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The New York Times endorses Hillary Clinton for President

The New York Times endorses Hillary Clinton for President

New York, Sep 25 : The New York Times on Saturday endorsed Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and called upon Americans to vote for her decades of professional experience as a public servant, her programmes and her ideas.

The editorial, published in the daily's online edition and to appear in the print edition on Sunday, called Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump "the worst nominee put forward by a major party in modern American history", EFE news reported.

Clinton, on the other hand, demonstrates the "intellect, experience, toughness and courage" required in a Commander-in-Chief, the paper said.


51% Americans say Presidents should release medical info

51% Americans say Presidents should release medical info

Washington: With the recent health scare of US Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, a slim majority of Americans think that a President's health records should be made public, according to a new Gallup poll.

The poll comes at a time when Clinton's health has raised questions after her collapse on September 11 as she exited from a 9/11 commemoration ceremony in New York. A number of her adversaries, as well as pundits and press, are calling for the release of her bill of health, Xinhua news agency reported.

Fifty-one per cent of Americans say a President should release all medical information that might affect his or her ability to serve as Commander-in-Chief, the poll found.


Clinton, Trump scrap plans to visit protest-hit city

Clinton, Trump scrap plans to visit protest-hit city

Washington, Sep 24 : Presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have cancelled a visit to the US city of Charlotte as protests against the police continued after a black man was shot dead.

Mayor of Charlotte, Jennifer Roberts on Friday publicly asked the two candidates to delay plans to visit her city.

"We appreciate the support of the candidates. We appreciate that they are concerned about Charlotte," Roberts told CNN.

"At this point, we do have very stretched resources for security and they are working around the clock. If there would be a way to delay those visits in terms of giving us a chance to get our city back to order and back to more of a state of normalcy, that would probably be ideal," she added.


Michelle Obama calls out 'birtherism' at campaign stop for Clinton

Michelle Obama calls out 'birtherism' at campaign stop for Clinton

Washington, Sep 17 : US First Lady Michelle Obama took sharp aim on Friday at those who questioned her husband's eligibility for office, arguing a potential commander in chief should set a better example for the country's children.

"There were those who questioned and continue to question for the past eight years up through this very day whether my husband was even born in this country," Michelle was quoted by CNN in Fairfax, Virginia, during her first solo campaign appearance for Hillary Clinton.

"Well, during his time in office, I think Barack has answered those questions with the example he set by going high when they go low."


Hillary Clinton back to campaign trail with bang

Hillary Clinton back to campaign trail with bang

Greensboro (North Carolina) [US], Sept. 16 : Making a confident first public appearance since pneumonia forced her to take rest for four days, Hillary Clinton returned to the campaign trail and insisted that she was fully recovered.

"Being on the trail does not encourage reflection. It's important to sit with your thoughts every now and again and this helped me to reflect on what this campaign is all about," the Guardian quoted her as saying at a young crowd at the University of North Carolina, Greensboro.

Appearing rested, the former secretary of state climbed the steps to the podium and gripped a guard rail carefully.


Hillary Clinton's doctor says she's 'healthy and fit' to serve

Hillary Clinton's doctor says she's 'healthy and fit' to serve

New York [US], Sept. 15 : Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's doctor has said that she is recovering from her pneumonia and remains " healthy and fit to serve as President of the United States."

Clinton's campaign had yesterday released a statement on her medical condition.

According to the campaign, Clinton's physician found that the remainder of the Democratic presidential nominee's complete physical exam was "normal" and she is in "excellent mental condition", reports the New York Post.

Dr. Lisa Bardack said that the former secretary of state is "recovering well with antibiotics and rest" after she became overheated, dehydrated and felt dizzy at a 9/11 memorial ceremony on Sunday.


Hillary Clinton to return to campaign trail on Thursday

Hillary Clinton to return to campaign trail on Thursday

Washington, Sep 14 : US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will return to the campaign trail on Thursday, spokesman Nick Merrill said.

The Democratic nominee, who was recently diagnosed with pneumonia, spent Tuesday at her home in Chappaqua, New York, where she watched President Barack Obama's stump speech in Philadelphia on her behalf, Merrill said. She has no events on Wednesday, CNN reported.

"She has spent the day catching up on reading briefings, making calls, and she watched President Obama's speech in Philadelphia on TV," he said.


Donald Trump tweets video, accuses Hillary Clinton of telling many lies on emails

Donald Trump tweets video, accuses Hillary Clinton of telling many lies on email

Washington: Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has tweeted a video accusing his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton of telling "so many lies" about her use of a private email server during her tenure as secretary of state.

