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US election: More top Republicans drop support for Trump

More senior Republicans have withdrawn support for US presidential candidate Donald Trump after his obscene remarks about women became public. At least a dozen Republicans have said they will not be voting for him, since the comments emerged on Friday. Mr Trump says he will …

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Trump defiantly apologizes after lewd remarks about women revealed

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump scrambled to prevent his campaign from falling apart early on Saturday with a hastily prepared video statement expressing regret for making lewd comments about women. Trump declared himself a changed man, but raised the infidelities of former President Bill Clinton …

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Clinton leads Trump by 5 points in presidential race: Reuters/Ipsos poll

NEW YORK: Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton leads Republican rival Donald Trump by 5 percentage points among likely voters, roughly the same advantage she has held over the past several weeks, according to the Reuters/Ipsos national tracking poll released Friday. The Sept. 30-Oct. 6 opinion …

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US election 2016 daily briefing: Fox News stars fight over Trump

With just 32 days to go until Americans choose a new president, we bring you all the latest campaign news, plus a look at the voting bloc that seems to have been overlooked (perhaps with good reason) – the British. What just happened Pundits lined …

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Attacks on Trump, Clinton dominate VP debate

FARMVILLE, VA. (AFP) – The two candidates for US vice president launched bitter attacks on the reputations and policies of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump Tuesday during a fiery debate five weeks from Election Day. Democrat Tim Kaine and Republican Mike Pence sought to highlight …

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Clinton, Trump clash over race, economy and taxes in first US presidential debate

HEMPSTEAD: Democrat Hillary Clinton accused Republican Donald Trump on Monday of having a long history of racist behavior during a heated presidential debate that could reshape the 2016 campaign for the White House. Clinton and Trump interrupted each other throughout the debate on topics ranging …

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Obama set to veto 9/11 victims’ bid to sue Saudis

WASHINGTON (AFP) – President Barack Obama is poised to veto legislation exposing Saudi Arabia to court action over the 9/11 attacks, stepping in to defend legal precedent and an awkward ally, but inviting election-time opprobrium. White House officials say Obama will reject the “Justice Against …

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Trump,Clinton spar over Islamic State claim, economy

WASHINGTON -UNS : Hillary Clinton admonished Donald Trump on Thursday for claiming she and President Barack Obama were the founders of the Islamic State group, as the White House rivals also clashed on plans to improve the US economy. “No, Barack Obama is not the …

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Clinton regains firm lead on Trump after convention: polls

WASHINGTON (AFP) – Hillary Clinton got a support bounce of four to seven percentage points after the Democratic National Convention and now holds a substantial lead over Donald Trump in the White House race, polls released Monday showed. Clinton’s advantage over the Republican Trump is …

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Clinton vows to be president for ‘all Americans’

PHILADELPHIA (UNS/AFP) – Hillary Clinton on Thursday accepted the Democratic Party’s White House nomination, casting herself as a tireless champion of the people and rejecting Donald Trump’s dark picture of America. Becoming the first woman to win the nomination of a major political party, Clinton …

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