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US midterm polls: Contests between Democrats and Republicans remain tight

As Americans voted in this year`s crucial midterm elections, Democrats were making progress in their bid to take the House of Representatives, but Republicans were looking well-positioned to keep the Senate with key races still tight.

Nov 07, 2018, 08:28 AM IST

Donald Trump signs executive order for sanctions against foreigners who meddle in polls

Bolton said the executive order requires the Director of National Intelligence to be conducting regular assessments about potential foreign interference in the election.

Sep 13, 2018, 06:21 AM IST

Maybe 'Jews' but not Kremlin meddled in US election, says Vladimir Putin

Last year, US intelligence agencies concluded that Putin personally directed an intelligence effort to influence the 2016 US presidential election.

Mar 10, 2018, 23:22 PM IST

Former Trump campaign chairman charged in Russia probe

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has been told to surrender to federal authorities on Monday.

Oct 30, 2017, 20:24 PM IST

Donald Trump made my skin crawl at a debate: Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton on Wednesday called Donald Trump a 'creep' in her new book.

Aug 24, 2017, 01:58 AM IST

Hillary Clinton calls Donald Trump a 'creep' in her new book

Clinton has pointed the finger at Russia`s "disinformation" effort and cyber-hacking against her campaign as one of the reasons for her stunning defeat.

Aug 23, 2017, 23:26 PM IST

Donald Trump presses fraud concerns as vote panel meets amid criticism

US President Donald Trump pressed his unproven claims of voter fraud on Wednesday at the first meeting of a commission he created to study the issue.

Jul 20, 2017, 00:21 AM IST

Donald Trump believes China, North Korea too meddled in US polls: Aide

President Donald Trump believes Russia was not alone in interfering with the US elections and other countries such as China and North Korea too have meddled in American polls over the years, one of his top aides said on Sunday.

Jul 09, 2017, 23:11 PM IST

Donald Trump invites PM Narendra Modi to visit United States on June 25-26

PM Modi will be in the US on 25th and 26th of June this year.

Jun 12, 2017, 17:39 PM IST

Donald Trump's requests on Russia probe was 'very disturbing', says former FBI director James Comey

James Comey said on Thursday he was disturbed by President Donald Trump`s bid to get him to drop a probe into the former national security advisor.

Jun 08, 2017, 21:55 PM IST

US senators voice alarm over Russian election interference

US senators warned Thursday of Russia`s "unprecedented" threat to American and European democratic institutions Thursday as they opened their first public hearing into Moscow`s interference in the 2016 presidential election.

Mar 30, 2017, 23:59 PM IST

Donald Trump's Attorney General Jeff Sessions urged to resign from Russia probe

Top Democrats in the US Congress called Thursday on Attorney General Jeff Sessions to resign over his failure to disclose that he met twice with Russia`s ambassador to Washington during last year`s election campaign.

Mar 02, 2017, 23:14 PM IST

Emotional atmosphere harms US-Russian relations: Kremlin

The emotional atmosphere in the US will harm a possible restoration of relations with Russia, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Thursday.

Mar 02, 2017, 23:07 PM IST

Russia says facing increased cyber attacks from abroad

Russia is facing increased cyber attacks from abroad, a senior security official was quoted on Sunday as saying, responding to Western accusations that Moscow is aggressively targeting information networks in the United States and Europe.

Jan 15, 2017, 20:36 PM IST

There was 'multifaceted' Russian bid to disrupt American presidential elections: US spy chiefs

US spy chiefs said Thursday that the hacking of Democratic Party computers was just one part of a multifaceted campaign by Russia to disrupt US polls.

Jan 05, 2017, 23:57 PM IST

Barack Obama confident he could have won the White House again

President Barack Obama says he could have been reelected for a third term and that the nation still largely embraces his political vision despite last month`s election of Donald Trump to succeed him.

Dec 26, 2016, 22:00 PM IST

Pak PM Nawaz Sharif might like to attend Donald Trump's inauguration: Report

Pakistan has voiced optimism that the new administration in Washington will provide it with "a fresh opportunity to burnish its credentials" with the US.

Dec 13, 2016, 21:21 PM IST

White House backs Congress probe of election hacking

The White House on Monday threw its support behind a Congressional investigation into Russian meddling in the US election, saying lawmakers had a "special responsibility" to investigate such an explosive issue. 

Dec 13, 2016, 00:30 AM IST

Donald Trump won`t pursue Hillary Clinton probes on email, charity: Key aide indicates

President-elect Donald Trump will not push for further investigation of Hillary Clinton related to her private email use and the Clinton Foundation, a close adviser said Tuesday, breaking with a key campaign theme.

Nov 22, 2016, 21:37 PM IST

Give Donald Trump time, don''t assume worst: Barack Obama tells Latin America and world

US President Barack Obama did in Latin America what he tried to do in Europe: tell worried citizens not to draw negative conclusions about the man he once called unfit to serve in the White House, President-elect Donald Trump.

Nov 20, 2016, 14:16 PM IST