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Russia spokeswoman says Jews mainly backed Trump

Thursday, November 17th 2016, 22:00
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Trump

A Russian ministry spokeswoman says US Jews told her they mainly backed Donald Trump.
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James Clapper, the US intelligence chief, resigns

Thursday, November 17th 2016, 21:00

US Director of National Intelligence James Clapper resigns, and says "it felt pretty good".
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Yellowstone Park accident victim dissolved in boiling acidic pool

Thursday, November 17th 2016, 20:00

A man who died in a hot spring accident in Yellowstone National Park dissolved, US officials say.
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Trump election: Obama urges Trump to stand up to Russia

Thursday, November 17th 2016, 19:59
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Merkel

US President Barack Obama says he hopes his successor Donald Trump will stand up to Russia.
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JP Morgan pays $264m to settle China 'bribery' probe

Thursday, November 17th 2016, 16:44
related countries: China China

US bank JP Morgan pays $264m to settle claims it hired the children of Chinese officials in return for business.
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Trump election: The other Mike Pence

Thursday, November 17th 2016, 15:54

Twitter's Mike Pence may not be the actual future US vice-president but he's famous online anyway.
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US Surgeon General Vivek Murthy calls for end of addiction 'stigma'

Thursday, November 17th 2016, 15:41

The head of the US public health service says addiction is a chronic illness, not a moral failing.
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What do the losers do next?

Thursday, November 17th 2016, 13:07

Tips Hillary Clinton might take from other candidates who lost a US presidential election.
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Oldest Ten Commandments carving auctioned for $850,000 in US

Thursday, November 17th 2016, 11:18
related places: Los Angeles

An auction house in Los Angeles has sold the earliest-known stone carving of the Ten Commandments.
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DeGeneres among stars honoured by Obama

Thursday, November 17th 2016, 10:15

Ellen DeGeneres and Bruce Springsteen are among the stars set to receive highest US civilian honour.
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Japan PM to be first foreign leader to meet Trump

Thursday, November 17th 2016, 9:11
related places: Trump

Japan's PM Shinzo Abe to be first foreign leader to meet US President-elect Donald Trump.
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US election: Clinton wanted to curl up after Trump win

Thursday, November 17th 2016, 7:43
related places: Clinton, Trump

Hillary Clinton describes her dejection in her first public appearance since losing to Donald Trump.
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What will Trump do about North Korea?

Thursday, November 17th 2016, 0:45
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Trump

Will the next US president be able to reach a rapprochement with the controversial Asian state?
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How fancy dress shops predicted a Trump victory

Thursday, November 17th 2016, 0:10

While most pollsters and political pundits said that Hillary Clinton would win the US presidential election, fancy dress shops thought Donald Trump would be victorious.
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Obama defends globalisation on Germany visit

Wednesday, November 16th 2016, 21:41
related countries: Germany Germany

US President Barack Obama arrives in Germany on his final visit to Europe before leaving office.
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Trump told by New York mayor that city is 'fearful' of him

Wednesday, November 16th 2016, 21:31
related places: New York, White House

New York's mayor tells Donald Trump people in his city are "fearful" of his future administration.
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Trump stuns diners and reporters with impromptu night out

Wednesday, November 16th 2016, 17:07

US President-elect Donald Trump stuns diners - and his press pool - with an unexpected night out.
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Mexico steps up help for citizens in US after Trump win

Wednesday, November 16th 2016, 16:51
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: Trump

Mexico is to improve the help available to its nationals in the US following Donald Trump's win.
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Bob Dylan confirms non-attendance at Nobel Prize ceremony

Wednesday, November 16th 2016, 16:31
related countries: Sweden Sweden

Bob Dylan will not travel to Sweden to receive his Nobel Prize for Literature in person.
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Panetta: 'Trump will have to build alliances'

Wednesday, November 16th 2016, 16:26
related places: Trump, President

Former US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta says that President-elect Trump will have to work with the nation's allies if he has any chance of success in tackling the world's crises.
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Kerry: 'Overwhelming majority' back US climate action

