and Brexit backer Nigel Farage has urged Republicans to “get your walking boots on” and drum up support for presidential nominee Donald Trump. Farage, joined Trump on stage at a rally in Jackson, Mississippi on Wednesday night to draw similarities between the UK’s vote to leave the European

Trump makes direct appeal to African-American voters

Washington: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has made a direct appeal to African-American voters, saying “What do you have to lose?” Speaking on Friday night in Dimondale, Michigan — a predominantly white suburb — Trump lamented the collapse of American manufacturing and criticised free trade deals as he laced into rival Hillary Clinton and the

Hijab-clad Muslim woman evicted from Trump rally

Washington: A hijab-clad Muslim woman, whowas evicted from a Donald Trump rally in January, has been booted out of his campaign event again after handing out pens inscribed with the word ‘salam’ which means ‘peace’. Rose Hamid said a member of the Republican Presidential candidate’s security staff removed her from the event in Charlotte, North

Life-size naked statues of Trump installed across US

New York: Donald Trump’s life-size naked statues were installed across five American cities by an activist art group, which said the controversial Republican presidential candidate should never become the US president. The statues were put up in New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Seattle and Cleveland yesterday by the group called ‘Indecline’, which has lashed

Trump trying to give exactly what ISIS wants: Biden

Washington : US Vice President Joe Biden hassaid that Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump’s ideas are very dangerous and un-American while he attacked the billionaire of playing into the hands of Islamic State by his anti-Muslim rhetoric. “Trump’s ideas are not only profoundly wrong, they’re very dangerous and they’re very un-American. You know, they reveal a profound

Will bring jobs back to US: Trump

US: Republican presidential nomineeDonald Trump today said that he would bring jobs back to the US from countries like China by taking several strong steps and economic measures. “We’re going to bring back our jobs to Pennsylvania. We’re going to bring back our jobs to the United States. Going to bring back our jobs, folks,”

China ridicules Trump’s criticism of its trade practices

Beijing: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is playing the “China-bashing card” in an attempt to rescue his falling poll numbers but has no real ideas to resolve the two nations’ differences, China’s official news agency said today. Responding to a speech yesterday in which the candidate accused China of breaking trade rules “in every way

50 Republican national security experts slam Trump

Washington: Fifty prominent Republican national security experts have signed a letter denouncing Donald Trump’s presidential candidacy and pledging not to vote for him. “We are convinced that in the Oval Office, he would be the most reckless President in American history,” CNN reported citing the letter that was issued on Monday. Its signatories include former Central

Clinton gains a 10-point lead over Trump

Washington: US Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has gained a 10-point lead over her Republican rival Donald Trump, who has attracted outrage over his comments about a Muslim Gold Star family, according to a new national poll. Clinton leads Trump 49 per cent to 39 per cent in a head-to-head Fox News survey released on

Donald Trump calls Hillary Clinton ‘devil’

Washington: Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has called his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton “the devil”, taking name calling a step further, media reports said. At a campaign rally in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, Trump on Monday night told the crowd that Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders “made a deal with the devil” when he agreed to back Clinton

Queen ‘frustrated’ with Trump for using their song

London: Queen has issued a statement expressing how frustrated it is with US Presidential candidate Donald Trump for repeatedly using the British rock band’s 1977 hit single “We are the champions” at his rallies. Trump recently used the song on Monday at the Republican party’s National Convention in Cleveland. In this regard, Queen made a

Clinton leads Trump in four states: Poll

Washington: Democratic Party’s presumptive presidential nominee Hillary Clinton is leading Republican rival Donald Trump in four crucial swing states, a new poll has revealed. A swing state is a US state where the two major political parties have similar levels of support among voters, important in deciding the final result of a presidential election. The

Trump rakes up Clinton’s Indian donations issue

Washington: Attacking his Democratic rivalHillary Clinton over donations to her family foundation, presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has alleged that she received funds from Indian political leaders and institutions to vote for the Indo-US civil nuclear deal. Released by the Trump campaign in form of a 35-page booklet, none of these allegations are new

Trump presidency could scupper US World Cup bid: Gulati

Chicago: A Donald Trump victory in the US Presidential elections could scupper America’s chances of mounting a successful bid for the 2026 World Cup, the country’s top soccer official told US media outlets on Tuesday. US Soccer president Sunil Gulati said Trump’s election could adversely affect international opinion of the United States, potentially dealing a

Obama’s Ramadan message includes swipe at Trump

Washington: US President Barack Obama issued a message extending best wishes to Muslims in America and around the world at the start of Islam’s holy month of Ramadan. “For many, this month is an opportunity to focus on reflection and spiritual growth, forgiveness, patience and resilience, compassion for those less fortunate, and unity across communities,”

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Trump, Clinton win in New York primary

New York: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump improved his chances of winning the party nomination on Tuesday night after registering a commanding victory in the New York primary, while Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton snapped Senator Bernie Sanders’s winning streak and took an important step toward clinching the nomination, the media reported. Queens-born Trump campaigned vigorously