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    Republicans maintain grip on power in US Congress

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:44am on November 10, 2016

    Republicans thwarted Democratic efforts to retake Congress in Tuesday’s historic US election, using a show of conservative force to maintain control of the Senate and House of Representatives...

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    Clinton offers to work with Trump

    Reuters . New York | Updated at 12:36am on November 10, 2016

    Democrat Hillary Clinton conceded the 2016 US White House race to Republican Donald Trump on Wednesday and offered to work with the president-elect, who she hoped would be a successful leader for all Americans...

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    Trump triumphs

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 12:14am on November 10, 2016

    Republican Donald Trump stunned the world by defeating heavily favoured rival Hillary Clinton in Tuesday’s presidential election, ending eight years of Democratic rule and sending the United States on a new, uncertain path...

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    At Clinton HQ, horror and disbelief

    Agence France-Presse . NY | Updated at 11:14pm on November 09, 2016

    A stony silence turned to sheer horror early Wednesday for Hillary Clinton’s supporters at what was meant to be her presidential victory party as it became painfully clear she would not close the gap with Donald Trump...

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    Bus carrying Shiite pilgrims crashes in Iran, 26 dead

    Associated Press | Updated at 07:55pm on November 09, 2016

    Iran's state TV says a bus carrying Shiite pilgrims has crashed, killing 26 people and wounding 16 others...

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    Monitor says strike by US-led coalition kills 16 north of Syria's Raqqa

    Reuters | Updated at 02:35pm on November 09, 2016

    The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said a US-led coalition air strike killed at least 16 people overnight in a town north of Islamic State's Syrian stronghold of Raqqa...

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    Seven killed in London tram derailment

    Associated Press | Updated at 08:26pm on November 09, 2016

    Seven people were killed and more than 50 injured when a tram derailed while rounding a tight curve in a rainstorm in south London Wednesday...

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    Obama congratulates Trump, schedules Thursday meeting

    Reuters | Updated at 06:23pm on November 09, 2016

    Democratic president Barack Obama called Republican Donald Trump to congratulate him on his election victory early on Wednesday and invited him to the White House on Thursday to discuss the transition of power, the White House said.

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    Anti-Trump demonstrators set fires, break windows in California

    Reuters | Updated at 04:45pm on November 09, 2016

    Protests against Donald Trump broke out in California's Bay Area late on Tuesday after the Republican candidate won the US presidential election...

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    A divided America struggles to heal after ‘ugly election’

    Reuters | Updated at 03:10pm on November 09, 2016

    ‘He lies,’ huffed Janet Foster. ‘And he’s a dirty old man,’ chimed in her sister Jean as they discussed Donald Trump’s flaws a few days before he was elected the new...