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Thai Vang, 33, left, and Agnes Ly, 28, of Paris, France, watch election results in Times Square, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, in New York. After a year of campaigning, polls have begun to close after Americans across the United States headed to the polls to decide the winner of the tight presidential race between President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney. (AP Photo/ John Minchillo)

Election night viewing parties

Americans the world over huddle around television sets and computers

awaiting election day results on Nov. 6. Viewing parties began abroad at

U.S. Embassies in Germany and South Korea, continuing all throughout

the night in the United States. -- By Paul Rosales, Yahoo! News