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Hillary Clinton says her economic plan would create 10 mn jobs

Hillary Clinton says her economic plan would create 10 mn jobs

Washington: Hillary Clinton on Saturday said her economic plan would create 10 million jobs in the US while that of Donald Trump would cost three and half million jobs as the Democratic presidential nominee underlined her Republican rival is not offering "real change" but "empty promises".

"My plans would create millions more jobs than Trump's," Clinton said at an election rally in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. "In fact, under my plans, the economy would create at least 10 million jobs in our first term," she added.


I've made a lot of sacrifices: Trump

I've made a lot of sacrifices: Trump

Washington, July 31 : US Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on Saturday rejected a Muslim lawyer's assertion on the Democratic convention stage that the businessman-turned-politician has "sacrificed nothing and no one" for the country.

In an interview with ABC News' George Stephanopoulos, Trump asked, "Who wrote that? Did Hillary's script writers write it?"

"I think I've made a lot of sacrifices. I work very, very hard," he added.

On the last night of the Democratic National Convention on Thursday, a bereaved father Khizr Khan, his wife Ghazala by his side, recounted to the crowd how his son was killed in 2004 by a car bomb in Iraq.


Clinton, Kaine begins bus tour

Clinton, Kaine begins bus tour

Washington, July 30 : Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton along with her Vice President candidate Tim Kaine began a bus campaign that will take them through economically struggling regions of Pennsylvania and Ohio.

The bus has the slogan "Stronger Together" written on it and its been painted a bright, royal blue, CBS News reported.

"This is the part of the campaign I really like," Kaine said at a joint rally in Philadelphia, the unofficial starting point of the tour.

"I don't like wearing a tie that much. I'd rather just go out and pound the pavement," the Virginia Senator added.


Hillary Clinton campaign 'hacked'

Hillary Clinton campaign 'hacked'

Washington, July 30 : Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign along with other Democratic Party organisations has been hacked as part of a larger cyber attack, law enforcement officials said on Friday night.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Justice Department has launched a probe against the latest hack that follows two data breaches involving the Democratic National Committee (DNC) and the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DNCC), CNN reported.

"An analytics data programme maintained by the DNC, and used by our campaign and a number of other entities, was accessed as part of the DNC hack," said Clinton campaign spokesman Nick Merrill.


President Barack Obama considers PM Narendra Modi good friend: White House

President Barack Obama considers PM Narendra Modi good friend: White House

Washington: US President Barack Obama considers Prime Minister Narendra Modi a good friend and the two countries have collaborated on a number of projects, the White House said on Friday.

"We are in close contact with the government of India. President Obama considers Prime Minister Modi a good friend. We've collaborated on a number of projects," White House Deputy Press Secretary Eric Schultz told reporters at his daily press conference.

Schultz was responding to a question on Chinese aggressive behaviour on South China Sea.


Clinton hits Trump for picture frames made in India

Clinton hits Trump for picture frames made in India

Philadelphia (US), July 29 : "Made in India" versus "Make in America" has emerged an election issue in the US.

Democratic Party's presidential nominee Hillary Clinton on Thursday night criticized her Republican rival Donald Trump for making in India the picture frames he sells under his brand.

In her speech accepting the party nomination on Thursday night here, one of her many criticisms of Trump was that while he has said he would bring back jobs to the US through a policy of Make in America, his own products were made abroad.

One of the products she cited were Trump picture frames made in India.


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