And the winner of the 2016 U.S. Presidential election, as reported by the major mainstream media outlets is Donald Trump. It has also been reported that Hillary Clinton called President-elect Donald Trump to concede.
Electoral vote count (so far): 279 for Donald Trump, 218 for Hillary Clinton. 270 electoral votes are needed to win.
Popular vote: 57,227,164 votes (48.0%) for Donald Trump, 56,279,305 votes (47.2%) for Hillary Clinton. Update: Now it is closer to 59,085,795 votes (47.5%) for Donald Trump and 59,236,903 votes (47.6%) for Hillary Clinton.
Yell, scream, gnash teeth... but please keep it civil.
Results at CNN, NYT, FiveThirtyEight, Wikipedia.
takyon: Republicans have retained control of the House and Senate.
Here's some market news:
Dow futures plunge nearly 750 points as investors warily eye electoral map
Asian markets plummet on likelihood of Trump victory
Bitcoin price soars as Trump pulls ahead
Opinion: How to profit from a Donald Trump victory
Ballot measure results will be covered in an upcoming story. Some initial results can be found at Ballotpedia and CNN.
[TMB Note: Stop breaking stuff, cmn32480]
Have a look at http://www.globalfirepower.com/countries-listing.asp [globalfirepower.com]
Interesting. Now check this sub-listing for military aircraft,
http://www.globalfirepower.com/aircraft-total.asp [globalfirepower.com]USA more than triples 2nd place Russia.
On the other hand, http://www.globalfirepower.com/armor-tanks-total.asp [globalfirepower.com]Russia has nearly 2x the tanks compared to either China or USA (3rd rank).
Or the basis for all the troop numbers, total population -- China, India, then USA 3rd. Russia 9th, less than half the US,