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Defeated U.S. Candidate Clinton Says: “Fight For Our Values”

By Ian Simpson WASHINGTON, Nov 17 – Defeated Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton called on Wednesday for a renewed fight for a more-inclusive United States despite disappointment over an election loss that laid bare national divisions. In her first public remarks since conceding to Republican Donald Trump last week, Clinton said that many Americans were

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Clinton Thanks Staff, Supporters Behind Historic Bid for U.S. Presidency

By Amanda Becker NEW YORK – Hillary Clinton walked onto the ballroom stage Wednesday morning to do what many had considered unthinkable: thank her campaign staff after failing in her bid to become the first woman elected U.S. president, instead of the anticipated victory speech under a symbolic glass ceiling. Hundreds of staffers and supporters

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Trump Triumphs Over Clinton in White House Upset

By Steve Holland and John Whitesides Nov 9  – Republican Donald Trump stunned the world on Tuesday by defeating heavily favored Hillary Clinton in the race for the White House, ending eight years of Democratic rule and sending the United States on a new, uncertain path. A wealthy real-estate developer and former reality TV host,

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Trump’s Surprise Wins in Key U.S. States Rattle World Markets

By Steve Holland and Emily Stephenson Nov 8 – Republican Donald Trump scored a series of shocking wins in battleground U.S. states including Florida and Ohio on Tuesday, opening a path to the White House for the political outsider and rattling world markets that had counted on a win by Democrat Hillary Clinton. With investors

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U.S. Election Largely Peaceful, Despite Intimidation, Glitches

By Julia Harte, Andy Sullivan and David Ingram WASHINGTON/PHILADELPHIA, Nov 9 – Voters and civil rights groups reported long lines, isolated cases of malfunctioning equipment and some harassment at polling places in Tuesday’s U.S. presidential election but fears of widespread violence at the polls did not materialize. Nationwide, civil rights groups logged unusual levels of voter

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Republicans Defend U.S. House Majority, Senate on Razor’s Edge

By Richard Cowan and Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON, Nov 9 – Republicans will maintain their six-year control over the U.S. House of Representatives, according to early network projections, as the party also put up an unexpectedly tough fight to protect their majority in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday. The ABC and NBC television networks said Republicans,

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Trump, Clinton Wage Tight Battles in Ohio, Florida and Elsewhere

By Amanda Becker and John Whitesides Nov 9 – Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton waged a close battle in several crucial battleground states on Tuesday in their bitter race for the White House, although opinion polls gave Clinton an edge in the closing hours of the campaign. With voting completed in more than

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Trump or Clinton? Israelis Fret, But Either is a Likely Ally

By Luke Baker JERUSALEM, Nov 8  – Most of the world follows U.S. presidential elections closely, but Israel can seem particularly obsessive, endlessly assessing which candidate will better protect its interests and breaking down their every comment for policy clues. As America votes on Tuesday, a cartoon in the left-leaning Israeli newspaper Haaretz captured a

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At Long Last, Americans Decide Between Clinton and Trump

By Steve Holland NEW YORK, Nov 8 – Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump face the judgment of the voters on Tuesday as millions of Americans turn out on Election Day to pick the next U.S. president and end a bruising campaign that polls said favored Clinton. In a battle centered largely on the

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