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Top Senate Democrat promises to block Trump's Supreme court pick

Top Senate Democrat promises to block Trump's Supreme court pick

The top U.S. Senate Democrat on Thursday pledged to pursue a procedural hurdle to try to block the confirmation of Republican President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, a move that could provoke a nasty partisan fight.

Donald Trump to spare US 'dreamer' immigrants from crackdown

Donald Trump to spare US 'dreamer' immigrants from crackdown

President Donald Trump`s administration plans to consider almost all illegal immigrants subject to deportation, but will leave protections in place for immigrants known as "dreamers" who entered the United States illegally as children, according to official guidelines released on Tuesday.

Clinton blames FBI director Comey for loss: Reports

Hillary Clinton has blamed FBI director James Comey for her loss in the US presidential race, claiming that re-opening the probe into her email use broke the momentum towards victory.

Barack Obama to host Donald Trump at White House

Barack Obama to host Donald Trump at White House

President Barack Obama will host Donald Trump in the Oval Office Thursday, hoping to ease a smooth transition of power and steady nerves after an election that has shocked the world.

S&P affirms US investment-grade ratings after presidential election

Ratings agency Standard & Poor`s affirmed the United States` investment-grade `AA+/A-1+` rating on Wednesday, a day after the presidential election, while maintaining its stable outlook.

US Elections 2016: How the polls, including ours, missed Trump's victory

Two days ago, pollsters and statisticians gave Hillary Clinton odds of between 75 and 99 percent of winning the U.S. presidential election. How did so many get it so wrong?

Mexican president to meet Trump to set `new phase` in ties

Mexico`s President Enrique Pena Nieto reached out to US President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday, agreeing to meet with the Republican billionaire whose anti-immigrant rhetoric has infuriated Mexicans.

Who`s in line for a Trump cabinet spot?

As his new administration takes shape, President-elect Donald Trump`s cabinet choices will tell whether he intends to lean on a conventional Republican bench to govern or break out in a new direction.

Clinton, Obama pledge to unite behind next president Trump

Donald Trump put aside the celebrations and began planning his 73-day transition to the White House on Wednesday as rival Hillary Clinton promised to bury the bitterness of their long presidential race and work to unify a divided country.

EU invites Trump to summit, warns against 'isolation'

The EU's top leaders today invited US President-elect Donald Trump to a summit as soon as possible as they warned of uncertainty in relations and a need to respect democratic values.

French envoy to US deletes controversial tweet about US polls

French Ambassador to the US Gerard Araud appeared to have deleted a controversial tweet that expressed dismay at a collapsing world order as the counting of votes were going on in the US presidential polls.

US Speaker Ryan pledges to work with Trump on bold agenda

US House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan, who sparred with Donald Trump at times during his presidential campaign, pledged on Wednesday to work closely with the president-elect to forge an aggressive Republican legislative agenda from the outset of 2017.

Banks, healthcare lead post-election rally on Wall Street

US stocks rallied on Wednesday in a dramatic turnaround from overnight losses fuelled by the upset victory of Republican Donald Trump as investors poured into sectors that appeared poised to benefit from the policies of a Trump presidency.

Sonia Gandhi congratulates Donald Trump on election victory

Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday congratulated Donald Trump on his election as the 45th President of the US and hoped that bilateral relations will be strengthened during his presidency.

Donald Trump beats Hillary Clinton in race to White House, promises to be 'President for all Americans'

Donald Trump beats Hillary Clinton in race to White House, promises to be 'President for all Americans'

The maverick outsider Donald Trump stunned the world by winning the US Presidency.

Donald Trump "unqualified", "unfit" for US president: Hilary Clinton

A week ahead of the next general election, Clinton, 69, made a strong case for her presidency citing her work experience over the last three decades.

Hillary Clinton leads Trump by four points in latest national poll

Hillary Clinton leads Trump by four points in latest national poll

Hillary Clinton is leading her Republican rival Donald Trump by four percentage points after their first head-to-head debate, a latest national poll has said.

Hillary Clinton warns Donald Trump `crossed the line` with gun comment

Clinton appeared to reject the Trump campaign`s defense, warning of the dangers of reckless language during a presidential race.

Hillary Clinton urges US Congress to reconvene, pass Zika bill

President Barack Obama in February requested $1.9 billion in emergency funding to fight the virus.

CIA director says he would resign if ordered to resume waterboarding

CIA director says he would resign if ordered to resume waterboarding

CIA Director John Brennan said he would resign if the next president ordered his agency to resume waterboarding suspected militants.