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    Four dead after Rio police helicopter 'shot down by gang'

    BBC | Updated at 08:55am on November 20, 2016

    Four police officers have died after their helicopter crashed over Rio de Janeiro's notorious City of God favela...

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    Thousands of Americans pledge to side with Muslims amid talk of registry

    Reuters . New York | Updated at 12:57am on November 20, 2016

    Thousands of Americans have pledged online to stand in solidarity with Muslims in the United States amid suggestions from president-elect Donald Trump’s camp that he...

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    Colombia, rebels agree revised peace deal to end 52-year war

    Reuters | Updated at 09:50am on November 13, 2016

    Colombia's government and the Marxist FARC rebels said on Saturday they agreed on a revised peace deal to end a 52-year war, six weeks after...

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    Govt asked to amend Warrant of Precedence

    M Moneruzzaman | Updated at 01:02am on November 11, 2016

    The Appellate Division on Wednesday directed the government to amend the Warrant of Precedence and place constitutional post holders at the top of it...

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    Who’s in line for a Trump cabinet spot?

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:54am on November 11, 2016

    As his new administration takes shape, president-elect Donald Trump’s cabinet choices will tell whether he intends to lean on a conventional Republican bench to govern...

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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...