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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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Trump’s Chance of Victory Skyrockets in Betting Exchanges, Online Market

By Amy Tennery NEW YORK, Nov 8  – Online trading platform PredictIt and bookermaker Paddy Power showed a massive reversal of fortune for U.S. presidential candidates Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton on Tuesday night, as the New York businessman’s chances of taking the White House skyrocketed on both. Trump stunned many political experts,

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Voting Extended in North Carolina but Not in Colorado after Court Requests

By Colleen Jenkins and Mica Rosenberg WINSTON-SALEM, N.C./NEW YORK, Nov 9 – North Carolina extended voting times in several precincts during Tuesday’s presidential election but Colorado rejected a bid to keep polls open longer after both states experienced problems with electronic voting systems. In North Carolina, advocates including the National Association for the Advancement of Colored

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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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U.S. Voters Look to Game Election System by ‘Trading’ Ballots

By Joseph Ax NEW YORK  – Sophy Warner wanted to vote for third-party U.S. presidential candidate Jill Stein. But she worried that her ballot, cast in the swing state of Ohio, might help Republican Donald Trump capture the White House. Through the website “Trump Traders,” the 20-year-old biology student at Cleveland State University got in

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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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Clinton and Trump Chase Last-Minute Support on U.S. Election Eve

By Amanda Becker and Emily Stephenson PHILADELPHIA/MANCHESTER, N.H., Pa., Nov 8 – The U.S. presidential campaign neared its end on Monday in the same angry tone it began, with Republican Donald Trump calling Democrat Hillary Clinton a “phony” and Clinton accusing him of splitting the country, as a new Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll showed Clinton with

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