Wednesday, November 16th 2016, 15:13

The US secretary of state John Kerry says that the overwhelming majority of US citizens support the US taking action on climate change.
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Donald Trump denies transition disarray after sackings

Wednesday, November 16th 2016, 13:59

US President-elect Donald Trump defends an "organised" transition as two key aides are sacked.
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New Balance rejects 'shoes for white people' claim by extreme US site

Wednesday, November 16th 2016, 13:23

Sports brand New Balance issues a statement after an extreme right wing publication said its shoes are now a "white uniform".
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New Zealand earthquake: Warships head to Kaikoura

Wednesday, November 16th 2016, 10:27
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Canada Canada, New Zealand New Zealand
related places: Kaikoura

US, Canadian and Australian warships are helping to evacuate and supply aid to earthquake-hit Kaikoura.
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Snapchat: Is it really worth $25bn?

Wednesday, November 16th 2016, 8:02

As reports swirl that Snapchat is set to be the biggest US tech stock market launch since Facebook, we ask if it is worth the rumoured $25bn valuation.
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Snapchat 'files for stock market float'

Wednesday, November 16th 2016, 0:29

The parent firm of messaging app Snapchat files to list on the US stock market, reports say, and could be worth $25bn.
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Hundreds of hate attacks recorded in US since election

Tuesday, November 15th 2016, 22:00

A US hate-attack monitor documents hundreds of incidents targeting minorities since the election.
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Google boss Sundar Pichai: Fake news should not be distributed

Tuesday, November 15th 2016, 19:00

Google's chief executive Sundar Pichai has responded to concerns about fake news stories, heightened since the US election.
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Michelle Obama 'ape in heels' post causes outrage

Tuesday, November 15th 2016, 18:12
related places: West Virginia

A racist Facebook post about Michelle Obama causes controversy in the US state of West Virginia.
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US government delays decision on North Dakota pipeline

Tuesday, November 15th 2016, 17:47
related countries: India India
related places: Standing Rock

Sioux Indian community in Standing Rock is encouraged as authorities opt for further talks.
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Reality Check: Is US system a 'disaster for democracy'?

Tuesday, November 15th 2016, 16:49

Hillary Clinton looks likely to win the popular vote but lose the US presidency - does it matter?
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Barack Obama seeks to calm US allies over Trump concerns

Tuesday, November 15th 2016, 13:25
related places: Trump

On his final foreign trip, President Obama tries to reassure US allies about Donald Trump.
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Why did millions join secret Facebook group Pantsuit Nation?

Tuesday, November 15th 2016, 12:06

The founder of Pantsuit Nation on why the secret Facebook group, launched at the end of the US election to support Hillary Clinton, was so popular.
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US demands electric cars make noise at low speed

Tuesday, November 15th 2016, 11:48

A US road safety body has demanded that electric cars travelling at low speed make a noise to warn pedestrians.
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Indian students in the US at record high

Tuesday, November 15th 2016, 5:51
related countries: India India, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Indian students in the US are at a record high, as analysts say tough visa rules deter many from the UK.
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US envoy says climate deal is bigger than any one head of state

Tuesday, November 15th 2016, 1:55
related countries: France France
related places: Paris, Trump

The Paris climate agreement will survive a Trump presidency, says the US climate change envoy.
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Tobacco firm Reynolds 'stubs out $47bn BAT offer'

Tuesday, November 15th 2016, 1:30
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Reynolds, Camel

US cigarette maker Reynolds reportedly rejects a $47bn buyout from British American Tobacco that would combine brands including Rothmans and Camel.
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Trump election: 'Nobody said democracy's supposed to be easy'

Monday, November 14th 2016, 22:15

President Barack Obama urges Donald Trump to send "some signals of unity" after the US election campaign.
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Trump and Putin 'will try to mend ties', Kremlin says

Monday, November 14th 2016, 22:13
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Kremlin

Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin "will try to normalise US-Russia ties", the Kremlin says after a phone call.
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Trump election: Priebus and Bannon given key roles

Monday, November 14th 2016, 13:53

US President-elect Donald Trump gives key roles to a top Republican and a right-wing media chief.
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US election 2016: 'Mike Pence' gifts to Planned Parenthood surge

Monday, November 14th 2016, 12:56

Donations to family planning organisation in the name of Vice President-elect Mike Pence are surging.
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Trump's deportation figures: Are they true?

