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Trump wins presidency, defeats Clinton in historic election upset


Donald Trump, defying the pundits and polls to the end, defeated Hillary Clinton in Tuesday’s presidential election and claimed an establishment-stunning victory that exposes the depth of voter dissatisfaction – and signals immense changes ahead for American policy at home ...

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Trump, Clinton make final pitches as early votes counted in tiny New Hampshire towns


Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton started off neck-and-neck in the 2016 presidential election, as Trump won over the voters of three New Hampshire precincts early Tuesday morning, 32-25. Polls opened and shut quickly in the tiny hamlets of Dixville Notch, ...

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Clinton was funded by ISIL


Whistleblower Julian Assange has given one of his most incendiary interviews ever in a John Pilger Special, courtesy of Dartmouth Films, in which he summarizes what can be gleaned from the tens of thousands of Clinton emails released by WikiLeaks ...

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US election 2016: Battlegrounds targeted as polls tighten


Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have made renewed attacks on each other’s fitness for office as polls suggest the race for the White House is tightening. Mrs Clinton – who has seen her national opinion poll lead shrink in recent ...

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Italy earthquake: 6.6-magnitude tremor rocks nation’s center


A powerful 6.6-magnitude earthquake rocked central Italy on Sunday morning, injuring at least 20 people, in the strongest tremor to hit the country in more than three decades. The earthquake follows tremors last week and comes on off the heels ...

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60 civilians killed, 200 injured as US-led coalition strikes Mosul Iraq


US-led coalition airstrikes in Mosul, Iraq have killed over 60 civilians and wounded over 200 more over the past few days, Russia says. Lieutenant General Sergei Rudskoi, chief of the Main Operational Directorate of the General Staff of the Russian ...

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First woman to conquer Mount Everest, dies at 77


The first woman to ascend Everest, Japanese climber Junko Tabei, has died aged 77. Tabei reached the summit of the world’s highest mountain in 1975, at the age of 35. Tabei was just 4’9″, but she was a giant in ...

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More than 800 days of no illegal boat arrivals to Australia


The border policy contrast between the Coalition and Labor could not be starker. Under the Coalition Government, this month marks 800 days without the arrival of one illegal people smuggling boat to Australia. Under Labor, more than 800 boats arrived ...

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Colombian President won Nobel Peace Prize 2016


The 2016 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos for his efforts to end Colombia’s long-running civil war with the FARC guerrilla group, CNN reported today. The peace prize committee awarded Santos the prize for ...

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Antonio Guterres will take over UNSG from Ban Ki-moon


According to UN diplomats Portugal’s former Prime Minister Antonio Guterres is poised to become the next UN secretary general. Mr Guterres, 67, was the “clear favourite”, Russia’s UN ambassador Vitaly Churkin announced on Wednesday. A formal vote will take place ...

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