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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.


Hillary Clinton accepts historic Democratic presidential nomination

Hillary Clinton accepts historic Democratic presidential nomination

Philadelphia, July 29 : Promising a populist agenda to build a better nation based on unity, Hillary Clinton on Thursday night aceppted the Democratic Party's historic presidential nomination making her the first women candidate of a major US party and challenged Republican rival Donald Trump on what she said was his message of hate and divisiveness.

"It is with humility, determination and boundless confidence in America's promise that I accept your nomination for President of the United States," Clinton said to thunderous applause at the Wells Fargo Centre in Philadelphia.

"Your cause is our cause," she declared as her party members waved placards and flags and roared their support. "Our country needs your ideas and commitment."


Trump wants to 'hit' Democrats for disparaging him

Trump wants to 'hit' Democrats for disparaging him

Washington, July 29 : Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, after hearing speeches at the ongoing Democratic National Convention (DNC), said he wanted to "hit a number of those speakers so hard, their heads would spin".

The Republican nominee zoomed in on one speaker especially, though he did not mention his name, CNN reported.

"I was going to hit one guy in particular, a very little guy," Trump said on Thursday at a campaign rally in Davenport, Iowa.

"I was going to hit this guy so hard his head would spin, he wouldn't know what the hell happened," CNN quoted Trump as saying.

The real estate mogul said this individual "came out of nowhere" and said had worked with Trump in the past.


I'm a very, very proud daughter: Chelsea Clinton

I'm a very, very proud daughter: Chelsea Clinton

Philadelphia, July 29 : Chelsea Clinton beamed with pride as she introduced her mother Hillary Clinton on Wednesday night at the Democratic National Convention (DNC) in Philadelphia where the former secretary of state will formally accept the presidential nomination.

"It is such an honour to be here tonight," she said. "I'm here as a proud American, a proud Democrat, a proud mother and, tonight, in particular, a very, very proud daughter," Politico reported.

Chelsea, 36, delivered a potent testimony of her mother, who will become the first woman in US history to accept the presidential nomination of a major political party.


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