Hillary Clinton ‘wins Democratic nomination’

CLINTON{BBC NEWS} – Hillary Clinton has clinched the Democratic Party nomination for US president after reaching the required number of delegates, according to AP.

The news agency’s tally puts Mrs Clinton on 2,383 – the number needed to become the presumptive nominee.

She reached the threshold with a big win in Puerto Rico and a burst of last-minute support from party insiders called superdelegates, AP said.

She will become the first female nominee for a major US political party.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.