US Elections: News

Gemini, ChatGPT ignore AI guardrails, policies to generate political content

Despite Google and OpenAI's promises to prevent deceptive AI use in elections, Gemini and ChatGPT can be easily tricked into generating political campaign materials, Gizmodo reports.

06 Sep 2023

Donald Trump

Proud Boys' Enrique Tarrio gets 22-year sentence in Capitol attack

Enrique Tarrio, the former leader of the far-right group Proud Boys, has been sentenced to 22 years in prison for his role in the failed plot to keep Donald Trump in power after the 2020 US elections, The Guardian reported.

29 May 2023

Joe Biden

#NewsBytesExplainer: Why President Joe Biden's son may face serious charges

The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) may press "serious charges" against Hunter Biden, President Joe Biden's son, former US Attorney General William Barr said.

03 Dec 2022


#Twitter Files: Elon Musk reveals pro-left bias, censorship at company

Microblogging platform Twitter is all set to receive its moment of reckoning.

16 Nov 2022

Donald Trump

US: Donald Trump launches presidential campaign for 2024 elections

Former United States (US) President Donald Trump officially declared his candidacy and launched his campaign for the 2024 presidential elections at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida on Tuesday night.

18 Jun 2022


Florida: Woman faces FBI investigation for selling Ashley Biden's diary

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is investigating a Florida woman, who discovered United States (US) President Joe Biden's daughter Ashley Biden's private diary.

04 Jan 2021

Kamala Harris

Biden's inauguration to include presidential escort, virtual parade

President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration on January 20 will include a Pass in Review on the East Front, a presidential escort to the White House, and a virtual parade across the US.

18 Nov 2020

Donald Trump

Trump fires official who rejected conspiracy theories about election fraud

In his quest to convince everyone that Joe Biden won United States Presidential Elections only because of fraud, incumbent President Donald Trump on Tuesday fired an official, whom he had appointed.

08 Nov 2020


Priyanka and other film stars celebrate Joe Biden-Kamala Harris's victory

Many stars from the Indian film fraternity congratulated the United States President-elect Joe Biden and his running mate Kamala Harris for winning the US elections.

04 Nov 2020


US elections: Kanye West concedes defeat, hints at 2024 bid

Rapper Kanye West on Tuesday (local time) voted for himself as the next President of the United States.

03 Nov 2020

Tamil Nadu

Pooja performed in Tamil Nadu village for Kamala Harris's win

In Tamil Nadu, residents of a small village, Thulasendrapuram in Mannargudi Taluk of Tiruvarur district, are following the United States elections closely, as one of their granddaughters, Kamala Harris, is in the fray.

16 Oct 2020

Donald Trump

US Elections: Trump, Biden clash from afar at town halls

American voters on Thursday (local time) heard incumbent President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger Joe Biden tell what they would do after coming to power and how they are the better version of their competitor.

10 Oct 2020

Donald Trump

US Elections: Second Presidential debate between Trump, Biden officially canceled

The second Presidential debate between United States President Donald Trump and Democratic White House hopeful Joe Biden has officially been canceled by the Commission on Presidential Debates, after a series of back and forth arguments involving both campaigns.

21 Sep 2020

Donald Trump

Joe Biden claims 200,000,000 have died of coronavirus in US

Democrat Joe Biden, who is challenging President Donald Trump for the White House, made a gaffe by saying 200 million have died of coronavirus in the United States when in reality the death toll is 204,122.

10 Sep 2020

Donald Trump

US elections: Donald Trump's campaign has already spent $800 million

United States President Donald Trump, who is seeking re-election later this year, is facing a cash crunch with his campaign just 60 days ahead of the Presidential elections.

08 Mar 2019

Michael Flynn

Trump's former campaign-manager Paul Manafort gets 47 months in prison

US President Donald Trump's former campaign chief Paul Manafort was sentenced to 47 months in prison yesterday for tax crimes and bank fraud.

13 Dec 2018

White House

Seriously considering running for US presidency in 2020: Tulsi Gabbard

Tulsi Gabbard, the first Hindu lawmaker in the US Congress, has hinted that she might be running for the White House in 2020.

12 Dec 2018

Donald Trump

#RussiaProbe: Trump's ex-lawyer Michael Cohen sentenced to 3yrs in prison

US President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, has been sentenced to three years in prison by a Manhattan federal court.

