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Clinton accuses China of hacking US secrets

Hillary Clinton accused China of stealing 'huge amounts' of government information. Credit: Reuters

Hillary Clinton has accused China of stealing commercial secrets and "huge amounts" of government information.

She also claimed the country tried to "hack into everything that doesn't move in America."

Speaking at a campaign event in New Hampshire, America's Democratic presidential candidate said she wanted to see China's peaceful rise.

"But we also have to be fully vigilant," she said. "China's military is growing very quickly, they're establishing military installations that again threaten countries we have treaties with, like the Philippines because they are building on contested property."

US officials say China is the top suspect in the massive hacking of a US government agency that compromised the personnel records of at least 4.2 million current and former workers.

China denies hacking into the computers of the US Office of Personnel Management.

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Hillary and Bill Clinton 'earn $25 million' for speeches

Credit: Reuters

Hillary and Bill Clinton have earned over $25 million for delivering over 100 speeches since 2014, US media has reported.

The Washington Post and Wall Street Journal say that they obtained the information from financial disclosure forms.

Hillary Clinton, who is the front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2016, also earned $5 million in royalties for her book, "Hard Choices," which was released in June, according to the newspapers.

Clinton set for first campaign events of presidency bid

Hillary Clinton is beginning a tour of the United States as her bid to become President starts in earnest.

The former Secretary of State will be attending her first events in Iowa this week, after launching her campaign yesterday.

She tweeted from a stop in Pennsylvania: "Met a great family when we stopped this afternoon. Many more to come."

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Hillary Clinton promises to be America's 'champion'

The former first lady Hillary Clinton has officially declared she wants to become the next US President.

In a video message she announced her intention to run for the Democratic nomination in 2016, telling Americans she wants to be 'their champion.' Mrs Clinton lost out to Barack Obama who won the nomination in 2008 and he's now endorsed her candidacy.

ITV News Washington Correspondent Robert Moore reports:

Hillary Clinton announces 2016 US presidential run

Former US secretary of state Hillary Clinton has announced her decision to run as a candidate in the 2016 presidential race.

On her official website, Ms Clinton says that she wants to be the "champion" of the American people.

Obama: Hillary Clinton would be 'excellent president'

Hillary Clinton would be an "excellent president," US President Barack Obama said on Saturday, one day before his former secretary of state is expected to announce her campaign for the White House in 2016.

Obama: Hillary Clinton would be 'excellent president'. Credit: PA

"She was a formidable candidate in 2008, she was a great supporter of mine in the general election, she was an outstanding secretary of state, she is my friend. I think she would be an excellent president," Obama said during a news conference at the Americas summit in Panama City.

Clinton to announce intention to run for President

Hillary Clinton is due to announce her intention to seek nomination to run for president for the Democrats on Sunday.

The former US Secretary of State is expected to make the announcement through video and social media, a party official said today.

Following the announcement, she will travel to the key voting states of Iowa and New Hampshire, the source, who is close to Clinton, said.

"She's expected to make her intention to run known on Sunday," the source said.

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