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Hillary Clinton is not even a candidate but if she were she would beat New York's incumbent mayor in the race to lead America's biggest city, a poll found Wednesday. The Quinnipiac University survey follows speculation in the US media that the defeated Democratic presidential candidate, who lives just outside New York in the suburbs, should launch a bid to run Donald Trump's hometown. In the hypothetical match-up, should she stand as an independent, Clinton leads overall by 49 percent compared to around 30 percent for the Democratic Party incumbent Bill de Blasio, the poll found.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Octavia Spencer, who won an Oscar and several other awards for best supporting actress in "The Help," was named Woman of the Year on Wednesday by Harvard University's Hasty Pudding Theatricals.
CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian authorities have referred over 300 alleged Islamists to military prosecutors over charges of terrorism and affiliation to a militant group which was behind a string of attacks targeting police and military.