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In Canadian Vote, Trudeau's Liberals On Top, But Lose Absolute Majority

Trudeau's Liberal Party defeated the Conservatives, but still fell short of an outright majority. It will need to reach out to smaller rival parties to form a new government.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau looks on during a meeting in Mexico City earlier this month. Source: Hector Vivas

Updated at 3:25 a.m. ET

Canada's Liberals appear to have won the most seats in Parliament — a result likely to hand Justin Trudeau a second term as prime minister despite a series of scandals that have rocked his government.

With as of 3:25 a.m. ET, Trudeau's Liberal Party had secured 157 seats — a loss of 30 seats — compared to

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