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Round 3: Obama-Romney face foreign policy crunch test

After days of cramming, two intense earlier debates, and a bitter months-long campaign, Barack Obama and Mitt Romney will come out swinging on Monday in their third and final showdown.

Obama, Romney tied at 47%

President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney go into their third and final debate Monday night - this one on foreign policy - tied in poll numbers. Yashwant Raj reports.

Can't divorce Pakistan, a home to terrorists and 100 nukes: Romney

White House hopeful Mitt Romney voiced concern about the Haqqani network, a militant group in Afghanistan that US officials have linked to Pakistan, and worried over the power of Pak's Inter-Services Intelligence agency. Key quotes from the debate

China fires back at US presidential candidates

China today asked the two US Presidential candidates to tone down their anti-Beijing rhetoric, saying the steady development of relations between the two countries would be good for regional and world peace.

Obama makes it 2 out of 3

Instant polls declare president winner of the final debate - on foreign policy, which has been his strongest point. Yashwant Raj reports.

Romney's son apologises to Obama

Tagg Romney, eldest son of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, has apologised to Barack Obama for passing objectionable remarks against the President after the second presidential debate in New York.

Obama riding a sinking ship: Romney

Republican White House hopeful Mitt Romney said President Barack Obama's campaign was "taking on water", as the rivals barnstormed across toss-up states while seeking swing votes two weeks before election day.

Pregnancy caused by rape god's wish: US politician

US Senate candidate Richard Mourdock drew fire on late Tuesday after saying that pregnancies caused by rape were "something god intended to happen" while defending his opposition to abortion.

Campaigns rejig in last 2 weeks

As the race entered the final two weeks, the two campaigns began their closing arguments with President Barack Obama releasing Tuesday a plan for his second term. Yashwant Raj reports.

'Rape is rape': Obama takes swipe at Republicans

US President Barack Obama said bluntly on Wednesday "rape is rape" in a swipe at Republican politicians who have made a string of controversial comments about women's health and abortion.

Obama to vote early, first in US polls history

President Barack Obama would cast his ballot tomorrow for the November 6 US presidential elections, thus becoming the first US President to vote early in the country's electoral history.

It is going to be a close race: Obama

US President Barack Obama today conceded that the November 6 presidential election is going to be a "close race" after opinion polls reflected a dead heat.

Obama faces gender trouble

A new poll shows President Barack Obama has ceded his 16-point advantage among women, while largely erasing Republican challenger Mitt Romney's edge among men, in a presidential race that is virtually tied 12 days before Election Day.

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