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Obama has won in Florida, too—report

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President Barack Obama has won Florida’s 29 electoral votes in the presidential election, further fattening his substantial margin of victory in what had been predicted to be a close race.

Posted: November 11th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Highly contagious

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“Count on Americans to do the right thing – after they’ve tried everything else,” Winston Churchill once joked. They did the right thing is what our e-mail traffic indicates after Barrack Obama trounced Mitt Romney with 303 electoral college votes to win re-election.

Posted: November 10th, 2012 in CDN - Opinion,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Obama urged to fulfill Guantanamo closure pledge

President Barack Obama speaks at his election night party Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, in Chicago. AP PHOTO

Rights groups challenged President Barack Obama on Thursday to use his second term to close Guantanamo and end drone attacks, warrantless surveillance and extrajudicial killings.

Posted: November 9th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Obama calls 13 world leaders

President Barack Obama. AP FILE PHOTO

US President Barack Obama Thursday returned the calls of a long list of global leaders, including those of Israel and Egypt, who contacted him to congratulate him on re-election, officials said.

Posted: November 9th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Obama makes history, vows best yet to come

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President Barack Obama swept to an emphatic reelection win over Republican Mitt Romney on Tuesday, forging new history by transcending a dragging economy and the stifling unemployment that haunted his first term.

Posted: November 8th, 2012 in Banner Story,Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Romney concedes defeat in White House race

US Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney arrives on stage to concede the election to President Barack Obama on November 7, 2012 in Boston. Obama swept to re-election, forging history again by transcending a slow economic recovery and the high unemployment which haunted his first term to beat Romney.    AFP/DON EMMERT

Republican challenger Mitt Romney conceded defeat in the US election early Wednesday, telling supporters that he had called President Barack Obama to congratulate him on his victory.

Posted: November 7th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Romney would have been ‘more decisive’ on PH-China row—solon

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QUEZON LAWMAKER DANILO SUAREZ.  “How many lives did we save with that amount of money?”

Representative Danilo Suarez, minority leader at the House of Representatives, feels that Republican candidate Mitt Romney would have been “more decisive” in resolving the Philippines’ territorial dispute with China.

Posted: November 7th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Obama inches toward victory in US vote

US President Barack Obama calls a volunteer from a campaign office in Chicago, Illinois, on election day, November 6, 2012. US polling stations opened on November 6, with Democratic incumbent Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney locked in a tight presidential contest after a burst of last-minute campaigning. AFP/Jewel Samad

US President Barack Obama was inching towards victory on Tuesday as results poured in from the US presidential election, as Mitt Romney struggled to win vital swing states.

Posted: November 7th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Obama wins key state of New Hampshire—networks

Voters cast their ballots at the Bishop Leo O'Neil Youth Center on November 6, 2012 in Manchester, New Hampshire. AFP

President Barack Obama defeated Republican challenger Mitt Romney in the crucial battleground of New Hampshire, US television networks projected on Tuesday.

Posted: November 7th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Swing states are too close to call for Obama, Romney

Updated map of the US showing the key undecided states, whose votes will decide the outcome of the US presidential election. AFP

White House rivals Barack Obama and Mitt Romney grabbed early wins Tuesday in states traditionally loyal to their parties but swing states Virginia, Florida and Ohio were too close to call.

Posted: November 7th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Polls shut in too-close-to-call Florida, Pennsylvania

Poll workers check the identification of Suzanne Grant in the tiny precinct of Smith Creek on November 6, 2012 in Sopchoppy, Florida. The swing state of Florida is a hotly contested battleground that offers 29 electoral votes. Recent polls show that President Barack Obama and Republican nominee former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney remain in a virtual tie in the national polls.   Mark Wallheiser/Getty Images/AFP

Polls closed Tuesday in 16 states including the populous states of Pennsylvania and Florida, where networks said the race between President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney was too close to call.

Posted: November 7th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

ELECTION WATCH: Obama plays hoops, Romney’s lunch

Poll workers Eva Prenga, right, Roxanne Blancero, center, and Carole Sevchuk try to start an optical scanner voting machine in the cold and dark at a polling station in a tent in the Midland Beach section of Staten Island, New York, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012. The original polling site, a school, was damaged by Superstorm Sandy. AP Photo/Seth Wenig

Around the country on Election Day 2012 with AP reporters bringing the latest developments to you:

Posted: November 7th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Ohio voters feel the weight of their ballot

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Republican presidential candidateMitt Romney, left, talks on the phone with the store supervisor as he and his vice presidential running mate, Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., make an unscheduled stop at a Wendy's restaurant in Richmond Heights, Ohio, on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012. Voters in Ohio felt like kingmakers Tuesday as the toss-up race for the White House looked set to be decided in their battleground state.  AP PHOTO/CHARLES DHARAPAK

Voters in Ohio felt like kingmakers Tuesday as the toss-up race for the White House looked set to be decided in their battleground state.

Posted: November 7th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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