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    Obama, Clinton vow smooth transition for Trump

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 12:53am on November 11, 2016

    Barack Obama and his vanquished would-be successor Hillary Clinton sought Wednesday to heal the wounds opened by the most acrimonious US election in memory, as...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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    Americans turn out to pick president

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:29am on November 09, 2016

    Eager voters crowded into polling stations to choose a new US president Tuesday after a wild and bitter contest between the billionaire populist Donald Trump...

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    Trump, Clinton in end-game fight

    Agence France-Presse . Leesburg, United States | Updated at 12:18am on November 08, 2016

    White House rivals Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump were due to duel Monday for a handful of must-win states in an end-game election frenzy capping...

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    Clinton, Trump scramble to win over voters

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:58am on November 07, 2016

    Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton packed their schedules with last minute campaign events Sunday, two days out from an election that has gripped the world...

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    In final week, Trump aims to flip Democrat strongholds

    Agence France-Presse . Eau Claire, United States | Updated at 12:41am on November 03, 2016

    Republican Donald Trump has spent much of the past week in enemy territory, desperate to poach a Democratic state and carve a perilously narrow path...

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    Venezuela's Maduro meets opposition at Vatican-led talks

    Reuters | Updated at 10:15am on October 31, 2016

    Venezuela's unpopular socialist leader Nicolas Maduro shook hands with opposition leaders at Vatican-convened talks on Sunday, but his wary foes threatened to...