Monday, November 14th 2016, 6:55

Donald Trump has said he will deport or jail two to three million illegal immigrants as soon as he becomes US president.
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Trump election: EU leaders expect 'strong partnership' with US

Monday, November 14th 2016, 5:52

EU foreign ministers want to "engage" with US President-elect Donald Trump.
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US coal slump keeps down CO2 emissions

Monday, November 14th 2016, 2:37

Declining US coal consumption played a significant role in keeping down global emissions of carbon dioxide, says a report.
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New Zealand earthquake: Two dead following powerful tremor

Sunday, November 13th 2016, 23:07
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand
related places: Christchurch

A magnitude-7.8 earthquake hits New Zealand's South Island, killing at least two people.
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Trump election: Up to three million migrants 'to be targeted'

Sunday, November 13th 2016, 20:49
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: Trump

Donald Trump says he will deport or jail up to three million "criminal" illegal migrants as president.
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US Bagram airbase bomber was 'an employee' and ex-Taliban

Sunday, November 13th 2016, 20:11
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

A bomber who killed four at a US airbase in Afghanistan was an employee at the facility, it emerges.
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Trump wants to deport or jail up to three million illegal migrants

Sunday, November 13th 2016, 19:23

US President-elect Donald Trump says he will deport or jail up to three million illegal migrants.
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Farage: UK politicians 'nasty' to Trump

Sunday, November 13th 2016, 17:53
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Trump, President

UKIP leader Nigel Farage says it is time for British politicians to "mend fences" with President-elect Donald Trump after their criticism of him during the US election campaign.
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Trump election: Nato chief warns against going it alone

Sunday, November 13th 2016, 15:37

Nato's secretary general says "going it alone" is not an option for Europe - or the US.
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Marine Le Pen: Trump win boosts my chances

Sunday, November 13th 2016, 10:24
related countries: France France
related places: Trump

The US election has boosted the chances of French far-right leader Marine Le Pen, she tells the BBC.
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US to take Australia asylum seekers on Nauru and Manus Island

Sunday, November 13th 2016, 4:21
related countries: Australia Australia, Nauru Nauru

The US agrees to resettle migrants held at Australia's controversial offshore asylum centres.
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Does election spell end of US as Pacific power?

Sunday, November 13th 2016, 1:48
related places: Trump, Asia

Asia-Pacific expert Alexander Neill on what Trump presidency means for US interests in the region.
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US election: Farage is 'just a tourist' on Trump visit

Saturday, November 12th 2016, 23:01
related places: Trump

The UKIP interim leader Nigel Farage says he and his companions are "just tourists" as they visit Trump Tower.
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US election: anti-Trump protests continue in New York

Saturday, November 12th 2016, 22:45
related places: Trump, New York

Thousands of demonstrators in New York take part in another day of protests against US President-elect Donald Trump.
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Bagram blast: Bomber kills Americans at Afghan base

Saturday, November 12th 2016, 16:50
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

A suicide bomber kills four Americans inside the largest US military base in Afghanistan.
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'Kids are asking if they'll be deported'

Saturday, November 12th 2016, 8:52
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: Columbus, Ohio

Supporters of the Mexican and US soccer teams in Columbus, Ohio, discuss the election of Donald Trump for US president.
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US election: Trump sex assault accuser speaks out

Saturday, November 12th 2016, 2:59
related places: Trump

A woman who accused president-elect Donald Trump of sexual assault, which he denied, asks him to retract "liar" claims.
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Donald Trump's victory draws cartoonist's fire

Friday, November 11th 2016, 23:47

Cartoonists from around the world react to news of Donald Trump's victory in the US elections.
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Trump election: De Niro offered Italy welcome

Friday, November 11th 2016, 23:27
related countries: Italy Italy

A small Italian town is offering US actor Robert De Niro refuge after Donald Trump's win.
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Brexit plus Trump: Time for an economic special relationship?

