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Countdown: Betting sites see record wagering on U.S. presidential election Countdown: Betting sites see record wagering on U.S. presidential election
- November 09, 2016

It stands a good chance of breaking the all-time Betfair record of £127 million , set by the Brexit vote in June. The odds of Trump or Hillary Clinton winning the nation's highest office have essentially settled to a coin toss, the United Kingdom -based internet exchange reported on Tuesday evening. (more...)
Dakota Access Pipeline protesters gather peacefully at state capital
- November 09, 2016

Peter Morales, president of the Boston-based Unitarian Universalist Association. In a video posted to Facebook Wednesday, Sacheen Seitcham of the West Coast Women Warriors Society described law enforcement's actions against the activists and held up a projectile she said they fired. (more...)
The Empire State Building has transformed into a giant, glowing election tracker The Empire State Building has transformed into a giant, glowing election tracker
- November 09, 2016

It also includes a countdown clock that tracks when polls close throughout the United States. The Empire State Building will be lit up with up-to-the-minute results of the November 8 race. The ESB projections will continue throughout the evening and ultimately call the race, casting an image of the POTUS over Manhattan. And once the final results are in, a projection of either Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump will be featured on the building, according to CNN . (more...)
Polls open, letting a final day of voting begin
- November 09, 2016

Voters came to to cast their ballots before the Tuesday election. Before setting out to the polls, Trump made a last round of calls to television and radio stations, starting with the "Fox and Friends" show on Fox News. Presidential elections usually include sporadic voting problems, including machines not working properly, long lines and issues with ballots or voter rolls. (more...)
Weakened South Korean president takes another hit
- November 09, 2016

Prosecutors have entered Samsung-owned buildings as part of an investigation into whether it handed over £2.5m in cash to the daughter of Choi Soon-sil, a close ally of president park Guen-hye, amidst suggestions it was seeking political favours. (more...)
Brexit row may lead to public unrest: Farage Brexit row may lead to public unrest: Farage
- November 09, 2016

Organisers at Leave.EU, which had the backing of Farage in the run-up to the June referendum, said that the UKIP leader had already " secured support from thousands of Leave voters " for the march and legal action. " The temperature of this is very, very high ". Also appearing on Andrew Marr, investment manager Gina Miller, who brought the High Court case against the government, insisted the United Kingdom had a representative democracy which ensured politicians had to debate issues. (more...)
Trump files Nevada voting lawsuit Trump files Nevada voting lawsuit
- November 09, 2016

Donald Trump's campaign tried to make the case Tuesday that the presidential election in Las Vegas's home county might be rigged. But Heck's taken heat from both sides of the political spectrum over his middling stance on Donald Trump . (more...)
Another soldier killed in Pak shelling along LoC
- November 09, 2016

A Pakistani soldier patrols in Mandhole village in Tatta Pani sector near the Line of Control (LoC) in Pakistan-administered Kashmir on October 1, 2016. A total of 19 people, including 12 civilians and 7 Army and BSF jawans, have been killed and more than 80 wounded in Pakistani shelling and firing along the IB and LoC in Jammu region since October 21. (more...)
New Hampshire Town Polls Open And Close First New Hampshire Town Polls Open And Close First
- November 09, 2016

The grand total for all three gave Trump a 32-to-25 edge over Clinton. Dixville Notch has had the honor of launching the voting, symbolically, since 1960. Polls in the town opened just after midnight closed as soon as everyone had voted. With growing media attention over the practice, residents voted to stop the practice in 1964, however it was reinstated in 1996. (more...)
Finally, it's Clinton or Trump: Long race ends, voters pick
- November 09, 2016

Attempts to vote twice are rare. Clinton has denounced Trump for calling Mexican immigrants "rapists" and promoting a ban on Muslims entering the US, and for his long line of remarks about women that culminated in an audio in which he bragged about grabbing their genitals. (more...)
Government 'Planning to Rush Brexit Through Parliament' Government 'Planning to Rush Brexit Through Parliament'
- November 09, 2016

