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US Attorney General will not file charges against Clinton

Washington, July 7 : US Attorney General Loretta Lynch confirmed on Wednesday that the Department of Justice will not file charges against presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton in the case concerning her e-mails.

In a statement, Lynch said that - after meeting on Wednesday with FBI Director James Comey and other agents involved in the investigation - "I received and accepted their unanimous recommendation that the thorough, year-long investigation be closed and that no charges be brought against any individuals within the scope of the investigation."

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Hillary Clinton 'extremely careless' but no charges recommended: FBI

Washington D. C., July 6 : In a massive relief for Hillary Clinton, the Federal Bureau of Investigation has stated that it will not recommend any charges against the US Presidential candidate over her use of private email servers while secretary of state.

According to CNN, FBI Director James Comey administered an extraordinary tongue-lashing to Clinton and her aides, rebuking them for being "extremely careless" in the handling of classified information and saying the presumptive Democratic nominee should have known an unclassified email system was no place to conduct sensitive government business.

"Our judgment is that no reasonable prosecutor would bring such a case," Comey announced.

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F.B.I. interviews Hillary on use of private e-mail server

New York, July 2 : The F.B.I. interviewed Democratic Party's presidential nominee Hillary Clinton as part of its investigation into whether she or her aides broke the law by corresponding through a private e-mail server set up for her use as Secretary of State in the Obama administration.

The voluntary interview, which lasted for three and a half hours at the F.B.I. headquarters in Washington, largely focused on the Justice Department's central question: Did the actions of Mrs. Clinton or her staff rise to the level of criminal mishandling of classified information?

It could take weeks or longer to reach a decision, but news that Clinton had been questioned quickly reverberated as the Republican National Committee called the step 'unprecedented,' reports the New York Post.

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Will press Pakistan to deny terror sanctuaries: Democrats

Washington: Describing India as an "important Pacific power", the draft election manifesto of the Democratic Party has said it would continue to invest in long-term strategic relationship with the country and "press" Pakistan to deny terrorists sanctuaries on its soil.

The Democratic Party Platform -- akin to election manifesto of political parties in India -- would be formally adopted at its convention in Philadelphia later this month wherein Hillary Clinton would be nominated as the Democratic Party's presidential nominee for the November general elections.

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Clinton leads over Trump: Fox News poll

Washington, June 30 : Democratic Party's presumptive presidential nominee Hillary Clinton opened up a 6-point lead over Republican rival Donald Trump in the latest Fox News poll released on Wednesday evening.

In a head-to-head match-up, Clinton earned 44 per cent to Trump's 38 per cent, while 7 per cent volunteered that they would vote for someone else, 5 per cent said they would not vote and 5 per cent said they did not know who they would choose, Politico reported citing the poll.

In the previous Fox News survey conducted earlier this month, Clinton's lead was only 3 points, 42 per cent to 39 per cent.

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Clinton boasts double-digit lead as support for Trump plunges

Washington, June 27 : Presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton is holding a 12-point lead over her Republican rival Donald Trump as support for the latter tumbled in the past month, a poll released on Sunday showed.

Clinton enjoys 51 per cent of support among Americans, up by seven points from May, compared to Trump's support at 39 per cent, which is down by seven points, according to the Washington Post-ABC News poll.

This is Clinton's biggest lead over Trump since last fall and is a dramatic reversal from the May poll, in which Trump led Clinton slightly by 46 per cent to 44 per cent, Xinhua news agency reported citing the poll.

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Clinton closing in on running mate search

Washington, June 22 : Democratic Party's presumptive presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has narrowed down her choices for a running mate, officials said.

Clinton has not yet conducted formal interviews, but has devoted hours studying the records and backgrounds of several Democrats on a list that includes Senator Tim Kaine of Virginia, Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts and Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro of Texas, the party officials told CNN on Tuesday.

The list also includes Labour Secretary Tom Perez, Senator Sherrod Brown of Ohio and Representative Xavier Beccera of California.

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Clinton leads Trump by 6 points: Poll

Washington, June 16 : Hillary Clinton has maintained a 6-points lead over opponent Donald Trump after becoming the presumptive Democratic nominee last week, according to a latest national poll.

The new poll conducted by CBS News, finds Clinton with a 6-point lead over Trump among registered voters, coming in at 43 per cent and 37 per cent respectively.

Her margin in last month's poll was the same, but Clinton led Trump 47 to 41 per cent in that survey, Politico reported.

According to the poll, 51 per cent of those surveyed said they expected Clinton to secure the presidency in November, compared with 35 per cent who predict Trump will win the election.

