NK US, New York, Oct 22 : Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's campaign office in New York was evacuated after receiving a letter with a suspicious "white powdered substance", according to officials.
However, the New York Police Department (NYPD) has confirmed that the substance tested negative for harmful substances in a preliminary investigation, CNN reported.
The envelope was first delivered to Clinton's midtown Manhattan office on Friday evening, said Lt. Thomas Antonetti of the NYPD. It was then transferred to her Brooklyn headquarters.
Workers evacuated the 11th floor of the Brooklyn office later.
Washington, Oct 17 : A Republican Party office in North Carolina was firebombed in an attack that presidential candidate Donald Trump blamed on "animals representing Hillary Clinton", despite the Democratic candidate also condemning the incident.
The firebomb was thrown on Saturday night through a window of the office in the predominantly Democratic Orange county, charring furniture and campaign posters, but caused no injuries, the police said.
A swastika and the phrase "Nazi Republicans get out of town or else" were also spray painted on the facade of a nearby building, EFE news reported.
Washington, Oct 17 : The Indian-Americans largely support Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton because of the unique relationship she has built with the community and India, according to one of her major backers.
"Historically, Indian-Americans, like other Asian Americans and a lot of other immigrant groups, have been big supporters of the Democratic Party," Frank Islam, an India-born entrepreneur and philanthropist told IANS.
"It has been more inclusive and more welcoming toward all immigrants," he said, adding "I doubt any other American politician has been able to build the kind of relationship with the Indian American community - and India as Clinton."
"Additionally she has been a champion of the middle class for decades," Islam said.
New York, Sep 27 : US presidential contenders Hillary Clinton (Democrat) and Donald Trump (Republican)clashed in their first head-to-head debate of the general election season mainly over job cuts, tax payments, rise of the Islamic State (IS) and racism.
Moderator Lester Holt of NBC News opened the 90-minute debate on Monday night at Hofstra University, Long Island, New York, the first of three such.
Clinton, who looked radiant and fierce in a bright red pant suit started the debate by asking Trump, looking sober in a sharp black suit with a cobalt blue tie: "How are you, Donald" as the crowd cheered -- in spite of being cautioned against doing so.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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