US Presidential polls: Donald Trump looks to smother Ted Cruz as Indiana votes today

US Presidential polls: Donald Trump looks to smother Ted Cruz as Indiana votes today

Republicans Donald Trump and Ted Cruz made last-minute appeals to Indiana voters Monday, as the billionaire looks to crush his rival for the White House nomination and pivot towards presumptive Democratic standard-bearer Hillary Clinton.

Hillary Clinton open to an all-female women team: Campaign

Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton is open to an all-female women team, including the Vice President, in the White House next year if she comes to power as the US President, a top official of her campaign said.

Demonising Muslims can alienate partners in ISIS fight: Clinton

Demonising Muslims can alienate partners in ISIS fight: Clinton

The 68-year-old Democratic party front-runner asserted that demonising Muslims also alienates partners and undermines moderates needed around the world in the fight against ISIS.

Racial feud erupts as Republicans fight 'unstoppable' Trump

Racial feud erupts as Republicans fight 'unstoppable' Trump

Trump's rivals are scrambling to stop the billionaire businessman from becoming an "unstoppable" force in the 2016 presidential contest.

Don't know if America is ready for woman president: Hillary

Don't know if America is ready for woman president: Hillary

Hillary Clinton has said she is not sure if the US is ready to elect its first woman president even as the Democratic presidential front-runner emphasised that there has been a "big improvement" in people's perception in this regard.

Donald Trump falters, Clinton pushed in Iowa, first US presidential vote

Donald Trump falters, Clinton pushed in Iowa, first US presidential vote

US Senator Ted Cruz beat billionaire Donald Trump in Iowa `s Republican presidential nominating contest on Monday, dealing a big upset to the national front-runner in the race to be their party`s White House nominee in 2016.

Hillary Clinton's private emails may be recoverable: Report

Hillary Clinton's private emails may be recoverable: Report

The company that managed Hillary Clinton`s private email server said it has "no knowledge of the server being wiped," indicating that tens of thousands of emails Clinton said were deleted could be recovered, the Washington Post reported on Saturday.

'Deez Nuts' endorses Sanders, Kasich in presidential bid

 Bernie Sanders and John Kasich, the Democratic and Republican candidates have received a "key endorsement" from "Deez Nuts", a 15-year-old boy who grabbed headlines in the run up to the US presidential polls and gave stiff fight to frontrunners Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.

Obama draws criticism for saying Ethiopia is democratic

Some African activists have greeted President Barack Obama's remarks that Ethiopia has a democratically elected government with scorn and concern.

Iran will never get nuclear weapon if I am president: Hillary Clinton

Iran will never get nuclear weapon if I am president: Hillary Clinton

Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton, in a tough statement on the Iran nuclear deal, vowed Tuesday that Tehran will never be able to acquire atomic weapons if she is elected to the White House.

American workers need a raise: Clinton to Bush

Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Rodham Clinton on Monday accused former Florida Gov Jeb Bush of lacking an understanding of the needs of American workers, casting Republican prescriptions for the economy as relics of the past that won't help the middle class.

China hacks into everything that doesn't move: Clinton

In a scathing attack, Democratic presidential aspirant Hillary Clinton has accused China of "hacking into everything that doesn't move" in America and "stealing" huge amounts of government information.

Top Democratic senator pleads not guilty to corruption

Prominent Democratic Senator Bob Menendez has pleaded not guilty to charges that he accepted nearly USD 1 million in gifts and campaign contributions from a long-time friend in exchange for a stream of political favours.

George W Bush takes ice bucket challenge, dares Bill Clinton

Former president George W. Bush took the so-called Ice Bucket Challenge in support of Lou Gehrig`s disease research Wednesday, and challenged his Democratic predecessor Bill Clinton to do the same.

Pakistan Cricket Board to approve new constitution

The Pakistan Cricket Board is set next week to adopt a new constitution intended to make the appointment of its chairman more democratic and weaken political influence.

Pakistan for peaceful democratic transition in Afghanistan

Pakistan today said it supported peaceful democratic transition in neighbouring Afghanistan as threats of instability loom large over the outcome of the disputed preliminary election results.

Obama keeps heat on Republican critics

US President Barack Obama used a campaign-style speech in the American heartland today to blast his Republican opponents as feckless obstructionists in Congress, saying Washington`s current gridlock "drives me nuts."

Gun group says Congress will not pass weapons ban

The top US gun lobbying group says Congress doesn`t have enough votes to pass a ban on assault weapons, President Barack Obama will see a set of proposals on curbing mass shootings and gun violence.

Indian-origin Cong candidate faces racist attacks

Raja Krishamoorthi, a Democratic
Congressional candidate of Indian-origin has come under apparent racist attacks.

Make Pakistan truly democratic: Zardari

Zardari said Pakistan was envisaged to be a country where there would be no discrimination on the basis of creed.