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Here's what's happened after last night's crazy election and where we go next

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UPDATE  1:21 p.m.

Meanwhile, North Carolina's governor's race has not yet ended. 

Democratic challenger Roy Cooper has declared victory after unofficial election results showed him leading by a mere 5,000 votes. However, incumbent Pat McCrory, who has staunchly defended the state's transgender bathroom law, has refused to concede, as some votes remain to be counted. 

In a Rose Garden speech, President Obama vowed to have a smooth transition of power.

According to Google Trends data, the question has seen a 4,850% rise in searches.

Many Hillary Clinton supporters hoped she would be the first woman U.S. president.

Tim Kaine introduces Hillary Clinton at her concession speech in New York.

Paul Ryan delivered a statement on Trump's win.

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Republican presidential Candidate Donald Trump, points toward Republican Vice presidential candidate Gov. Mike Pence of Indiana after Pence's acceptance speech during the third day session of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Wednesday, July 20, 2016. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Trump set to head to the White House

President Obama called Donald Trump to invite him to the White House on Thursday to discuss "the smooth transition of power," the White House said.

The White House is already preparing for the transition of power.

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President Barack Obama pauses while speaking at University of New Hampshire, Monday, Nov. 7, 2016 in Durham, N.H., during a campaign rally for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

What's Obama got to say about all of this?

Obama will discuss election results Thursday including "what steps we can take as a country to come together," WH Press Secretary Josh Earnest said.

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A woman yells as she takes part in a protest against President-elect Donald Trump, Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016, in Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Protests erupt across the country

Anti-Trump protests erupted overnight after Donald Trump was projected to be president. This photo shows a woman at a protest in Seattle's Capitol Hill.

More than 200 students poured into the streets of Berkeley, headed toward Oakland City Hall.

This video shows students at UCLA in California take to the streets.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin holds a glass during a ceremony of receiving diplomatic credentials from foreign ambassadors in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016. Putin says that Moscow is ready to try to restore good relations with the United States in the wake of the election of Donald Trump. (Sergei Karpukhin/Pool photo via AP)

Vladimir Putin congratulates Donald Trump

Russian President Vladimir Putin sent Donald Trump a telegram congratulating him for winning the presidential election, the Kremlin announced Wednesday.

Trump has denied being "best friends" with Putin, but critics have suggested otherwise.

Former president George H.W. Bush congratulates Donald Trump.

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Alexandra Wentworth, left, and her husband George Stephanopoulos arrive for a state dinner at the White House for Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

People are making plans to leave the country

ABC News anchor George Stephanopoulos' wife Ali Wentworth said they'd move to Australia if Trump won. They are not alone...

The hashtag #Calexit started trending for Californians looking to break from the US.

Last night, Canada's immigration website crashed following election results.

Toronto Councilor Norm Kelly tweeted that Americans have been blowing up his DMs.

Many people have expressed an interest in moving to Canada, including Snoop Dogg.

#Calexit is trending on Twitter after liberal Californians push to leave the US behind

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