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US midterm elections mark the beginning of the ‘Year of the Woman’

A record number of women have been elected to the US Senate and House of Representatives

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Democrats hope to sway voters as US heads to midterm polls

All 435 seats of House of Representatives are up for grabs

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Facebook removes 82 fake accounts and pages linked to Iran

Facebook hasn’t found any evidence to suggest they’re connected to the Iranian govt

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Facebook launches ‘war room’ to tackle fake election news

It has been set up ahead of the midterm elections in the US

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Pence paints China as enemy in US election

China is meddling in America’s democracy, he says

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Under fire, Trump says he misspoke on Russia election meddling

US President Donald Trump said he accepted the intelligence community’s assessment that Russia had meddled in the election

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Cambridge Analytica shared data with Russia: whistleblower

Political consulting group Cambridge Analytica used Russian researchers and shared data with companies linked to Russian intelligence, a whistleblower told a congressional hearing on interference in the 2016 US election Wednesday. Christopher Wylie, who leaked information on the British-based firm’s hijacking of data on millions of Facebook users, told a Senate panel he believes Russian…

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Analysis: With Russian spy case are we headed to a global war?

Russian interference in UK, European countries, America and the Middle East is becoming a major danger for world peace. Evidence is also surfacing on the accusations that Russia interfered with the US Elections 2016. Aside from this, deteriorating relations between European countries and Russia is a big reason for Russian interventions in the Ukraine. Things…

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Trump says he would beat Oprah Winfrey in White House race

WASHINGTON: U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he could beat Oprah Winfrey in a presidential race, while one of Winfrey’s closest friends said the media mogul and actress was “intrigued” by the possibility of running but was not considering it now. Speculation about a 2020 White House bid by Winfrey blew up on social…

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‘We need to do more’ about misinformation, Google says

DUBLIN: A top Google executive has said the US internet giant has to do more to crack down on illegal content and misinformation, after American firms were grilled in Congress over Russian meddling in the 2016 US election. “We’ve made some progress and we obviously need to do more,” Matt Brittin, president of Google’s Europe,…

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Twitter says Trump’s account deactivated by employee leaving company

NEW YORK: U.S. President Donald Trump’s @realdonaldtrump Twitter account was deactivated by a Twitter Inc employee who was leaving the company on Thursday and was down for 11 minutes before it was restored, the social media company said. “We have learned that this was done by a Twitter customer-support employee who did this on the…

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Hillary blames Putin, FBI chief for election loss

WASHINGTON: Hillary Clinton on Tuesday laid the blame for her defeat in last year’s White House race squarely at the feet of FBI director James Comey and Russia’s Vladimir Putin, saying they had “scared off” voters. The Democrat, speaking at a charity luncheon in New York, said she took “absolute personal responsibility” for a series…

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US man dies ‘peacefully’ after told Trump was impeached

LOS ANGELES: A 75-year-old man died “peacefully” at his home in the US state of Oregon after his ex-wife led him to believe that President Donald Trump had been impeached. Michael Garland Elliott died earlier this month after Teresa Elliott, his ex-wife and best friend, broke the false news to him, according to his obituary…

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Republicans reject reports Russia helped Trump win election

Republicans on Saturday rejected reports about a secret CIA assessment finding that Russia sought to tip the US presidential election in Donald Trump’s favor, as a Democratic Senate leader called for an investigation. “The intelligence is wrong,” Republican National Committee spokesman Sean Spicer told CNN. “It didn’t happen.” He was referring to a New York…

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Russia interfered in US election to help Trump win: report

A secret CIA assessment has found that Russia sought to tip last month’s US presidential election in Donald Trump’s favor, The Washington Post reported Friday, a conclusion that drew an extraordinary rebuke from the president-elect’s camp. “These are the same people that said Saddam Hussein had weapons of mass destruction,” Trump’s transition team said, launching…

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Clinton campaign to take part in state election recounts: lawyer

WASHINGTON:  Hillary Clinton’s election campaign said Saturday it would join in a recount of votes in the state of Wisconsin although it has not seen any irregularities so far in the White House contest won by Donald Trump. Marc Erik Elias, an election lawyer for the Democratic candidate, said in a post on Medium.com that…

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Israel revives settlement plans after Trump win

JERUSALEM: Israel revived plans on Wednesday to build 500 new homes for Jewish settlers in Israeli-annexed east Jerusalem, an ominous sign for Palestinians wary of a Donald Trump presidency, an NGO said.

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Trump memes flood social media after shock US elections

Donald Trump stunned the entire world with his crushing victory in the US Presidential election this morning. The billionaire Republican defied the opinion polls to defeat hot favourite Hillary Clinton and become the next President-elect of America. While Trump supporters will be celebrating, social media has been awash with gifs, memes and ‘end of the…

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Donald Trump is All Good for Muslim World

Well, Folks! The new US president is Mr. Donald Trump; the person I predicted earlier in making a historical setback in US presidency. It has been many months since US election process began in this year February and with that so many Pakistanis anywhere in the world and in US off course have been praising…

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Incredible video of Donald Trump

Let’s watch Donald Trump in a role that was never seen before.

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Trump says will work with rest of the world and seek common ground

NEW YORK: Donald Trump said Wednesday he would bind the nation’s deep wounds and be a president “for all Americans,” as he praised his defeated rival Hillary Clinton for her years of public service. Riding a wave of euphoria from his supporters at a victory party in his home city of New York, Trump sought…

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