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Latest update : 2012-11-07

'Four more years'

The most popular Tweet in history: 200,000 re-tweets in fifteen minutes as Barack Obama says 'Four more years'. The previous most popular tweet was by Canadian teen pop star Justin Bieber. We also look at delays and techie breakdowns during voting. Can the same president build a new landscape, asks The Washington Post. That's the focus for this US election press review for Wednesday 7th November, 2012.

The Barack Obama victory tweet keeps it brief: 'Four more years'. And shows a photo of the re-elected US President hugging his wife.

The website Buzzfeed reports that is the most popular Tweet of all time.

The Los Angeles Times looks at technical problems and delays that came up during voting.

Florida's Sun-Sentinel reports that the state is in limbo.

The New York Times editorial says Obama's win is a repudiation of Trickle Down Reaganomics.

And The Washington Post is asking: 'Can the same president build a new landscape?'

By Nicholas RUSHWORTH

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2014-08-29 French politics

Socialist Party summer conference kicks off in explosive atmosphere

FRENCH PAPERS - Fri. 29.08.14: Papers react to an interview the new Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron gave to the right-wing magazine Le Point. He suggested scrapping the 35-hour...

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2014-08-29 Twitter

Canada and Russia exchange snarky tweets

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Fri. 29.08.14: Papers across the world focus on the crisis in Ukraine after Kiev accused Moscow of de facto invasion. Amidst this threat of a serious...

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2014-08-28 French politics

Valls ♥ Business

FRENCH PAPERS - Thurs. 28.08.14: Prime Minister Manuel Valls declared his love for companies during a speech at the French employers' association yesterday. He received rapturous...

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2014-08-27 French economy

'Macron Economics'

FRENCH PAPERS - Weds. 27.08.14: The leading story in the French press today is yesterday's cabinet reshuffle. According to a poll in Le Parisien, most French people welcome the...

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2014-08-27 tourism

'The capital of sex, drugs, alcohol, trash and trashy tourism'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Weds. 27.08.14: Papers across the world focus on a long-term ceasefire agreement between Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip. Also, the...

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