• White House looks to reassure China after Trump-Taiwan call

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    NEW DELHI: The White House says it has sought to reassure China after President-elect Donald Trump's phone call with Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen. The call last week sparked alarm as the US does not have formal relations with Taiwan, which China views as a breakaway province. China lodged a diplomatic complaint in response. The White House said officials had assured China of their "continued commitment to a one-China policy". Mr Trump's phone call was followed by two tweets in which he criticised China's monetary policy and its operations in the South China Sea. 'Hard to determine' Mr Tru...Read More


  • Trump vows to deport 3 million undocumented immigrants

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    New York: Donald Trump will keep his vow to deport millions of undocumented migrants from the United States, he said in an interview, saying that as many as three million could be removed after he takes office. "What we are going to do is get the people that are criminal and have criminal records, gang members, drug dealers, where a lot of these people, probably two million, it could be even three million -ó we are getting them out of our country or we are going to incarcerate," Mr. Trump said in an excerpt released ahead of broadcast by CBS's 60 Minutes programme. Fencing along border The bi...Read More


  • Anti-Trump protests across US: Thousands on street chanting 'Not my president!'

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    New Delhi: In New York, thousands of protesters filled street as they made their way to Trump Tower while hundreds of others gathered at a Manhattan park and shouted "Not my president." The raw divisions exposed by the presidential race were on full display across America on Wednesday, as protesters flooded city streets to condemn Donald Trump's election in demonstrations that police said were mostly peaceful. From New England to heartland cities like Kansas City and along the West Coast, demonstrators carried flags and anti-Trump signs, disrupting traffic and declaring that they refused to accept Tru...Read More


  • Donald Trump Has Defeated Hillary Clinton in a Stunning End to the Presidential Race

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    New York: Trump's election was the surprising culmination of an unpredictable and unprecedented campaign Donald Trump, the billionaire businessman turned reality TV star who repeatedly defied political norms and conventional wisdom on his way to a hostile takeover of the Republican Party before mounting a combative and acidic general election campaign, was elected the 45th President of the United States on Tuesday, defeating Hillary Clinton to cap a historic rise to highest office in the land. Trump's election was the surprising culmination of a campaign that was unpredictable and unprecedented from...Read More


  • Hillary Clinton gets boost from FBI as tight White House race hits final day

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    New York: Reuters | Nov 7, 2016, Democrat Hillary Clinton heads into the final day of a tight White House race against Republican Donald Trump on Monday with new momentum after the FBI's announcement that no criminal charges were forthcoming in the probe of her email practices. Both Clinton and Trump will spend the day racing across a handful of key battleground states that could swing Tuesday's election, which polls show is extremely close but tilting toward Clinton. FBI Director James Comey sent shockwaves through the race by telling Congress on Sunday that investigators had worked "around the c...Read More



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