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US election results raise possibility of marijuana tourism
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US election results raise possibility of marijuana tourism

Marijuana legalization votes this week in Colorado and Washington state don't just set up an epic state-federal showdown on drug laws for residents. The measures also open the door for marijuana tourism.

Number of people who watched US elections drops from 2008
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Number of people who watched US elections drops from 2008

Tuesday's US presidential election may have been too close to call for weeks, but it didn't pull in as many TV viewers as four years ago.

With 31 mn tweets, US Election night was Twitter's biggest ever
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With 31 mn tweets, US Election night was Twitter's biggest ever

There were more than 31 million election-related tweets on Tuesday night, making Election Night "the most tweeted about event in US political history," said Twitter spokeswoman Rachael Horwitz.

With 31 mn tweets, US Election night was Twitter's biggest ever
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With 31 mn tweets, US Election night was Twitter's biggest ever

There were more than 31 million election-related tweets on Tuesday night, making Election Night "the most tweeted about event in US political history," said Twitter spokeswoman Rachael Horwitz.

Pak drone victims unhappy with Obama's Presidential victory
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Pak drone victims unhappy with Obama's Presidential victory

The roars celebrating the re-election of US President Barack Obama on television give Mohammad Rehman Khan a searing headache, as years of grief and anger come rushing back.

After election win, Obama to visit Myanmar later this month
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After election win, Obama to visit Myanmar later this month

A government official in Myanmar says President Barack Obama will visit the Southeast Asian country later this month.

Volunteering in Chicago: It was about the people, not the president
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Volunteering in Chicago: It was about the people, not the president

One of Amith Prabhu's secret goals of wanting to be in Chicago was to be involved in a personal capacity with the re-election campaign of President Obama.

Looking forward to working with Romney: Obama
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Looking forward to working with Romney: Obama

After months of no holds barred campaigning against Mitt Romney, victorious US President Barack Obama today said they battled fiercely only because of their love for the country and promised to work with his Republican rival to take the debt-ridden nation forward.

President Obama's win means great bonhomie for India
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President Obama's win means great bonhomie for India

Obama has now built on the Bush era bonhomie with New Delhi so his presidency means continuity. More to the point, the longer Obama is in office, the more his administration realises how much it needs India.

Sunita Williams votes for US Prez elections via an absentee ballot
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Sunita Williams votes for US Prez elections via an absentee ballot

Indian-American astronaut Sunita Williams, currently in space floating around in zero-gravity, voted for US presidential polls by absentee ballot.

All said and done, Obama a hard-nosed leader who is good for India
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All said and done, Obama a hard-nosed leader who is good for India

Barack Obama, who won a second term to the White House today against all odds, is a hard-nosed leader with an even-keel temperament, charismatic speaking skills and a knack for consensus-building.

US Elections 2012: Check out this real-time Facebook map
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US Elections 2012: Check out this real-time Facebook map

Facebook has gone a step ahead and created a map showing in real-time how America is voting in this presidential election. Here's why you must check out this map.

US Elections 2012: Check out this real-time Facebook map
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US Elections 2012: Check out this real-time Facebook map

Facebook has gone a step ahead and created a map showing in real-time how America is voting in this presidential election. Here's why you must check out this map.

US Elections 2012: Online betting sites give Obama the edge
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US Elections 2012: Online betting sites give Obama the edge

Betting on the US presidential race reached fever pitch, with most online gambling sites giving President Barack Obama favorable odds to win.

US 2012 Election Images: Long, long lines for voting
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US 2012 Election Images: Long, long lines for voting

The US Presidential elections saw long lines at polls in many states prompting concerns that some voters would give up without casting their ballots. Images of some long lines at voting booths.

Jets in Boston: Early optimism from Team Romney
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Jets in Boston: Early optimism from Team Romney

An unusually large number of private Gulfstream corporate jets whooshed into Boston’s Logan International Airport on Tuesday hours before Mitt Romney’s post-election party at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center.

US Polls 2012: We fought to the very end, says Mitt Romney
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US Polls 2012: We fought to the very end, says Mitt Romney

Speaking to reporters aboard his campaign plane on his last flight on the campaign, Romney said he just finished writing his victory speech on the flight from Pittsburgh to Boston.

US Polls 2012: Voters complain about IDs, ballots, long lines
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US Polls 2012: Voters complain about IDs, ballots, long lines

Sporadic complaints about voting procedures surfaced from Pennsylvania to Florida on Tuesday, while long lines in many states posed their own challenges in what could be one of the closest presidential elections in US history.

Election Day in US: Five things to watch out for
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Election Day in US: Five things to watch out for

Five things to watch as voters have their say in the presidential race between President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney.

Non-Americans across globe want Obama to win: Poll
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Non-Americans across globe want Obama to win: Poll

The race to the White House might be too close to call but non-Americans from across the globe, including India, want incumbent President Barack Obama to emerge victorious over his Republican rival Mitt Romney.