Sunday, 22 September 2019

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Clinton supporters on Trump victory: ‘I’m without words’

Hillary Clinton supporters across America have been sharing their deep disappointment after Donald Trump was elected to be the country’s 45th president. “It’s going to take me a long time to get over this. It really will,” said Jayne Braswell in Brandon, Florida. Sitting alongside her, Oneida Holman was equally ...

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Trump and Obama to meet for White House talks

NEW YORK: President-elect Donald Trump will meet Barack Obama in the White House later where they will discuss January’s handover of power. Their talks in the Oval Office are scheduled to begin at 11am (4pm UK time), as First Lady Michelle Obama hosts Melania Trump in the residence. Thousands took ...

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Teenage joggers struck and killed by car in Aldershot

The crash happened in Queen’s Avenue near Aldershot Military Stadium shortly after 19:10 GMT HAMPSHIRE: Two teenage girls have died after being struck by a car while jogging. The victims, who have not been identified, were fatally injured in Aldershot, Hampshire, just after 19:10 GMT on Tuesday. The girls were ...

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Triumphant Donald Trump elected US President, Clinton concedes

President of the United States Donald Trump Republican Donald Trump was elected the 45th President of the United States on Wednesday in a shocking defeat of Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton, AP and The Guardian reported. Hillary Clinton called the president-elect, and conceded the race to Trump. Addressing a crowd at ...

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Hillary, Trump in frenzied final push for votes

PITTSBURGH – Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump battled for votes on a frenzied final day of campaigning Monday, telling Americans the country’s fate rides on who they choose as the next US president. Clinton, the front-running Democrat, aimed to nail down her narrow lead with stops in three battleground states, ...

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‘I let Nawaz go on behest of King Abdullah,’ claims Musharraf

LONDON: Former president General (retired) Pervez Musharraf has claimed he had to let Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif go as Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah had advised him to. Talking to a private television channel, Musharraf said that when he visited Saudi Arabia in 2000, King Abdullah advised him that a blood ...

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Trump rushed off stage in false gun scare

WASHINGTON/New York – A political rally being addressed by Donald Trump in Reno, Nevada, was thrown into turmoil Saturday night after a protester near the podium was suspected of threatening the Republican presidential candidate. Trump was nearing the end of his stump speech when two secret service agents rushed the podium ...

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Pakistani digital rights activist wins 2016 Human Rights Tulip award

The HAGUE: Pakistani internet activist Nighat Dad has been awarded the Dutch government’s 2016 Human Rights Tulip award, which will be presented to her on the upcoming Human Rights Day in December in The Hague. The prize will be presented to the Executive Director of the Digital Rights Foundation by ...

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Blast kills 11 on way to Afghan wedding: officials

MAZAR-I-SHARIF: A roadside bomb has killed 11 people on their way to a wedding in the northern Afghan province of Faryab, officials said Friday, as civilian casualties rise in the war-torn country. The blast occurred on Thursday just as 30 Afghan civilians were killed in US air strikes in the ...

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Huge protest urges scandal-hit South Korea president to quit

SEOUL: Tens of thousands of banner-waving protestors marched through the streets of Seoul on Saturday, demanding President Park Geun-Hye resign, a day after she apologised and accepted full blame for a crippling corruption scandal. In one of the largest demonstrations seen in the South Korean capital in years, there was ...

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