US Dems Warren, Sanders called each other liars in post-debate spat: CNN

2020-01-16 12:08

US presidential contenders Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders called each other liars in a heated exchange that could be seen but not heard unfolding onstage after the Democratic debate, CNN revealed on Wednesday.

Ukraine president denies quid pro quo with Trump

2019-12-02 13:15

Ukraine's president on Monday renewed his denial of a quid pro quo with Donald Trump over military aid, despite a growing case against the US president in impeachment proceedings in Washington.

Social networks face quandary on politics in misinformation fight

2019-10-10 18:22

As social media firms ramp up their fight against misinformation, politicians have been largely left exempt. To some, that's a huge problem.

Robert Mueller's testimony on Russian election meddling investigation postponed

2019-07-13 21:52

Special Counsel Robert Mueller's appearance in Congress next week to testify on the Russia election meddling investigation and allegations of obstruction by President Donald Trump has been postponed, the House Judiciary Committee has announced.

Trump would be 'in handcuffs' if not president, says Democrat Warren

2019-05-30 22:00

Democratic White House hopeful Elizabeth Warren says that if Donald Trump was not protected by his presidential status, he would be "in handcuffs and indicted" for obstructing the investigation into Russia's 2016 election interference.

Facebook removes 783 fake pages, accounts tied to Iran

2019-02-02 07:44

Facebook says it has removed 783 Iran-linked pages, accounts and groups from its service for what it calls "coordinated inauthentic behaviour".

Asian markets mostly up as traders keep tabs on US vote

2018-11-07 06:50

Asian markets mostly rose early Wednesday as investors tracked early results from the US midterm elections with Democrats looking on course to win back control of the House, which could impact Donald Trump's legislative agenda.

Facebook blocks 115 accounts on eve of US election

2018-11-06 07:42

Facebook said Monday it blocked some 30 accounts on its platform and 85 more on Instagram after police warned they may be linked to "foreign entities" trying to interfere in the US midterm election.

'I don't care' - Putin on alleged US elections meddling

2018-03-11 19:11

Russian President Vladimir Putin says he doesn't care about alleged Russian interference in the US presidential election because the actions weren't connected to his government.

Trump not as 'dangerous' as world expects - economist

2016-12-01 19:57

Markets have already priced in a moderate Trump policy and the effect is not as bad as people may think, an economist says.


Democrat Kamala Harris ends 2020 White House bid

2019-12-04 06:48

Democrat trailblazer Kamala Harris pulled the plug on her US presidential campaign Tuesday after a promising start to her bid was eroded by underperforming in a crowded field and a failure to raise sufficient funds.

A year before 2020 election, a divided and 'angry' America

2019-11-03 21:23

America on Sunday kicks off the one-year countdown to Election Day 2020, with President Donald Trump betting an "angry" Republican surge can deliver him a second term, as the Democratic battle to win back the White House heats up.

WATCH | 2020 Democrats demand action on guns after horror week

2019-08-11 09:41

Democratic 2020 presidential hopefuls made proposals ranging from firearm licensing to re-imposing an assault weapons ban at an Iowa gun safety forum Saturday, one week after mass shootings that thrust the country's firearm violence into the presidential race.

Trump says would take foreign info on 2020 presidential opponent

2019-06-13 11:13

Donald Trump says that he would be willing to accept information from a foreign country on his opponent in the 2020 US presidential race.

Biden entry sparks a sharper edge to Democratic race

2019-04-27 10:22

Biden's entrance triggers new, uglier phase of 2020 Democratic primary season

Facebook will expand systems to fight election-meddling globally

2019-01-28 15:00

Facebook is betting that the strategy it adopted to guard against meddling during the 2018 US mid-term elections will work in other countries.

OVERVIEW: Democrats take House, Republicans keep Senate majority

2018-11-07 05:19

The Democrats gained control over the House of Representatives following the US midterm elections, while the GOP (Republicans) hold on to the Senate.

Asian markets mixed as attention turns to US elections

2018-11-06 07:33

Asian markets were mixed Tuesday as focus turned to the US midterm elections, which could impact Donald Trump's presidency, while Apple suppliers were hit by reports the tech titan had cancelled plans to ramp up output of its new iPhone.

Friends & Friction: Justice is the art which gives good to friends...

2017-05-14 07:16

‘You’re fired!” is the quintessential Donald Trump bark, although he was more business-like this time when he fired the director of the FBI, James Comey. No phone call, no forewarning.

Trump-obsessed CEOs abroad ask: ‘Can he be president?’

2016-06-10 14:53

The question being thrown at American executives in London, Hong Kong and Berlin is this: How did Donald Trump become a serious contender for the US presidency?

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