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78-year-old man charged with assaulting protester at Trump rally

A 78-year-old white man accused of punching a black protester in the face during a rally in North Carolina for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has been arrested on an assault charge, a local sheriff's office said on Thursday.

Trump campaign chief charged with battery of reporter

Donald Trump's presidential campaign manager was arrested and charged with battery Tuesday for allegedly grabbing a reporter, in a dramatic new illustration of the tensions surrounding the Republican frontrunner's White House bid.

Republican Cruz crushes Trump in Wisconsin

Republican Ted Cruz easily won the Wisconsin presidential primary on Tuesday, dealing a blow to front-runner Donald Trump's hopes of amassing enough delegates for the party's nomination and boosting chances of a rare contested convention.
April 06, 2016 | 11:35 am GMT+7

Trump, Clinton win New York, take big step toward presidential nomination

Front-runners Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton rolled to easy wins in New York state's presidential nominating contests on Tuesday, recapturing lost campaign momentum and taking big steps toward capturing their respective parties' nominations.
April 20, 2016 | 11:00 am GMT+7

Pepper spray flies between Trump supporters, opponents in CA

A rally in front of the Anaheim City Hall erupted into chaos when Trump supporters and opponents used pepper spray on each other. Supporters and opponents of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump came to blows outside the Anaheim City Hall on Tuesday, local media said.A group of Trump supporters had gathered to oppose a resolution being considered by the City Council that would have denounced Trump's "divisive rhetoric".According to local media, Trump supporters and critics began yelling at each other, before both sides opened fire with fired pepper sprayMedia reports said at least two girls and a man needed medical treatment.The motion being considered was by brought by a councilwoman who said Trump's rhetoric and language went against the grain of the city's core values of kindness and inclusivity, media said.Police said no arrests were made.
April 27, 2016 | 04:25 pm GMT+7

Anti-Trump protests break out for 2nd day in California

Protests erupted in California for the second day in a row on Friday against U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump, who is moving closer to winning the Republican nomination after a string of victories this week.
April 30, 2016 | 03:19 pm GMT+7

Obama torches Trump at his final Washington correspondents' dinner

U.S. President Barack Obama on Saturday took aim at Democrats and Republicans alike in his final appearance headlining the star-studded White House correspondents' dinner, but saved his sharpest barbs for Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump.
May 01, 2016 | 04:16 pm GMT+7

Obama roasts Trump at star-studded dinner

U.S. President Barack Obama draws big laughs as he roasts Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump at the White House Correspondents' Dinner. U.S. President Barack Obama added "comedian" to his resume for a final time on Saturday (April 30) as he drew big laughs in his last appearance at the annual White House correspondents' dinner, a night of playful ribbing of both politicians and the news media."You know I'm going to talk about Trump!" he cried, referring to the Republican presidential front-runner."I'm a little hurt he's not here. We had so much fun the last time. And it is surprising, You've got a room full of reporters, celebrities, cameras, and he says no," Obama joked. "Is this dinner too tacky for 'The Donald?'"The president also gave a shout-out to Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, who was in the audience.The black-tie event, which Obama has previously joked is "a night when Washington celebrates itself," brings together journalists and media moguls with Hollywood stars and power brokers from Capitol Hill and beyond.White House hopeful Bernie Sanders, Vice President Joe Biden and International Monetary Fund head Christine Lagarde were among the politicos mingling with celebrities, including actress Emma Watson of "Harry Potter" fame and singer Gladys Knight.
May 01, 2016 | 04:44 pm GMT+7

Trump on his way to Republican nomination after Cruz drops out

Republican front-runner Donald Trump all but sealed the party's presidential nomination on Tuesday with a commanding victory in Indiana that forced rival Ted Cruz to finally end his campaign.
May 04, 2016 | 11:43 am GMT+7

Ted Cruz drops out, Trump soars from long-shot to presumptive Republican nominee

U.S. Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz drops out of his party's race for the White House after losing the Indiana primary to front-runner Donald Trump, while Kasich vows to stay in the race.
May 04, 2016 | 11:44 am GMT+7

As Trump becomes presumptive nominee, China urges objectivity

China on Wednesday urged people in the United States to take a rational and objective view of the relationship between the two countries, after Republican front-runner Donald Trump became the party's presumptive presidential nominee.
May 05, 2016 | 08:19 am GMT+7

Trump, lone survivor in Republican White House race, now must unify party

Donald Trump on Wednesday became the last man standing in the race for the Republican U.S. presidential nomination and faced the challenge of repairing deep fissures in the party, as his sole remaining rival, John Kasich, ended his campaign.
May 05, 2016 | 08:29 am GMT+7

Republican Kasich suspends presidential bid

Ohio Governor John Kasich announces he is ending his longshot presidential bid, leaving Donald Trump's path clear to capture the Republican nomination.
May 05, 2016 | 08:37 am GMT+7

As Trump becomes presumptive nominee, China urges objectivity

China on Wednesday urged people in the United States to take a rational and objective view of the relationship between the two countries, after Republican front-runner Donald Trump became the party's presumptive presidential nominee. Trump has proposed that tariffs on imported Chinese goods be increased to up to 45 percent and asserted that China had waged "economic war" against the United States, taking American jobs. On Sunday, he compared the U.S. trade deficit with China to rape. China is the United States' largest trading partner. Asked whether China was worried at the prospect of a Trump presidency, after his commanding win in Indiana and as top rival Ted Cruz bowed out of the race, Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei said the election was as internal affair he could not comment on. "What needs to be pointed out is that the essence of Sino-US trade and business cooperation is mutually beneficial and win-win, and accords with the interests of both sides," Hong told a daily news briefing. "We hope people in all fields can rationally and objectively view this relationship," he added, without elaborating. Chinese officials have generally avoided criticising Trump directly, though they have made indirect criticism of his proposal to ban Muslims from entering the United States and indirectly rebuffed his assertion that China is stealing U.S. jobs. However, last month Finance Minister Lou Jiwei criticised Trump, calling him "an irrational type" due to his tariffs proposal on imported Chinese goods. The United States reported a $366-billion trade deficit with China in 2015, up from $343 billion in 2014 - the largest U.S. trade imbalance with any nation. China's tightly controlled state media has largely stuck to reporting the facts about Trump, with some notable exceptions. In March, influential tabloid the Global Times accused Trump of bei
May 05, 2016 | 08:39 am GMT+7

Trump to testify in Trump University lawsuit after Nov. 8 vote -reports

Donald Trump will testify after the Nov. 8 presidential election in a class-action lawsuit that accuses him and his now-defunct Trump University of defrauding people who paid up to $35,000 for real estate seminars, media reports said on Friday, citing his attorney.
May 07, 2016 | 07:55 am GMT+7
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