u.s. election

Iran’s Guards Using Trump Victory to Claw Back Power

By Parisa Hafezi ANKARA, Nov 21 – Donald Trump’s victory and the war on Daesh have given Iran’s hard-line Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps what it sees as a unique opportunity to claw back economic and political power it had lost. Sidelined after a nuclear deal was reached with Iranian reformist leaders and the administration of

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Anti-Trump Protest Leaders Say Preparing for Long Fight

By Scott Malone BOSTON – The protests in major U.S. cities against Republican Donald Trump’s surprise presidential election victory have been impromptu affairs, quickly organised by young Americans with a diverse array of backgrounds and agendas. But as they look out at the next four years with Trump in the White House while his party

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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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U.S. Militia Girds for Trouble as Presidential Election Nears

By Justin Mitchell and Andy Sullivan JACKSON, Ga., Nov 2  – Down a Georgia country road, camouflaged members of the Three Percent Security Force have mobilized for rifle practice, hand-to-hand combat training — and an impromptu campaign rally for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. “How many people are voting for Trump? Ooh-rah!” asks Chris Hill,

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Trump Campaign Signals Possible Shift on Immigration Stance

By Alana Wise and Julia Edwards WASHINGTON, Aug 21 – A senior aide to U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump signaled a possible shift in his hardline immigration policies on Sunday, saying his plans to deport 11 million people who are in the country illegally were under review. Trump has put his vow to toughen

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