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Democrat Julian Castro launches 2020 US presidential bid

Castro will seek to position himself as a political outsider with liberal credentials.

Jan 12, 2019, 23:36 PM IST

Accountant of ex-Trump aide Manafort testifies she helped falsify documents

Cynthia Laporta, who prepared Manafort`s tax returns starting in 2014, told a jury in federal court in Alexandria, Virginia, that she was testifying under an immunity agreement with the government to avoid being prosecuted as Manafort was charged with bank fraud and tax fraud.

Aug 04, 2018, 05:59 AM IST

Donald Trump says he holds Vladimir Putin personally responsible for US election meddling

US President said that he believes in the assessment of his intelligence agencies that Russia interfered in American elections in 2016.

Jul 19, 2018, 06:25 AM IST

Donald Trump team claims Russia investigator 'unlawfully' got emails

A lawyer for Donald Trump's transition team has alleged special counsel Robert Mueller unlawfully received tens of thousands of emails, in the latest attack on the credibility of the probe into Russian meddling in the US election.

Dec 17, 2017, 23:36 PM IST

Moscow accuses US of seeking to recruit Russian journalists

Russia on Wednesday accused US intelligence of seeking to recruit Russian journalists working in the country, after Washington and Moscow passed laws labelling each other's media "foreign agents".

Dec 06, 2017, 20:42 PM IST

Vladimir Putin told me `he didn`t meddle` in US election: Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump on Saturday said Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin told him that "he didn`t meddle" in US elections that propelled the billionaire former reality star to the White House.

Nov 11, 2017, 20:02 PM IST

US Democrats win big, in blow to Donald Trump one year in

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday marked one year since his shock election win, but Democrats spoiled the anniversary by dealing him a resounding defeat in several high-profile state and mayoral elections.

Nov 09, 2017, 08:47 AM IST

Moscow calls 'nonsense' allegations that it meddled in US 2016 elections

Allegations that Moscow meddled in the U.S. presidential elections in 2016 are groundless, as there have been no criminal cases brought in the United States against those who allowed such alleged meddling, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman said on Thursday.

Aug 17, 2017, 20:07 PM IST

US poll hacking allegations 'fictious', invented by Democrats: Putin

The US election hacking allegations has been dominating the world headlines even as the US House has ordered a probe into the charges.

Jun 01, 2017, 16:36 PM IST

Ex-CIA chief says he warned Russia against meddling in US presidential election

Former CIA director John Brennan said today that he warned Russia last summer against meddling in the US presidential election but the Russians went ahead and did it, anyway.

May 23, 2017, 23:46 PM IST

Former FBI chief Robert Mueller appointed to probe Trump-Russia ties

Robert Mueller, 72, is a Vietnam veteran and former US attorney who ran the FBI from 2001-2013, Efe reported on Thursday.

May 18, 2017, 08:35 AM IST

Barack Obama's parting words - 'We're going to be OK'

In his parting message before Donald Trump takes over, President Barack Obama today assured Americans that "we're going to be OK" but vowed to protect US' "core values" and speak up against issues like discrimination, muzzling of press freedom and rounding up of young immigrants.

Jan 19, 2017, 23:40 PM IST

Russian diplomats expelled from US arrive in Moscow: Russian media

A plane carrying 35 diplomats expelled from the United States over Russia`s alleged meddling in the US presidential election arrived in Moscow early Monday, Russian state television reported. 

Jan 02, 2017, 14:25 PM IST

Vladimir Putin's remarks on Hillary Clinton defeat 'so true': Donald Trump

US President-elect Donald Trump on Saturday said Russian President Vladimir Putin's remarks that the Democrats are looking elsewhere for their defeat in the elections were "so true".

Dec 24, 2016, 11:41 AM IST

Barack Obama says US will retaliate against Russian hacking

NPR said Obama avoided endorsing a CIA conclusion that Russia hacked into email accounts of Democratic Party institutions.

Dec 16, 2016, 09:26 AM IST

Trump won with lowest minority vote in decades, fueling divisions

Trump was elected with 8 percent of the black vote, 28 percent of the Hispanic vote and 27 percent of the Asian-American vote, according to the Reuters/Ipsos Election Day poll.

Nov 23, 2016, 19:54 PM IST

Hillary Clinton urged to call for recount of 2016 US election vote

Experts urge Hillary Clinton to challenge Election results of 2016 US Presidential vote. 

Nov 23, 2016, 19:20 PM IST

Massive outflow of foreign funds as foreign investors take flight

Massive outflow of foreign funds, along with rupee depreciation and political bickering over the government`s recent demonetisation move, plunged the key Indian equity markets by around 2.50 percent during the just-concluded week.

Nov 19, 2016, 18:25 PM IST

Paris Hilton voted for Donald Trump as the next US President

Paris Hilton, who regards President-elect Donald Trump as a family friend, recently revealed that she voted for him in the US presidential elections.

Nov 18, 2016, 13:19 PM IST

Indian-American Nikki Haley to become Secretary of State in Donald Trump's Cabinet? 5 things you may not know about her

It will be really a proud moment for India, if Indian American Governor Nikki Haley gets US Secretary of State or some other Cabinet position in the Donald Trump administration.

Nov 17, 2016, 18:47 PM IST