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    Trump packs transition team with loyalists and family

    Reuters | Updated at 10:15am on November 12, 2016

    President-elect Donald Trump began laying the groundwork on Friday to take office on January 20, 2017, gathering the most loyal advisers from his insurgent campaign...

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    Trump says he's considering keeping parts of Obamacare

    Reuters | Updated at 09:50am on November 12, 2016

    President-elect Donald Trump told the Wall Street Journal he is considering retaining parts of president Barack Obama's healthcare law including provisions letting parents keep adult...

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    Anti-Trump protests continue

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 08:50am on November 12, 2016

    Donald Trump is to huddle Saturday with his White House transition team for a second day over cabinet picks as the president-elect says he is...

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    Fresh protests erupt in US cities over Trump win

    ReutersAgence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 02:45pm on November 11, 2016

    Thousands of protesters angry over Donald Trump’s election win took to the streets for a second straight night, with at least one demonstration degenerating into...

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    Obama hails ‘excellent’ White House talks with Trump

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 01:16am on November 11, 2016

    US president Barack Obama and US president-elect Donald Trump put acerbic rows and profound differences aside in a 90-minute transition meeting at the White House...

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    Trump’s win prompts protests

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 08:25am on November 10, 2016

    Protesters burned a giant orange-haired head of Donald Trump in effigy, lit fires in the streets and blocked traffic as rage over the billionaire’s election...

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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...

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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...

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    No idea what Trump would do as president: Merkel ally

    Reuters | Updated at 01:38pm on November 09, 2016

    A senior member of German chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative party said on German radio on Wednesday that the German government was uncertain what Republican Donald...