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Donald Trump to deliver major speech on immigration

Washington, Aug 29 : Donald Trump, the Republican candidate for the upcoming US Presidential elections will give a long-awaited speech on illegal immigration on Wednesday, after postponing it several times.

"I will be making a major speech on illegal immigration on Wednesday in the great state of Arizona. Big crowds, looking for a larger venue," Trump said on his Twitter account on Sunday evening.

There is speculation in the country as to whether Trump, as it has appeared at times this week, was willing to tone down his hard proposals on migration policies in order to attract Hispanic voters, who largely favour his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton, EFE news reported.

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When Trump talks, it helps terrorists: Hillary

Los Angeles, Aug 24 : Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton says the way US Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump talks, it indirectly supports terrorists.

Clinton, who made her third appearance on the popular talk show "Jimmy Kimmel Live!", spattered with humour and witty comebacks and discussed the ongoing presidential elections with the show's host Kimmel, putting to rest rumours about her poor health, reports mic.com.

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Donald Trump owes $650 mn in debt: NYT

Washington, Aug 20 : Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's real estate holdings in the US have at least $650 million in debt - twice the amount than the public filings he has made as part of his bid for the White House, according to an investigative report by the New York Times.

The report says that though Trump has sold himself as a businessman who has made billions of dollars and is beholden to no one, an enquiry by the Times has found that Trump's fortunes depend deeply on a wide array of financial backers, including one he has cited in attacks during his campaign.

It says that an office building on Avenue of the Americas in Manhattan, of which Trump is part owner, carries a $950 million loan.

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Donald Trump trying to give exactly what ISIS wants: Biden

Washington: US vice president Joe Biden has said Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's ideas are very dangerous and un-American as he criticised the business tycoon for playing into the hands of Islamic State by using anti-Muslim rhetoric.

"Trump's ideas are not only profoundly wrong, they're very dangerous and they're very un-American. You know, they reveal a profound ignorance of our constitution," Biden said.

"It's a recipe for playing into the hands of terrorists and their propaganda," Biden said at an election really in Pennsylvania where he campaigned for Hillary Clinton, the Democratic presidential nominee.

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Majority of US young adults reject Trump: Poll

Washington, Aug 16 : Despite US Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's strategy of patching together a bipartisan coalition by appealing to the millions of young supporters of former Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders, a new poll found that his populist play had so far failed among millennials.

The latest USA Today/Rock the Vote poll released on Sunday found that while 56 per cent of voters under 35 say they would vote for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, one in five in this age group support Trump, Xinhua news agency reported.

In addition, Clinton trounced Trump among Sanders' supporters, with 72 per cent supporting the former secretary of state and 11 per cent backing Trump.

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Obama is 'founder of IS', says Trump

Washington, Aug 11 : Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has said that President Barack Obama is "the founder" of the Islamic State (IS) terror group.

During a campaign rally in Sunrise, Florida, Trump on Wednesday criticised Obama's counter-terrorism strategy and said he was "the founder of IS" and that his rival in the presidential race, Hillary Clinton, is the "co-founder" of this terrorist group, EFE news reported.

"IS is honouring President Obama. He is the founder of IS. And I would say the co-founder is crooked Hillary Clinton," said Trump while rally-goers cheered 'Lock her up!' directed at Clinton.

Trump criticised that Obama has refused using the term "radical Islamic terrorism" to refer to the attacks in Orlando, Florida and San Bernardino, California.

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Clinton says Trump incited violence

Washington, Aug 11 : Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton said that her Republican rival, Donald Trump incited violence when he said gun rights supporters could stop her from winning..

"Words matter, my friends. And if you are running to be president or you are president of the US, words can have tremendous consequences," the former US secretary of state said on Wednesday while addressing a campaign rally in Des Moines, Iowa.

"Yesterday (Tuesday), we witnessed the latest in a long line of casual comments from Donald Trump that crossed the line. ... Every single one of these incidences shows us that Donald Trump simply does not have the temperament to be president and commander in chief of the US," she said.

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Police arrest man climbing Trump tower

New York, Aug 11 : After a three-hour standoff, New York Police on Wednesday arrested a man who was scaling the Trump tower using suction cups and climbing gear here.

The man began his ascend around 4 p.m. local time on the south side of the 58-story building which is the headquarters of the US presidential campaign of Republican nominee Donald Trump. He also lives in the building but was not in New York at the time of incident, BBC reported.

The stunt had brought the busy mid-town Manhattan to a halt, attracting thousands of onlookers who gathered at the southwest and southeast corner of the building on East 56th Street.