"I did not email any classified material to anyone on my email. There is no classified material," Clinton is quoted as saying in the video.

"She did (and) there is," the text at the bottom of the video screen reads.

In over a minute-long video posted by Trump on twitter and other social media sites, Republican presidential candidate alleged that Clinton had told "so many lies" about her use of personal emails as Secretary of State.


When Trump talks, it helps terrorists: Hillary

When Trump talks, it helps terrorists: Hillary

Los Angeles, Aug 24 : Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton says the way US Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump talks, it indirectly supports terrorists.

Clinton, who made her third appearance on the popular talk show "Jimmy Kimmel Live!", spattered with humour and witty comebacks and discussed the ongoing presidential elections with the show's host Kimmel, putting to rest rumours about her poor health, reports mic.com.


Clinton maintains six-point lead over Trump in latest Reuters/Ipsos poll

Clinton maintains six-point lead over Trump in latest Reuters/Ipsos poll

Washington, Aug.17 : Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton continues to maintain a six-percentage-point lead over her Republican rival Donald Trump, according to a Reuters/Ipsos tracking poll released on Tuesday.

According to the poll, Clinton's support has ranged from 41 percent to 44 percent since late July, and was about 41 percent in the August 11-15 online poll.

Trump's support has ranged from 33 percent to 39 percent. He is favored by about 35 percent of likely voters, according to the most recent poll.

Trump has caused divisions in the Republican Party with his strong anti-immigrant and anti-Muslim rhetoric, and faced criticism from both parties earlier this month for a days-long feud with the parents of a Muslim American Army captain killed in Iraq.


FBI to submit Clinton's email probe notes to Congress

FBI to submit Clinton's email probe notes to Congress

Washington, Aug 16 : The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) would soon submit interview notes from its probe into Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's private email setup to the Congress.

The contents would also include copies of classified emails handled via her private email account along with summaries of FBI's interviews with several senior Clinton aides, Xinhua news agency reported.

Copies of the 110 emails in 52 email chains that had contained classified information at the time when they were sent or received were also expected to be handed over to US lawmakers, although the documents were expected to be highly redacted.

However, all material would not be released publicly and would be presented to the lawmakers as classified information.


Clinton says Trump incited violence

Clinton says Trump incited violence

Washington, Aug 11 : Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton said that her Republican rival, Donald Trump incited violence when he said gun rights supporters could stop her from winning..

"Words matter, my friends. And if you are running to be president or you are president of the US, words can have tremendous consequences," the former US secretary of state said on Wednesday while addressing a campaign rally in Des Moines, Iowa.

"Yesterday (Tuesday), we witnessed the latest in a long line of casual comments from Donald Trump that crossed the line. ... Every single one of these incidences shows us that Donald Trump simply does not have the temperament to be president and commander in chief of the US," she said.


Donald Trump hints at Hillary's assassination by gun rights supporters

Donald Trump hints at Hillary's assassination by gun rights supporters

London, Aug. 10 : Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has been accused of a making an "assassination threat" against his rival Hillary Clinton.

The Republican presidential nominee, who was speaking at a rally in Wilmington, North Carolina, on Tuesday about the next president's power to appoint Supreme Court judges, said that Clinton would appoint liberal justices if she wins the presidency, which would be a threat to gun ownership rights, reports the Guardian.

"Hillary wants to abolish, essentially abolish, the second amendment. If she gets to pick her judges, nothing you can do, folks. Although the second amendment people, maybe there is, I don't know. But I'll tell you what, that will be a horrible day," he said.


Trump's campaign spends zero on ads, Clinton spent millions

Trump's campaign spends zero on ads, Clinton spent millions

Washington, Aug 10 : Since the end of the political primaries in June, the campaign of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has spent absolutely nothing on television advertisements, the media reported on Wednesday.

However, the campaign of Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton has laid out $52 million on TV ads, most of it in swing states that are predicted to be key in the November elections, EFE news cited figures gathered by the Advertising Analytics analysis firm as showing.

The billionaire's austerity calls attention to his unpopularity in the polls, where Clinton has a wide lead, and his fundraising efforts and donations in July, when he collected more than $80 million.


Clinton gains a 10-point lead over Trump

Clinton gains a 10-point lead over Trump

Washington, Aug 4 : 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 Wednesday. In a three-way race including Libertarian Gary Johnson, Clinton leads 44 per cent to 35 per cent, with Johnson claiming 12 per cent, CNN reported.

A CNN/ORC poll this week showed Clinton with a 9-point edge in a head-to-head matchup with Trump.

When Fox polled voters in late June -- before both conventions -- Clinton was up only six points, 44 per cent to 38 per cent.


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