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Ballot counting in Wisconsin as Trump campaign asks for a recount

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Images of the Central Count for Milwaukee building the state of Wisconsin, as US President Donald Trump's campaign says it is demanding a recount in the battleground state, where early returns show Democrat Joe Biden has a slender lead. IMAGES

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