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''Inflammatory'' pastor to preach to Donald Trump ahead of swearing-in

A pastor with a long history of inflammatory remarks against religious minorities including Muslims, Mormons, Catholics and even gays is scheduled to preach at a private service for Donald Trump and his family on Friday, shortly before the President-elect takes the oath of office.

Donald Trump meets David Petraeus as race for Secretary of State heats up

Donald Trump meets David Petraeus as race for Secretary of State heats up

Petraeus, one of America's most celebrated generals credited with turning the tide in Iraq, spent an hour with Trump at his office in Trump Tower in Manhattan yesterday.

Barack Obama tells students at town hall about how failures have shaped him

Barack Obama recounted the fallout from his first presidential debate in his ultimately successful 2012 election race against Republican Mitt Romney.
 

Hillary in Trump lane: Baskets of bluff, bluster & baloney!

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Hillary Clinton thought she would borrow a leaf from Donald Trump`s book. Instead, she reached for a dictionary of insults and flung "half" of her presidential rival`s supporters in a "basket of deplorables".

US Presidential Elections: Priebus warns against 'suicide' 3rd-party run against Donald Trump

Priebus, the chairman of the Republican National Committee, appealed for unity behind 69-year-old Trump in a series of interviews on Sunday television shows and said that "people just don't care" about recent negative reports about his tax returns and his treatment of women.

US Presidential polls: Donald Trump resists releasing taxes, taps climate change skeptic on energy

US Presidential polls: Donald Trump resists releasing taxes, taps climate change skeptic on energy

Trump has said there is nothing voters can learn from his tax filings.

US presidential polls: Donald Trump says he was surprised by Paul Ryan's rebuff

Donald Trump said on Friday he was surprised by House Speaker Paul Ryan's rebuff of him as the presumptive Republican presidential nominee.

Supporters, protesters clash outside Donald Trump's rally in Utah

Protesters clashed with supporters of Donald Trump after he gave a speech in Utah , ending a day full of presidential candidate appearances that also saw Mitt Romney intensifying his criticism of the Republican front-runner.

Donald Trump, Mitt Romney spar over future of Republican party

Donald Trump today fired back at his party's top leader Mitt Romney by labelling him as a "choke artist", a day after the former White House aspirant blasted the Republican presidential front-runner as "a conman" and asked primary voters to block his path to the nomination.

Republican Mitt Romney calls Donald Trump a fraud, creates pathway to contested convention

Republican Mitt Romney calls Donald Trump a fraud, creates pathway to contested convention

Former US presidential candidate Mitt Romney attacked 2016 Republican front-runner Donald Trump as “a fraud” on Thursday and urged primary voters to keep the outspoken New York billionaire from getting the nomination, paving the way for possible horse trading at a party convention in July.

How the Republican elite turned a blind eye to the rise and rise of Donald Trump

Some of the Republican Party`s wealthiest donors gathered for a cocktail party at an exclusive resort in Deer Valley, Utah, yet no one mentioned Donald Trump.

In race for US presidency, Jeb Bush runs from Romney's ghost

In race for US presidency, Jeb Bush runs from Romney's ghost

When Republican Jeb Bush gathered donors in Miami for an April retreat, it was clear he planned a less scripted, more inclusive US presidential campaign bearing little resemblance to that of the unsuccessful 2012 nominee Mitt Romney.

Narendra Modi crosses 10 mn follower mark on Twitter

Narendra Modi crosses 10 mn follower mark on Twitter

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has crossed the 10 million mark in terms of number of followers on the popular social media platform Twitter.

Republican Mitt Romney opts out of 2016 run for president

Republican Mitt Romney bowed out of the 2016 U.S. presidential race on Friday after considering a third run, telling supporters it was time for the next generation of party leaders to seek the White House.

Romney, mulling 2016 run, blasts Clinton and Obama

Republican Mitt Romney, considering another presidential run, slammed potential 2016 rival Hillary Clinton on Wednesday for "cluelessly" conducting foreign policy and said Americans are suffering under Barack Obama`s brand of economics.

Romney tells donors he is mulling 2016 White House run

Mitt Romney, the Republican US presidential nominee in 2012, told a meeting of donors on Friday that he is considering another White House run in 2016, a source familiar with the comments said.

Former Virginia governor gets 2 years for corruption

Former Virginia governor Bob McDonnell has been sentenced to two years in prison for taking money and gifts in exchange for promoting a dietary supplement while he was in office.

Romney for US president in 2016? Iowa poll puts him on top

Americans may not be through with Mitt Romney after all.

Kashkari clashes with Romney over minimum wage

Indian-American Neel Kashkari, who is seeking to run for California governor elections later this year, has developed differences with his Republican party leader Mitt Romney on raising minimum wage.

Romney slams Obama for `faulty judgment` on Russia

Mitt Romney said that President Barack Obama is naive when it comes to Russia, has shown "faulty judgment" about Moscow`s intentions and could have done more to try to deter its annexation of Crimea.