Friday, November 11th 2016, 22:24
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Trump

With Donald Trump winning the US election and the UK poised for Brexit, BBC News looks at the outlook for a new economic special relationship.
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Trump election: Juncker warns president may upset US ties with Europe

Friday, November 11th 2016, 22:23
related places: Trump

Donald Trump's election risks upsetting US ties with Europe, EU Commission chief Juncker warns.
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Michael McFaul, US ex-ambassador, banned from entering Russia

Friday, November 11th 2016, 19:42
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow, Kremlin

Michael McFaul, a former US ambassador to Moscow, says he is on the Kremlin's sanctions list.
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Trump presidency: Protests turn violent in Portland, Oregon

Friday, November 11th 2016, 14:46
related places: Trump

Protests against the election of Donald Trump as US president turn violent in Oregon.
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US election: Trump victory sparks bitter row on BBC radio

Friday, November 11th 2016, 11:05
related places: Trump

Donald Trump's US election victory sparked a bitter exchange between guests on the BBC's World Have Your Say radio programme. Listen to an excerpt from the tense exchange.
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Police clash with anti-Trump protesters in Oregon

Friday, November 11th 2016, 11:03
related places: Portland, Trump, Oregon

Authorities in Portland, in the US state of Oregon, have deployed riot police in an attempt to disperse anti-Trump protesters in the city.
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Hiker runs into Hillary Clinton on New York trail

Friday, November 11th 2016, 10:37
related places: New York

A "heartbroken" woman who went on a hike to unwind after the US election runs into Hillary Clinton.
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Ew-nited States

Friday, November 11th 2016, 2:45

Ewan McGregor insists you do not have to be American to tell an all-American story after directing Philip Roth's novel American Pastoral.
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Trump victory: Views from Canada border

Friday, November 11th 2016, 2:39
related countries: Canada Canada
related places: Niagara Falls, Trump, President

At the US-Canada border, tourists at Niagara Falls react to President-elect Trump
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Nafta can be discussed, but not renegotiated, says Mexico

Friday, November 11th 2016, 1:36
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Mexico says it is willing to discuss the Nafta trade deal with the US, but not renegotiate it.
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Bumpy White house transitions

Friday, November 11th 2016, 1:23
related places: Trump

Obama and Trump's meeting was hardly American history's first awkward transition of power.
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Russia's odd Trump celebration

Friday, November 11th 2016, 0:45

Russians have been celebrating Donald Trump's victory in weird and wonderful ways
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Will Trump-style revolt engulf Europe?

Friday, November 11th 2016, 0:25
related places: Trump

First Brexit, then US President-elect Donald Trump - now the political earthquake threatens liberal democratic leaders in Europe. The BBC's Laurence Peter explains the electoral tests they face.
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Donald Trump and Barack Obama meet at White House

Thursday, November 10th 2016, 23:18
related places: Trump, White House

President Barack Obama describes White House transition talks with Donald Trump as "excellent".
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Fifa corruption probe: Venezuelan official Esquivel pleads guilty

Thursday, November 10th 2016, 22:50
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

A Venezuelan Fifa official admits taking bribes for marketing tournaments in a US court.
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Can social media predict elections?

Thursday, November 10th 2016, 19:11

After the US election result, could social media be used to predict future outcomes?
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US election: Donald Trump meets Barack Obama at White House

Thursday, November 10th 2016, 18:36
related places: White House, President

US president-elect Donald Trump meets President Obama at the White House for talks aimed at smoothing the transition of power.
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Wall Street indexes ease back after jumping at the open

Thursday, November 10th 2016, 15:46
related places: Asia

Wall Street rally eases after the Dow Jones hit an intra-day high at the start of trading and the S&P 500 closed in on a record high.
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Trump win in maps

Thursday, November 10th 2016, 13:54

Results of one of the most dramatic US election nights in recent years mapped.
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UK 'flash crash' trader Navinder Sarao pleads guilty in US

Thursday, November 10th 2016, 9:35
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London, Wall Street

A London-based trader faces jail after admitting helping trigger a Wall Street "flash crash".
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Thousands protest against Donald Trump election victory

Thursday, November 10th 2016, 8:04

Thousands of demonstrators have taken to the streets of several US cities to protest against the election of Donald Trump.
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US election: Can Trump keep his promises?

