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Obama victory helps turn page on US racial history
San Francisco, Nov 5 (DPA) An 11-year-old white girl came home from school in rural California a few days before the election quoting a slogan she had heard from one of her friends: 'Rosa sat, so Martin could walk, so Barack could run, so we could fly.'

Wednesday, November 05, 2008 10:29:58 AM

Barack Obama wins US presidential election
Washington, Nov 5 (IANS) Democrat Barack Obama has won a historic victory in the race for the White House with Republican rival John McCain conceding defeat. TV projections gave Obama an unbeatable 297 to 139 lead in electoral votes even as results kept coming in.

Wednesday, November 05, 2008 10:01:34 AM

Highlights of Obama's life and times
Washington, Nov 5 (IANS) Here are the highlights of US president elect Barack Obama's life and career:

Wednesday, November 05, 2008 9:53:55 AM

Obama's leap of faith fired by Mahatma Gandhi (Profile)
Washington, Nov 5 (IANS) From a virtual unknown outside his home state of Illinois to the most powerful man on earth, Barack Obama has come a long way in less than two years with his historic election as the first African American US president.

Wednesday, November 05, 2008 9:52:49 AM

Barack Obama wins: CNN
Washington, Nov 5 (IANS) CNN projects that Barack Obama will be elected the next president of the United States.

Wednesday, November 05, 2008 9:34:59 AM

Obama boosts lead
Washington, Nov 5 (DPA) Democrat Barack Obama boosted his lead over his Republican rival John McCain in the electoral college, claiming 200 votes in elections Tuesday after capturing the key battleground state of Ohio, according to projections by major US news networks.

Wednesday, November 05, 2008 9:34:20 AM

Texas goes to McCain, Iowa to Obama
Washington, Nov 5 (DPA) The southern state of Texas would vote in favour of Republican presidential candidate John McCain, US networks projected late Tuesday.

Wednesday, November 05, 2008 9:30:47 AM

Obama wins New Mexico, US networks project
Washington, Nov 5 (DPA) Democrat Barack Obama has defeated Republican John McCain in New Mexico, major US television networks projected late Tuesday.

Wednesday, November 05, 2008 9:19:39 AM

Andhra techie Arpana was strangulated to death: US police
New York, Nov 5 (IANS) Arpana Jinaga, a software professional from Hyderabad who was working with a major IT company in Seattle, was strangulated to death in her apartment in the wee hours of Saturday, an autopsy report has revealed.

Wednesday, November 05, 2008 9:18:05 AM

Canada deports paralysed Sikh refugee
Vancouver, Nov 5 (IANS) A paralyzed Sikh, who evaded deportation to India for two years by hiding at various gurdwaras here, was sent to India late Monday.

Wednesday, November 05, 2008 8:50:05 AM

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