u.s. elections

Muslims Heed Donald Trump’s Advice

By Meera Damji At the October 9 presidential debate, U.S. republican nominee Donald J. Trump was asked what he would do to fight Islamophobia. He responded by saying: “One thing we have to do is we have to make sure that because there is a problem, whether we like it or not — and we

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Trump vs Clinton: He Calls Her A Devil, She Says He Abuses Women

By Steve Holland and Emily Stephenson ST. LOUIS, Oct 10 – A defiant Donald Trump on Sunday said Hillary Clinton would go to jail if he were president and attacked her husband for his treatment of women in a vicious presidential debate less than a month before the U.S. election. Their debate, the second of

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U.S. Elections: The Missing Point

Both U.S. presidential candidates must address the Middle East issue OP-ED by Ghanem Nuseibeh While the U.S. presidential election campaign continues to revolve around topics focusing on the character traits of the two presidential hopefuls—Donald Trump and Hilary Clinton—there has been a glaring omission from the first debate. Both nominees failed to have any serious discussion

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Trump says he ‘Brilliantly’ used U.S. Tax Laws

By Emily Stephenson PUEBLO, Colo. – Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said on Monday he “brilliantly used” U.S. tax rules to his advantage in trying to limit the amount he paid in taxes, arguing it helped him survive a difficult period in the real estate market. “I was able to use the tax laws of

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WikiLeaks’ Assange Signals Release of Documents Before U.S. Election

By Andrea Shalal BERLIN, Oct 4 – WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said on Tuesday the organisation would publish around one million documents related to the U.S. election and three governments, but denied the release was aimed at damaging Hillary Clinton. He said the documents would be released before the end of the year, starting with

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In First Face-Off with Clinton, Trump Struggles to be “Change” Candidate

By James Oliphant HEMPSTEAD, New York, Sept 27 – Running as an anti-establishment candidate, Donald Trump took the presidential debate stage on Monday night to hammer home his call for sweeping political change and try to win over millions of undecided voters. But the Republican nominee seemed unable to capitalize on his opportunity in front

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Clinton puts Trump on Defensive in Blistering Debate

By Steve Holland and John Whitesides HEMPSTEAD, N.Y., Sept 27  – Democrat Hillary Clinton accused Republican Donald Trump of racism, sexism and tax avoidance on Monday, putting him on the defensive during a debate that a snap poll said boosted her White House chances. Trump, a real estate tycoon making his first run for public

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Clinton and Trump to Square Off in Highly Anticipated Debate Showdown

By John Whitesides HEMPSTEAD, N.Y., Sept 26 – Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump will face off for the first time on Monday in a presidential debate that could rank as one of the most watched and highly anticipated political showdowns in U.S. history. The surprisingly tight race for the White House and the

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Grand OId Party Pooper

An open letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan on why backing Trump will gut the Republican Party for decades By Kurt Eichenwald Speaker Ryan: This presidential campaign has raised a few crucial questions, ones you are uniquely qualified to answer: What does the Republican Party stand for? And how much damage is it willing to inflict

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Trump to Give Speech on Illegal Immigration on Wednesday

WASHINGTON, Aug 28 – U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump tweeted on Sunday night that he would make a major speech on illegal immigration in Arizona on Wednesday. The announcement came a day after Trump said he would crack down on illegal immigrants who overstay their visas, as he sought to clarify his views on

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