Thursday, November 10th 2016, 6:50

Some of the pledges Donald Trump made on the campaign trail and the likelihood of him following through on them.
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US Election 2016: Asia markets bounce back after Trump win

Thursday, November 10th 2016, 6:37
related places: Trump

Asian share markets are bouncing back, with Japan's Nikkei index up more than 6%, after a sharp sell-off on Wednesday following Donald Trump's US election victory.
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New Zealand immigration site traffic surges after US election

Thursday, November 10th 2016, 5:08
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Immigration New Zealand says its website saw an increase in visits of 2,500% during the US election results.
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Is Africa on Trump's radar?

Thursday, November 10th 2016, 0:21
related places: Trump, Africa

Donald Trump's victory in the US presidential election means an uncertain future for Africa, writes the BBC's Alastair Leithead.
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Todd Kohlhepp: More bodies found at South Carolina property

Wednesday, November 9th 2016, 23:26

US investigators find two more bodies at the home of a man who says he killed seven people.
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US election 2016: Becoming citizens after Trump's win

Wednesday, November 9th 2016, 22:55
related places: Trump

The BBC's Laura Trevelyan was sworn in as a US citizen the day after Donald Trump was elected president.
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US election result: Clinton says Trump must have chance to lead

Wednesday, November 9th 2016, 21:54
related places: Clinton, Trump, President

US President-elect Donald Trump must be given a chance to lead, defeated rival Hillary Clinton says.
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US election: California voters approve marijuana for recreational use

Wednesday, November 9th 2016, 19:19
related places: California

California, Nevada and Massachusetts back recreational marijuana use in state-wide polls.
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US elections: Hillary Clinton calls on women to keep fighting

Wednesday, November 9th 2016, 17:28

Hillary Clinton says she hopes that a woman will lead the United States, sooner rather than later.
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'It'll be painful for a long time'

Wednesday, November 9th 2016, 17:15

Hillary Clinton reacts to losing the US presidential election to Donald Trump.
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Republicans 'to hold Congress'

Wednesday, November 9th 2016, 16:58
related places: Congress

The Republican Party retains its hold of US Congress, capping a dire night for the Democrats.
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US election 2016 result: Trump beats Clinton to take White House

Wednesday, November 9th 2016, 16:24
related places: Clinton, Trump, White House

Political outsider Donald Trump beats Hillary Clinton to win the US presidency in a stunning upset.
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'Keep an open mind': US children react to Trump election victory

Wednesday, November 9th 2016, 16:22
related places: Trump

Children across the United States tell us how they feel after Donald Trump's victory in the 2016 presidential election.
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Syria conflict: Coalition strike 'kills 20 civilians near Raqqa'

Wednesday, November 9th 2016, 16:06
related countries: Syria Syria

A US-led coalition strike kills 20 civilians in a village north of IS-held Raqqa - Syrian activists.
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Russia celebrates

Wednesday, November 9th 2016, 15:58
related countries: Russia Russia

As the world digests Donald Trump's shock US election win, the Russian government is delighted, writes Sarah Rainsford.
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US election: Internet star Ken Bone's message of hope

Wednesday, November 9th 2016, 15:16

Ken Bone, an undecided voter who became an internet star after appearing on the second US debate, tells the BBC that they will be limits to Mr Trump's presidential powers.
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US front-porch revolt

Wednesday, November 9th 2016, 14:43
related places: Trump

Conservative writer Rod Dreher admits he did not see Trump's win coming, but his working-class widowed mother did.
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The new US first family

Wednesday, November 9th 2016, 14:31

Donald Trump was joined on stage by members of his family for his victory speech. So who are they?
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Canada's immigration website crashes during US vote

Wednesday, November 9th 2016, 14:07
related countries: Canada Canada

Increased traffic causes Canada's immigration website to develop a fault, as Donald Trump takes the White House.
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