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Facebook says it suspends accounts tied to Putin ally for meddling in Africa

Facebook says it suspends accounts tied to Putin ally for meddling in Africa

Facebook Inc said on Wednesday it had suspended three networks of Russian accounts that attempted to interfere in the domestic politics of eight African countries

US Democrats want $300 million to fight possible Russia election tampering

US Democrats want $300 million to fight possible Russia election tampering

US Democratic leaders called on Congress on Wednesday to give the Federal Bureau of Investigation $300 million to fight Russian efforts to interfere in congressional and state elections in November.

Trump says he believes Putin's election meddling denials

Trump says he believes Putin's election meddling denials

US president Donald Trump Saturday said he believes Vladimir Putin's assurances that he did not meddle in US elections that propelled him to power, adding the Russian leader felt "very insulted" by the allegations.

Trump victory provokes global shock and angst

Trump victory provokes global shock and angst

Donald Trump's improbable victory in the US presidential election provoked global shock and angst on Wednesday over the implications for everything from trade to human rights and climate change.

Wall Street elite stunned at Trump triumph

Wall Street elite stunned at Trump triumph

From plush penthouse apartments on the Upper East Side to bars in midtown Manhattan, New York's financial community watched in stunned dismay on Wednesday as Republican Donald Trump clinched the White House.

Gulf markets sink in line with global shares on Trump win

Gulf markets sink in line with global shares on Trump win

Stock markets in the Gulf fell sharply in line with global bourses in morning trade on Wednesday as investors faced up to a shock win by Donald Trump in the US presidential election.

Dollar tanks as Trump takes lead in fiercely fought US election

Dollar tanks as Trump takes lead in fiercely fought US election

The dollar tumbled more than three percent against the yen while the Mexican peso sank to a record low on Wednesday, as Republican Donald Trump took a shocking lead in the fiercely-contested US election.

Clinton or Trump? America votes at last

Clinton or Trump? America votes at last

A nervous world turned its gaze to America's 200 million-strong electorate Tuesday as it chooses whether to send the first female president or a populist property tycoon to the White House.

US stocks flat as poll shows narrow Clinton lead

US stocks flat as poll shows narrow Clinton lead

Wall Street stocks were little changed early Thursday after a new poll showing Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton with a narrow lead in the US presidential contest over Republican Donald Trump.

Trump apologizes for his crude remarks in 2005 video

Trump apologizes for his crude remarks in 2005 video

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump apologized early Saturday for vulgar language he used about groping and kissing women in a 2005 video whose release has rocked his campaign.

Assange signals documents’ release before US election

Assange signals documents’ release before US election

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said on Tuesday the group would publish about one million documents related to the US election and three governments in coming weeks, but denied the release was aimed at damaging Hillary Clinton.

Clinton suffers surprise loss in key US primary as Trump triumphs

Clinton suffers surprise loss in key US primary as Trump triumphs

Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton suffered a surprise loss to challenger Bernie Sanders in a major state primary Tuesday, as billionaire Donald Trump notched a trio of easy victories in the Republican presidential nomination race.