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December, 4, 2016

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Donald Trump's muscular performance with working-class whites overwhelmed the national trend toward a more diverse population that tends to favor Democrats. That dynamic was amplified by the peculiar mathematics of the Electoral College, which gave a megaphone to less-educated voters in the Midwest.
 
One morning last week, while I was having breakfast at a roadside hotel, I heard the owner unleashing a volley of foul language at a child who was working as a waiter.
 
Donald Trump's shock election is likely to tip the Supreme Court firmly into the conservative camp, to the great relief of religious traditionalists, gun rights activists and powerful financial interests.
 
The American voter has demanded change -- radical, wrenching and searing change.
 
The rise of Donald Trump, a New York City-based property billionaire and celebrity, has left the world aghast. People around the world keep asking this same question: "How did the country hailed as the beacon of democracy and freedom end up with a presidential nominee like Donald Trump with such an out-of-the ordinary and narcissistic profile?"
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The morning of last Monday in Marrakech, Laurent Fabius, the Environment Minister of France, who was president of the United Nations Framework on Climate Change's (UNFCCC) 21st Conference of Parties (COP21) since last December, handed over the presidency to Hakima El Haite, the environment minister of Morocco. She has now taken over as President of COP22 here in Marrakech.
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It was incredible defiance in the face of a horrifying loss: 16-year-old Srinagar teenager Qaiser Hameed, abducted and allegedly murdered in police custody, was buried last Saturday wrapped in the Pakistani flag.
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Donald Trump's stunning performance in the presidential election leaves many pollsters wondering how it all went so wrong?
 
China's chief official newspaper, the People's Daily, is gloating over the discomfort Washington finds itself in after Philippine President Rodolfo Duterte visited China and publicly said that he was leaving the United States, followed two weeks later by Malaysia's prime minister, Najib Razak, who also tightened relations with China, including signing security agreements.
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The world of politics is not yet entirely bipolar, and even though the U.S. and China are competing for influence in Southeast Asia, it is not necessary for countries here to side with either one of them.
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