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Clinton plays blame game in new book

Hillary Clinton takes responsibility for her devastating loss to Donald Trump in her tell-all book about the 2016 presidential race, but she also blames Barack Obama, Bernie Sanders, Vladimir Putin and others, published excerpts show.

Democrats maintain pressure on Trump over Comey firing

Democrats kept up the pressure on Donald Trump Sunday over his firing of FBI director James Comey, as members of both parties said the president must turn over any secret recordings of the two men's conversations.

Barack Obama returns

Having largely remained silent since Donald Trump succeeded him as US president in January, Barack Obama will make his first public appearance on Monday in his adopted hometown of Chicago.

Georgia run-off sets test for Trump, and Democrats

Republicans faced a sobering reminder of Donald Trump's unpopularity Wednesday after a young Democrat forced a run-off election in a conservative congressional district, highlighting the vulnerability of the president's party as opponents draw inspiration for fierce battles ahead.

With Georgia race, litmus test looms for Trump

A 30-year-old Democrat hopes to capitalize Tuesday on Donald Trump's lackluster popularity by seizing a Georgia congressional seat held by Republicans for decades, in an election seen as a litmus test of the president's first 100 days.

Clinton will never run for office again: confidante

Hillary Clinton will never run for office again after losing the US presidential election to Donald Trump in November after the most divisive campaign in memory, a confidante of the Democrat said on Sunday.

Facebook lets users click to report fake news

Facebook on Thursday unveiled a tool that allows users to report fake news, a move aimed at stemming a wave of misinformation some claim influenced the 2016 US election.

Trump seeks to calm protests -- and reassure own camp

Donald Trump sought in his first televised interview as president-elect to reassure Americans fearful of a crackdown on minorities -- while assuring his core supporters he will not let them down on gun rights, abortion or immigration.

Donald Trump wins White House in stunning upset

Donald Trump has stunned America and the world, riding a wave of populist resentment to defeat Hillary Clinton in the race to become the 45th president of the United States.

Shock, despair and silence at Clinton HQ

A stony silence cast a pall early Wednesday over what was meant to be Hillary Clinton's presidential victory party as, one by one, states turned Republican red for Donald Trump.

Bruce and Beyonce lead stars in late Clinton push

Top musicians from Beyonce to Bruce Springsteen are rallying behind Hillary Clinton in the countdown to Tuesday's election, adding A-list star power to a massive get-out-the-vote operation.

«Bots» step up for 2016 election news coverage

If you're reading about the US election, some of that news is likely to come to you from a «bot.» Automated systems known as «bots» or «robo-journalism» have been around for years, but they are playing a bigger role in coverage this year amid technology advances and stretched media resources.

«End it already!»: Americans sick and tired of election

Insults, obscenities, vitriol and sleaze: Americans have just about had it with this year's White House race. As the clock ticks down to Election Day many are counting the minutes until the end of what often seemed like a bad political reality show, headlined by two deeply unpopular stars, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.

Election 2016: twists and turns aplenty

The 2016 presidential campaign has been a roller coaster ride with twists and turns that left voters alternately elated, distraught and sometimes flat-out flummoxed.

Kerry says no FBI contact over Clinton email probe

US Secretary of State John Kerry said Sunday that neither he or his department had been contacted by the FBI over its renewed investigation into his predecessor Hillary Clinton's emails.

Trump turns up heat over Clinton email probe

Donald Trump stepped up his attacks against Hillary Clinton, seeking to exploit the FBI decision to reopen an investigation into her emails as America's bruising election campaign heads into its final stretch.

Putin slams claims Russia meddling in US polls as «hysteria»

President Vladimir Putin slammed as «hysteria» Thursday claims that Russia has tried to interfere in the upcoming US presidential elections by hacking US political institutions including the Democrats behind frontrunner Hillary Clinton.

Superstar ally Michelle Obama hits trail with Clinton

Michelle Obama, surprise star of the 2016 White House campaign, hit the trail Thursday with Democrat Hillary Clinton as the former and current first ladies fight to conquer battleground states before Election Day.

Fears rise of Election Day intimidation tactics

With Donald Trump warning darkly of a plot to «steal» the White House from him next month, the specter of intimidation on Election Day, including by vigilante-style armed citizens, is now seen as a serious threat.

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Halloween, in Mexico everyone wants the masks of Clinton and Trump

In Ciudad Juarez, a city on the border with the United States in the Mexican state of Chihuahua, considered the most dangerous city in the world the grotesque masks of Hillary Clinton et Donald Trump are flying off the shelves ahead of the holiday of Halloween.

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