More Democrats and independents expect Clinton to win, while Republicans predict more American voters will side with Trump.

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Hillary Clinton wins Washington primary

Washington, June 15 : Hillary Clinton won the final Democratic primary on Tuesday night as voters in Washington, D.C., delivered a resounding win to the party's presumptive nominee, one week after she clinched the nomination.

The contest marked the close of one of the longest primary fights in American history, Politico reported.

Clinton's rival Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders contested the final primary, even while acknowledging the reality of the delegates maths.

However, Sanders is yet to officially concede, and on Sunday he said he would take his campaign to the Democratic convention in July.

He reiterated at a news conference Tuesday the need to change the Democratic Party, and said he would take "that fight" to the convention in Philadelphia.

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Hillary Clinton wins primary in District of Columbia

Washington, June 15 : The US Democratic Party's presumptive presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has won the primary of the District of Columbia by a comfortable margin.

Despite having secured the nomination last week after her win in Puerto Rico and subsequent victories in New Jersey, California, New Mexico and South Dakota, Clinton on Tuesday still had to face the scrutiny of the District of Columbia, a caucus that is favorable towards her due to Washington's socioeconomic composition, EFE news reported.

The District of Columbia has a large population of black and Hispanic minorities who are particularly in favour of the former Secretary of State, and is a place of residence of many members of the Democratic Party's "establishment".

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Hillary Clinton projected to win Washington primary

Washington, June 15 : Democratic Party's presumptive presidential nominee Hillary Clinton is projected to win the final presidential primary in Washington, D.C. ahead of her private meeting with rival Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders.

Early results on Tuesday night with 41 per cent of votes counted showed Clinton notched up an easy win, leading Sanders by 57 percentage points, Xinhua news agency reported.

Last week, Clinton hit the 2,383-delegate threshold to clinch the nomination before the contest on Tuesday.

The result came moments ahead of a private meeting between Clinton and Sanders.

Despite his mathematical elimination from the race, it still remained unknown when and how Sanders would exit the race.

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Hillary Clinton blasts Donald Trump for 'shameful' comments on Obama

Washington: Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton today slammed her Republican rival Donald Trump's "shameful" comments that allegedly suggested that President Barack Obama is siding with terrorists.

"What Donald Trump is saying is shameful. It is disrespectful to the people who were killed and wounded, and their families. And it is yet more evidence that he is temperamentally unfit and totally unqualified to be Commander- in-Chief," Clinton told her supporters in Pittsburgh.

In an interview on Fox News, Trump had said, "People cannot believe that President Obama is acting the way he acts and can't even mention the words 'radical Islamic terrorism'".

In her hard-hitting speech, Clinton urged the Republican leadership to rebuke this "dangerous rhetoric".

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Orlando attack: Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton postpone first joint campaign event

Washington: White House hopeful Hillary Clinton has postponed her first joint campaign event with President Barack Obama, in the aftermath of the worst mass shooting in US history.

Clinton had been scheduled to appear with Obama in Wisconsin on Wednesday, after he endorsed her as the Democratic candidate for November's presidential election, but this has been pushed back, her campaign said yesterday.

The White House also confirmed the delay, announcing: "In light of the attack in Orlando, the President's travel to Green Bay, Wisconsin scheduled for Wednesday has been postponed."

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Obama endorses Hillary Clinton for president

Washington, June 10 : US President Barack Obama has formally endorsed Hillary Clinton and called her the most qualified candidate to seek the White House, imploring Democrats to come together to elect her, the media reported.

In a video posted on Clinton's Facebook page on Thursday, Obama said: "I don't think there's ever been someone so qualified to hold this office," The New York Times reported.

"I'm with her. I'm fired up and I cannot wait to get out there and campaign with Hillary," Xinhua news agency quoted Obama as saying.

Obama's endorsement came just moments after his meeting with Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, Clinton's rival in the nomination race, in the White House.

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Bernie Sanders vows to work with Hillary to take down Trump

Washington D. C., June 10 : Following President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden formally endorsing Hillary Clinton for president, Bernie Sanders affirmed to work with Hillary to beat Donald Trump in the U. S. polls.

According to CNN, Sanders' decision to continue his White House bid even after Clinton became the party's presumptive presidential nominee has had Democrats on high alert as they seek to quickly change gears and take on Trump, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee.

Emerging from the White House after a meeting with Obama, Sanders warned that Trump as President would be a "disaster" and that he would "work as hard as I can to make sure that Donald Trump does not become president of the United States."

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