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Election 2016: Clinton and Trump in swing states deadlock

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Both candidates voted early in an attempt to encourage supporters to do the same




Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are locked in a knife-edge battle in swing states after polls closed across most of the US in the White House election.

The contest is too close to call in the battlegrounds of Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Florida and North Carolina.

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Philippines' Rodrigo Duterte 'cancels' order of US rifles

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Thousands have been killed in Mr Duterte's war on drugs



Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has cancelled an order of some 26,000 police assault rifles from the US after rumours that Washington stopped the sale last week.

According to Reuters, a US senator had planned to block the arms purchase over concerns about human rights violations.

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India NDTV 24-hour broadcast ban is suspended by government

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Critics described the one-day ban on NDTV as "uncalled-for censorship"



The Indian government has suspended a one-day ban on NDTV's Hindi channel due on Wednesday, which had been widely condemned by other news outlets.

Broadcasting Minister Venkaiah Naidu took the decision, the channel said.

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