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US presidential candidate accused of racism over North Korea slur

U.S. Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee caused widespread consternation on Twitter Wednesday when he tweeted a hackneyed racial stereotype in a series of tweets aimed at Democrat candidate Bernie Sanders.

Burma says election to proceed as planned on Nov. 8

State media say Burma’s general election will be held as planned on Nov. 8 despite a proposal by the election commission for a delay because of recent landslides and flooding.