29 Nov 2018

Russia News

#RussiaProbe: Trump's ex-lawyer Cohen pleads guilty to lying to Congress

US President Donald Trump's ex-lawyer, Michael Cohen, has pleaded guilty to "deliberately" lying to Congress about a Russian project by Trump Organization, which has been a focus of Special Counsel Mueller's Trump-Russia probe.

06 Nov 2018


US Midterm Polls: FB, Insta block accounts fearing foreign interference

Some 30 of Facebook accounts and 85 Instagram accounts were blocked over concerns that they may be linked to foreign entities and aimed at interfering in the US midterm elections.

15 Oct 2018

Donald Trump

Trump believes China also meddled in 2016 US presidential elections

US President Donald Trump has alleged China, in addition to Russia, meddled in the 2016 US presidential elections.

13 Sep 2018

Donald Trump

Won't tolerate any form of foreign meddling in elections: Trump

The United States will not tolerate any form of foreign interference in its elections, US President Donald Trump said yesterday after signing an executive order that initiates actions, including sanctions, against foreign entities who meddle or even attempt to interfere in US polls.

14 Jul 2018

Hillary Clinton

Mueller's probe: 12 Russians indicted in 2016 US election hacking

The US Justice Department has indicted 12 Russian intelligence officers for hacking the servers of senior Democrats, including their Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton, in the 2016 US Presidential Election.

24 Feb 2018

Michael Flynn

Now, Trump-aide charged with "paying European ex-politicians"

After charges of tax and bank fraud, fresh trouble arose for US President Donald Trump's ex-campaign chairman, Paul Manafort.

21 Feb 2018

Russia News

US-elections Russian interference probe: Lawyer accused of lying pleads guilty

Special Counsel Robert Mueller probing Russian interference in the 2016 US elections charged a lawyer for lying about his communications with former Trump campaign aide Richard Gates, who himself faces financial crime allegations.

04 Feb 2018

Russia News

Trump-Russia connection: Democrats claim firing special counsel will cause crisis

The crisis surrounding Russia's alleged involvement in US elections has worsened.

23 Jan 2018

Michael Flynn

In a first, US Attorney General questioned in Russia investigation

After former chief strategist Steve Bannon, US Attorney General Jeff Sessions was interviewed by Robert Mueller as part of the investigation into Russia's involvement in the 2016 presidential elections.

18 Jan 2018

Russia News

Russia Probe: Prosecutors to interview Steve Bannon; no grand-jury testifying

After being subpoenaed to testify before the grand jury, former Trump aide Steve Bannon has instead agreed to be interviewed by Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team as part of the investigation into Russia's alleged interference in 2016 US Presidential Election.

17 Jan 2018

Donald Trump

President Trump's former adviser Steve Bannon summoned in Russia probe

As part of an investigation into Donald Trump campaign's possible links to Russia during the 2016 US Presidential election, a subpoena was issued against Trump's former Chief Strategist Steve Bannon.

11 Nov 2017

Russia News

Trump: Putin was insulted by US election interference claims

US President Donald Trump said his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin felt insulted by allegations of Russia's interference in the US presidential elections.

31 Oct 2017


Trump's former campaign manager charged with fraud over Ukraine dealings

Paul Manafort, Donald Trump's former presidential election campaign manager, has been charged with "conspiracy against the United States" over his business dealings with pro-Russian politicians in Ukraine.

31 Oct 2017


Facebook: Russia-linked posts reached 126 million American users

Facebook has revealed that at least 126 million Americans have seen political adverts posted by Kremlin's operatives both during and after the 2016 US presidential elections.

28 Sep 2017


Paul Horner, notorious fake news writer found dead

Paul Horner, the writer who became famous for his fake news stories during the 2016 US Presidential elections, died at 38.

29 Aug 2017

Donald Trump

Reports: Trump associate bragged that Putin would get Donald elected

A business associate of US President Donald Trump had in 2015 advocated using Russian President Vladimir Putin's help to build a Trump Tower in Moscow, the New York Times (NYT) reported.

09 Nov 2016

Donald Trump

Donald Trump's massive mandate

Donald Trump won 47.5% of the vote share, marginally lower than that of Clinton; this still resulted in a stunning 278 electoral votes for the Republicans.