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Cruz Tops Trump in Iowa Presidential Race, Clinton and Sanders Tie

By John Whitesides and Amanda Becker DES MOINES, Iowa, Feb 2 – Republican Senator Ted Cruz beat billionaire Donald Trump in Iowa on Monday while Democrats Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders remained deadlocked in the first presidential nominating contests of the 2016 White House race. Cruz, a conservative lawmaker from Texas, won with 28 percent

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Trump Pulls out of Debate in Iowa in Journalist Spat

By Steve Holland and Ginger Gibson MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa/IOWA CITY, Iowa, Jan 27 – U.S. Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump withdrew on Tuesday from a debate with party rivals this week out of anger at host Fox News, leaving the last encounter before Iowa’s pivotal nominating contest without the front-runner. Trump‘s campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, told

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Confident Trump Says Could ‘Shoot Somebody’ and Not Lose Voters

By Steve Holland and Ginger Gibson PELLA, Iowa /ANKENY, Iowa, Jan 23 – U.S. Republican front-runner Donald Trump expressed confidence on Saturday that he could push back attempts by his rivals to knock him off his top perch, saying he could stand on New York’s Fifth Avenue “and shoot somebody,” and still not lose voters. Nine

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UAE Billionaire Says Gulf Money Would Quit U.S. if Trump Wins

By Hadeel Al Sayegh DUBAI, Jan 14 – Gulf Arabs could pull billions in investment money from the United States if Donald Trump wins the presidency later this year, billionaire UAE businessman Khalaf Al Habtoor told Reuters. Trump, front-runner to be the Republican presidential candidate, triggered outrage around the world when he advocated a temporary

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Obama Knocks Republicans for anti-Muslim Rhetoric, Seeks to Set 2016 Tone

By Jeff Mason and Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON, Jan 13 – President Barack Obama knocked Republican presidential candidates for anti-Muslim rhetoric and accused critics on Tuesday of playing into the hands of Daesh in a speech aimed at setting an optimistic tone for his last year in office. Obama, delivering his last State of the Union

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YEMEN AT WAR:Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi returned from exile after six months, following a Saudi led intervention to stave off Houthi control. Social Streams

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Scho-long Trump: Vulgar Remarks Cause Uproar, Hilarity

Following Donald Trump’s misogynist remarks against rival Hilary Clinton, where he said the Democratic presidential candidate was “schlonged” in her 2008 presidential bid, Twitter became a Trump-trolling minefield. #ReplaceAWordWithSchlong began trending worldwide in a matter of hours following the Republican presidential candidate’s statement at a campaign event in Michigan Tuesday night. “She was going to beat Obama,”

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Dubai Golf Complex Restores Trump’s Name

DUBAI, Dec 13 – A Dubai real estate firm has restored Donald Trump’s name on a $6 billion golf complex it is building with the U.S. businessman and presidential hopeful, days after taking it down following his proposal to ban Muslims from entering the United States. Trump prompted an uproar when he made his comments

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U.S. Presidential Hopeful Trump Postpones Israel Trip

WASHINGTON, Dec 10 (Reuters) – U.S. Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump on Thursday postponed his trip to Israel amid a controversy over his comments about temporarily barring Muslims from entering the United States. Trump announced the decision in a post on his Twitter feed and said he would plan to meet Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin

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Honduras Detains U.S. Bound Syrians with Fake Greek Passports

By Gustavo Palencia TEGUCIGALPA, Nov 18 – Honduran authorities said on Wednesday they had intercepted six Syrian nationals traveling on doctored Greek passports in the past week, including five who had been trying to reach the United States. Police said there were no signs of any links to last week’s deadly attacks in Paris that

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