City police and emergency responders rushed to the scene in an effort to stop the climber.

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Donald Trump hints at Hillary's assassination by gun rights supporters

London, Aug. 10 : Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has been accused of a making an "assassination threat" against his rival Hillary Clinton.

The Republican presidential nominee, who was speaking at a rally in Wilmington, North Carolina, on Tuesday about the next president's power to appoint Supreme Court judges, said that Clinton would appoint liberal justices if she wins the presidency, which would be a threat to gun ownership rights, reports the Guardian.

"Hillary wants to abolish, essentially abolish, the second amendment. If she gets to pick her judges, nothing you can do, folks. Although the second amendment people, maybe there is, I don't know. But I'll tell you what, that will be a horrible day," he said.

No plan to change temperament: Trump

Washington, Aug 10 : US Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said on Tuesday he had no plan to change his temperament as he was grappling with his sagging poll numbers following recent feud with a family of a fallen Muslim American soldier and leaders within his own party.

"I think that my temperament has gotten me here," Xinhua cited Trump as saying in an interview with Fox Business Network.

"I have always had a good temperament and it's gotten me here. We beat a lot of people in the primaries and now we have one person left, and we're actually doing pretty well there, but we'll see how it all comes out," he added.

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Trump's campaign spends zero on ads, Clinton spent millions

Washington, Aug 10 : Since the end of the political primaries in June, the campaign of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has spent absolutely nothing on television advertisements, the media reported on Wednesday.

However, the campaign of Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton has laid out $52 million on TV ads, most of it in swing states that are predicted to be key in the November elections, EFE news cited figures gathered by the Advertising Analytics analysis firm as showing.

The billionaire's austerity calls attention to his unpopularity in the polls, where Clinton has a wide lead, and his fundraising efforts and donations in July, when he collected more than $80 million.

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Trump endorses House Speaker Paul Ryan

Washington, Aug 6 : Donald Trump endorsed House Speaker Paul Ryan on Friday in a move aimed at mending an intra-party rift that has put the Republican presidential nominee at odds with his party's highest-ranking elected official.

Trump's endorsement of Ryan came at a rally in Green Bay, Wisconsin, Ryan's home state, CNN reported.

"We will have disagreements, but we will disagree as friends and never stop working together toward victory. And very importantly, toward real change. So in our shared mission, to make America great again, I support and endorse our speaker of the House, Paul Ryan," Trump said on Friday night.

On Tuesday, Trump shocked party members when he refused to endorse Ryan, as well as Senators John McCain and Kelly Ayotte.

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Trump 'finally' endorses Paul Ryan after refusing to back him

Washington, Aug 6 : Donald Trump finally endorsed U.S. House speaker Paul Ryan, changing his previous stance of refusing to back the highest ranking elected Republican, in a move to mend an intra-party rift.

Trump read his endorsement off a sheet of paper in a rally in Green Bay, Wisconsin, last night.

"In our shared mission to make America great again, I support and endorse our speaker of the House, Paul Ryan. We may disagree on a couple of things but mostly we agree," the Guardian quoted him as saying.

Both Trump and Ryan were at odds as they shared different opinions on various issues.

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Pence distances self from Trump, backs House Speaker Ryan

Washington, Aug 4 : Republican Vice Presidential candidate Mike Pence on Wednesday distanced himself from Donald Trump and expressed his "strong" support for House Speaker Paul Ryan, who is running for re-election to his Wisconsin congressional seat.

The real estate magnate's decision not to back Ryan's candidacy, or that of Arizona Senator John McCain, another GOP heavyweight who is running for re-election, was severely criticised on Tuesday by the Republican Party. EFE news reported.

On Wednesday, Pence, who is the Governor of Indiana, told Fox News that Ryan is an old friend and said that he is a "strong conservative leader", who -- if re-elected -- will do "great things".

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Clinton gains a 10-point lead over Trump

Washington, Aug 4 : US Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has gained a 10-point lead over her Republican rival Donald Trump, who has attracted outrage over his comments about a Muslim Gold Star family, according to a new national poll.

Clinton leads Trump 49 per cent to 39 per cent in a head-to-head Fox News survey released on Wednesday. In a three-way race including Libertarian Gary Johnson, Clinton leads 44 per cent to 35 per cent, with Johnson claiming 12 per cent, CNN reported.

A CNN/ORC poll this week showed Clinton with a 9-point edge in a head-to-head matchup with Trump.

When Fox polled voters in late June -- before both conventions -- Clinton was up only six points, 44 per cent to 38 per cent.

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