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'CIA knew of Russian effort to back Trump'

The CIA had evidence that Russia was interfering in the 2016 US election to boost Donald Trump earlier than previously thought, the New York Times reports.

USA

Trump says Pence will lead voter fraud panel

President Donald Trump says that he would put Vice President Mike Pence in charge of a commission to probe what he believes was voter fraud in last November's election.

USA

Trump vows 'new vetting' to weed out Islamic radicals

US President Donald Trump signs a sweeping new executive order to suspend refugee arrivals and impose tough new controls on travelers from seven Muslim countries. In addition, Trump specifically...

US set to announce response to Russian hacking

The Obama administration plans to announce a series of retaliatory measures against Russia for hacking into US political institutions and individuals and leaking information in an effort to help...

Obama confident he could have won the White House again

President Barack Obama says he could have been reelected for a third term and that the nation still largely embraces his political vision despite last month's election of Donald Trump to...

USA

Electoral College seals Trump White House win

America's Electoral College confirms Donald Trump's election as the 45th president of the United States, unswayed by a desperate bid by die-hard opponents to bar the Republican's...

April 7, 2017
April 7, 2017

'CIA knew of Russian effort to back Trump'

The CIA had evidence that Russia was interfering in the 2016 US election to boost Donald Trump earlier than previously thought, the New York Times reports.

March 16, 2017
March 16, 2017

US lawmakers pressure Comey on Trump wiretap claim

A key Republican lawmaker says he does not believe the Obama administration wiretapped Trump Tower during the 2016 election campaign, adding to pressure on FBI Director James Comey to provide...

February 26, 2017
February 26, 2017
USA

Obama-era veteran picked to lead Democratic Party

Democrats choose Tom Perez, a former Barack Obama cabinet member, as their new leader, tapping an establishment candidate to lead the fight against US President Donald Trump and claw back the...

February 12, 2017
February 12, 2017

Trump win boosted sales of dystopian classic: Atwood

Canada's best-known writer Margaret Atwood says it was largely worries about women's issues after the US election that made her book "The Handmaid's Tale" the latest...

February 6, 2017
February 6, 2017
USA

Trump says Pence will lead voter fraud panel

President Donald Trump says that he would put Vice President Mike Pence in charge of a commission to probe what he believes was voter fraud in last November's election.

January 28, 2017
January 28, 2017
USA

Trump vows 'new vetting' to weed out Islamic radicals

US President Donald Trump signs a sweeping new executive order to suspend refugee arrivals and impose tough new controls on travelers from seven Muslim countries. In addition, Trump specifically...

January 22, 2017
January 22, 2017
USA

'Trump’s cabinet the worst'

Any time a new administration comes into office, there are complaints about the new president’s cabinet picks. But it seems the 45th President of the US, Donald Trump has actually assembled the...

January 15, 2017
January 15, 2017
USA

Trump's shocking rise to the presidency

Less than 17 months -- that's how long it takes Donald J Trump to reach the White House, besting rivals who had been chasing that dream for years.

January 14, 2017
January 14, 2017
USA

Flynn had 5 calls with Russian envoy on day of sanctions

Michael Flynn, President-elect Donald Trump's choice for national security adviser, held five phone calls with Russia's ambassador to Washington on the day the United States retaliated...

January 13, 2017
January 13, 2017

FBI investigated over pre-election decisions on Clinton email

The US Justice Department says it would probe a Federal Bureau of Investigation decision to announce an inquiry into Hillary Clinton's emails shortly before the November presidential election,...