The government, however, faces strong political pressure to respect the referendum that passed with 52 percent of the vote. The United Kingdom as a whole voted to leave the European Union in a referendum in June, but Scotland and Northern Ireland voted to remain in the bloc. (more...)
Jury awards $3 million in damages over Rolling Stone rape story
- November 09, 2016

A federal jury on Monday awarded US$3 million in damages to a University of Virginia official found to have been defamed in a discredited 2014 story about a purported gang rape on campus. NPR's David Folkenflik reported that the April 2015 report found "repeated, fundamental errors in the magazine's reporting and editing process". Rolling Stone's team claims this estimate is exaggerated because it's based off numbers meant for advertisers, according to CNN. (more...)
Hillary Clinton, Jon Bon Jovi conquer the Mannequin Challenge
- November 09, 2016

Obama said, in her own send-off to the nation. We are stronger together. "America is not America without its people", Gaga said in a rousing speech. The users rallying against the singer were mostly conservative people and Trump supporters. (more...)
India, UK to boost cooperation in tackling cyber terrorism: May
- November 09, 2016

Modi further said that both countries face numerous economic challenges in the current global environment which directly affect trade and commerce. "We together have to create new opportunities", he added. According to the report, India and Japan are also likely to agree that if New Delhi conducts a nuclear test, the bilateral cooperation will stop. (more...)
Tennesseans go to the polls to decide between Trump, Clinton Tennesseans go to the polls to decide between Trump, Clinton
- November 09, 2016

Kaminsky won the seat by 1,000 votes when former Republican Senator Dean Skelos stepped down from office due to corruption in May 2016. The GOP nominee tells his final rally crowd in Grand Rapids, Michigan that: "If we don't win, this will be the single greatest waste of time, energy and money in my life". (more...)
Ryan: GOP Not Donald Trump's Party
- November 09, 2016

Others have complained about Ryan's lack of support for Trump. There is some concern that Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump might push voters away from other Republicans, like Johnson. The House speaker's relationship with Trump has been lukewarm at best. Operatives from both parties say Clinton would need almost a double-digit lead over Trump, and Democrats would need an 8 to 10 percentage-point advantage over Republicans when people are asked which party's congressional ... (more...)
Turkey's pro-Kurd HDP party boycotts parliament after arrests
- November 09, 2016

The Peoples' Democratic Party , or HDP, says its deputies will stop taking part in sessions of the legislature or meetings of parliamentary commissions. TAK said on its website one of its fighters, Kamal Hakkari, blew himself up in a suicide attack in Diyarbakir in response to the "murderous policies" and "inexorable pressure" of the government in the southeast of the country. (more...)
Donald Trump beats Hillary Clinton in Google searches
- November 09, 2016

While the polls have limitations, they provide an early look at the demographics of the electorate. She also campaigned with Khizr Khan, the father of a slain U.S. Trump has to perform well there and has sent surrogates like Ivanka and Melania Trump to campaign for him in hopes of winning over suburban women. Can Trump score in the Upper Midwest? Much attention will also be paid to the small northeastern state of New Hampshire, which normally votes for Democrats but is seen as possibly ... (more...)
Convoluted US election system explained
- November 09, 2016

Despite what you may hear from candidates, the founders weren't big fans of democracy, which they regarded as a half-step away from mob rule. On November 8, the Americans do not only vote for President but also a new Congress and tens of thousands of local representatives. (more...)
Why I will sue Mimiko when elected as Ondo governor - Jimoh Ibrahim Why I will sue Mimiko when elected as Ondo governor - Jimoh Ibrahim
- November 09, 2016

A statement issued yesterday by Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, said Buhari spoke at a state dinner in Benin, Edo State on Monday. He also said Jegede, who contested the governorship nomination of the party, had approached the president of the court for the penal, adding that it was against fair hearing. (more...)