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Election Night in America: what you need to know

WASHINGTON: Americans are getting set for a long Election Night of waiting to see who the 45th US president will be -- Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump. Here are the key things to know: what it takes to win, which states are the ones to watch, and how long it all might take for the winner to emerge: The magic number is 270 Rather than one big nationwide election, this is really 51 small ones -- in the 50 states and the US capital Washington. As the results come in, they will form an electoral map that colors each state…

Final US vote polls show very tight race with Clinton edge

WASHINGTON: The latest polls and projections the day before Americans vote in one of the most divisive elections in US history show the race remains very close, but with Hillary Clinton slightly ahead. The Democratic presidential candidate's lead over her Republican rival Donald Trump widened to 3.2 percentage points in an average of polls by the website RealClearPolitics. That figure comes a day after the FBI said it had found no criminal wrongdoing in Clinton's use of a private email server following a last-minute…