Clinton has their backing

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Supporters "turning their backs on" Mrs Hillary Clinton - to take selfies with the person who could be the first woman president of the United States when the country votes on Nov 8. The Democratic presidential nominee will come face to face with her Republican rival, property mogul Donald Trump, in their first debate that will be televised live at 9am Singapore time today from the Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York. During the 90-minute debate, they are expected to tear into each other. For live blog and more reports, go to straitstimes.com 

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 27, 2016, with the headline 'Clinton has their backing'. Print Edition | Subscribe