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More anti-Trump protests planned across USA

A second round of protests was planned across the United States on Thursday a day after thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of big cities after Donald Trump’s victory in the presidential election, reports Rueters An anti-Trump rally was planned at New York City’s Union Square Park for a second straight night and organizers urged demonstrators to join events ... Read More »

America, meet your new first lady

International Desk A foreign-born, former supermodel who married an eccentric billionaire is about to become the United States` next first lady. Melania Trump, who will become just the second foreign-born first lady in US history, will assume the very public role after having spent much of her husband`s presidential campaign avoiding the campaign trail and the limelight, saying she preferred ... Read More »

Two cops shot in Pennsylvania

International Desk One police officer shot dead and another was wounded when they were ambushed as they responded to an domestic dispute early Thursday morning, officials said. Police are hunting for the gunman, who fled his home in Canonsburg around 3:30 a.m., according to KDKA. It was not immediately clear what triggered the shooting, which broke out as soon as ... Read More »

Muslim ban statement disappears from Trump website

International Desk A statement that the Trump campaign issued proposing a total ban on the immigration of Muslims to the United States has disappeared from the team’s website, reports ABC News. “Donald J. Trump is calling for a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States until our country’s representatives can figure out what is going on,” Trump ... Read More »

This is painful: Hillary

International Desk Democrat Hillary Clinton conceded the 2016 U.S. White House race to Republican Donald Trump on Wednesday and offered to work with the president-elect, who she hoped would be a successful leader for all Americans. Clinton, appearing at midday after a bruising election loss to the New York real estate magnate, urged supporters to keep an open mind on ... Read More »

Trump election win sparks protests across US

International Desk Protesters rallied across the United States Wednesday to express shock over Donald Trump’s election victory, vowing to oppose divisive views they say helped the Republican billionaire win the presidency.  In Washington, several hundred protesters gathered in front of the White House for a candlelight vigil on a damp, chilly evening, criticizing what they called Trump’s racism, sexism and ... Read More »

From Trump Tower to White House

News Desk The US has got its first president, who has never held a public office or served the military.  The controversial billionaire was considered an unlikely nominee for the Republican presidential candidate. But Donald Trump has pulled off a stunning upset on Wednesday and clinched the White House after a campaign which has been unusually bitter. The businessman Donald ... Read More »

Donald Trump wins US presidency stunning world

NEW YORK : Donald Trump stunned America and the world Wednesday, riding a wave of populist resentment to defeat Hillary Clinton in the race to become the 45th president of the United States, reports agencies. The Republican mogul defeated his Democratic rival, plunging global markets into turmoil and casting the long-standing global political order, which hinges on Washington’s leadership, into ... Read More »

Shock, despair and silence at Clinton HQ

AFP, New York A stony silence cast a pall early Wednesday over what was meant to be Hillary Clinton’s presidential victory party as, one by one, states turned Republican red for Donald Trump. The billionaire property mogul had not yet won the White House but for many, it was only a question of time. No one was expecting such a ... Read More »

Analysis: He made a fool of the world

Inam Ahmed and Shakhawat Liton, The Daily Star The bafflement and bewilderment among the saner heads are now widespread as the US election results show Trump has triumphed.  The feelings sloshing around us are understandable. How could a man so unfit to head a superpower, so unreliable, so sexually scandalous and so misogynic and racist could make such a comeback? ... Read More »