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UPDATE 1-South Africa's rand weaker, stocks fall before US midterm elections

(Updates prices, adds quotes). JOHANNESBURG, Nov 6 (Reuters) - South Africa's rand fell on Tuesday and stocks snapped a four-session winning streak, with markets favouring caution ahead of U.S. midterm Congressional elections as policy decisions that ...

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The South African

US midterm elections: How Donald Trump averted the feared 'blue wave'

Democrats seized control of the House of Representatives on Tuesday in a midterm setback for Donald Trump, but the US president managed to avoid a feared “blue wave” as his Republican Party expanded its Senate majority after a polarizing, racially ...

- The South African


LIVE: Midterm election 'was a contest of who we are, what we believe' - Cruz

The results for the United States (US) midterm elections are mostly in and show that the Republican Party will remain in control of the Senate while the Democratic Party now holds a majority in the House of Representatives. What does this mean for ...

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WATCH: More on the US midterm elections, including #MeToo

Discrimination in the workplace, sexual harassment, and equal pay are just some of the issues which has got women talking in the past 12 months – and for many, the only way to change the status quo is to run for office. This is why more and more women ...

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The Guardian

What we know so far from the midterm election results

More than half of the polls have closed in the US, and preliminary results are beginning to roll in. The election is one of the closest watched midterms in living memory, and is likely to be seen as a referendum on Donald Trump's presidency. In one of ...

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Eyewitness News

What's at stake in US midterm elections

WASHINGTON - Americans head to the polls on Tuesday for midterm elections with President Donald Trump's Republican party seeking to retain control of the House of Representatives and the Senate. Midterm elections are often seen as a referendum on ...

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Races to watch in US midterm elections

A number of notable races are taking place on Tuesday in the US midterm elections, when Americans go to the polls to elect governors and members of the US House of Representatives and Senate. Here is a look at some of the most interesting contests:.

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US midterm elections for dummies: What you need to know

To win the Senate, a party needs to win 51 seats. The Republicans currently hold 51 seats and the Democrats 49. However, out of the 35 seats up for election in 2018, 26 are held by Democrats. The party will therefore need to keep all 26 their seats and ...

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