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Trump, Clinton zero in on battlegrounds in final sprint

WASHINGTON: Donald Trump urged Americans to “rise above the noise” of the caustic 2016 race and elect him president, as he insisted he is winning against Hillary Clinton despite polls that show the opposite. Casting the election as a “once-in-a-lifetime” opportunity to reject the nation’s …

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Clinton calls Trump a ‘sore loser’

CHARLOTTE, N.C./NAPLES, FLA. (Reuters) – Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton called Donald Trump a “sore loser” on Sunday because of his refusal at their debate last week to commit to accepting the results of the Nov. 8 election. Clinton, a former secretary of state, said …

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Ivanka Trump breaks silence on father’s offensive remarks

Ivanka Trump, eldest daughter of Donald Trump, has finally spoken out about comments her father made on a hot mic tape, in which he talked about grabbing women’s genitals. The businesswoman called her father’s remarks ‘clearly inappropriate and offensive’ but said she’s glad he apologized. …

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US election 2016: Trump says election ‘rigged at polling places’

US Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has said the election is “absolutely rigged” by the “dishonest media” and “at many polling places”. His comments appear to contradict his running mate Mike Pence, who told NBC Mr Trump would “absolutely” accept the election result, despite media …

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Trump rejects assault claims, says he is a victim of smears

WASHINGTON: Donald Trump on Friday rejected claims of women accusing him of sexual misconduct, and portrayed himself as the victim of a “smear campaign” orchestrated by the media and established politicians. President Barack Obama warned meanwhile that America’s very democracy is at stake in the …

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Trump denies sex assault ‘lies,’ faces first lady rebuke

WASHINGTON (AFP) – Donald Trump savaged US media Thursday for reporting “outright lies” that he groped and forcibly kissed women, as First Lady Michelle Obama blasted the Republican nominee in a powerful tirade. Just 26 days before the American electorate chooses a successor to her …

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Women accuse Trump of groping, forcibly kissing them

WASHINGTON: Newly published accusations that Donald Trump groped or inappropriately kissed women rocked the race for the White House Wednesday, with the Republican nominee angrily denying the reports and his campaign branding them “character assassination.” Claims by four women, whose accounts were reported by The …

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US election: Australian MPs label Donald Trump ‘revolting slug’

The parliament of New South Wales, Australia has passed a motion calling US presidential candidate Donald Trump a “revolting slug” unfit for office. It condemned “the misogynist, hateful comments” it said had been made by Mr Trump about women and minorities. It follows the release …

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Clinton draws record crowd as Trump flounders

COLUMBUS: An invigorated Hillary Clinton commanded a record crowd of more than 10,000 supporters Monday, leaving Donald Trump floundering as America’s top elected Republican all but conceded the White House. The former secretary of state looking to make history as America’s first woman commander-in-chief held …

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Trump assails Bill Clinton, vows to jail Hillary Clinton if he wins White House

ST. LOUIS (Reuters) – A defiant Donald Trump on Sunday attacked former President Bill Clinton for his treatment of women and vowed, if he won the White House, to put Hillary Clinton in jail for operating a private email server while U.S. secretary of state. …

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