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Trump claims loss in popular vote down to 'illegal' votes

President-elect Donald Trump has claimed that, contrary to the official count, he won both the electoral college and the popular vote.

President-elect Donald Trump has claimed that, contrary to the official count, he won both the electoral college and the popular vote.

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Donald Trump: Before and after the U.S. elections

Donald Trump spent much of his time on the campaign trail giving hard-hitting speeches that were considered controversial in comparison to those of

Donald Trump spent much of his time on the campaign trail giving hard-hitting speeches that were considered controversial in comparison to those of

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Opinion: Trump’s New World Disorder

By Philippe Legrain So much for the end of history. Twenty-seven years to the day after the fall of the Berlin Wall heralded the collapse of

By Philippe Legrain So much for the end of history. Twenty-seven years to the day after the fall of the Berlin Wall heralded the collapse of

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Hollywood upset by Trump win

Donald Trump’s victory was met with disbelief, and sometimes upset in Hollywood, where many endorsed Hillary Clinton.

Donald Trump’s victory was met with disbelief, and sometimes upset in Hollywood, where many endorsed Hillary Clinton.

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Outsider populists hope to jump on Trump bandwagon

The far right in Europe is convinced the wave that has taken Trump to the White House is also crossing the Atlantic

The far right in Europe is convinced the wave that has taken Trump to the White House is also crossing the Atlantic

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US election: An anxious night for both camps

After all of the tough talking, pledges, promises and controversy, it was never going to be anything but an anxious election night in the US.

After all of the tough talking, pledges, promises and controversy, it was never going to be anything but an anxious election night in the US.

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Trump - the monkey was right!

A Chinese monkey described as "king of the prophets" tipped Donald Trump to be the next US president last week.

A Chinese monkey described as "king of the prophets" tipped Donald Trump to be the next US president last week.

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Trump is 'the white Malcolm X' – Obama's half brother celebrates

President Barack Obama's half-brother, Malik Obama, has congratulated Donald Trump – the Republican candidate and President-elect of the United States of America.

President Barack Obama's half-brother, Malik Obama, has congratulated Donald Trump – the Republican candidate and President-elect of the United States of America.

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Clinton camp recruits Bon Jovi for 'Mannequin Challenge' advert

In an election day advertsment, members of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton)s camp and singer Bon Jovi appeared frozen like mannequins as they took part in the ‘Mannequin Challenge’: so

In an election day advertsment, members of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton)s camp and singer Bon Jovi appeared frozen like mannequins as they took part in the ‘Mannequin Challenge’: so

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New York ahead of 'decision day'

One of the most aggressive US presidential campaigns in modern times has certainly produced strong opinions on both sides of the political divide.

One of the most aggressive US presidential campaigns in modern times has certainly produced strong opinions on both sides of the political divide.

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No evidence of criminal activity surrounding Clinton's emails - FBI

48 hours away from the US presidential election, Bureau director James Comey has told members of Congress the agency has finished its review and has found nothing.

48 hours away from the US presidential election, Bureau director James Comey has told members of Congress the agency has finished its review and has found nothing.

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Trump back on campaign after Reno gun drama

The US Republic Party's presidential candidate is targeting Democratic strongholds ahead of Tuesday's vote.

The US Republic Party's presidential candidate is targeting Democratic strongholds ahead of Tuesday's vote.

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Mike Pence's plane slides off runway in New York

Republican vice presidential candidate Mike Pence has had a narrow escape after his plane slid off the runway while landing at New York’s LaGuardia Airport.

Republican vice presidential candidate Mike Pence has had a narrow escape after his plane slid off the runway while landing at New York’s LaGuardia Airport.

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'Beware of complacency' says Clinton

‘Take nothing for granted’ – that’s the message from Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.

‘Take nothing for granted’ – that’s the message from Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.

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Trump and Clinton battle over trade and jobs

The US presidential candidates have focused on jobs and trade - particularly the TTIP agreement, between Europe and the US.

The US presidential candidates have focused on jobs and trade - particularly the TTIP agreement, between Europe and the US.

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Early voting begins in Texas and Kansas

With the US election two weeks away residents in Texas and Kansas have joined those in Florida in voting early for the next president.

With the US election two weeks away residents in Texas and Kansas have joined those in Florida in voting early for the next president.