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US Election 2020 Iowa profile: How state voted in 2016, demographics and more
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US Election 2020 Iowa profile: How state voted in 2016, demographics and more

Iowa, a Midwestern US state, sits between the Missouri and Mississippi rivers and is known for its landscape of rolling plains and cornfields

Joe Biden wins South Carolina primary with African-American community’s support; aims for nationwide Super Tuesday
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Joe Biden wins South Carolina primary with African-American community’s support; aims for nationwide Super Tuesday

Joe Biden scored a thundering victory in South Carolina’s Democratic primary on Saturday, riding a wave of African American support and ending progressive rival Bernie Sanders' winning streak

Bernie Sanders scores commanding victory in Nevada’s presidential caucuses, but questions on whether he can defeat Donald Trump linger
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Bernie Sanders scores commanding victory in Nevada’s presidential caucuses, but questions on whether he can defeat Donald Trump linger

Bernie Sanders scored a commanding victory in Nevada’s presidential caucuses, cementing his status as the Democrats' national front-runner but escalating tensions over whether he’s too liberal to defeat President Donald Trump.

Bernie Sanders cements status as Democratic front-runner after overwhelming win in Nevada caucuses; Biden distant second, Buttigieg third
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Bernie Sanders cements status as Democratic front-runner after overwhelming win in Nevada caucuses; Biden distant second, Buttigieg third

Sanders showed signs of expanding his support beyond his core supporters, riding a wave of backing from most age groups, Latinos and union members to victory in Nevada.

US presidential polls: Democratic candidates to face third contest in race; six questions before Nevada caucus
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US presidential polls: Democratic candidates to face third contest in race; six questions before Nevada caucus

The Nevada caucus, the third contest in the Democratic presidential race, is Saturday. Here are six questions going into that fateful vote

Caucus voting: Iowa Democratic Party releases partial results after delay; ex-midwestern Mayor Pete Buttigieg, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders take lead
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Caucus voting: Iowa Democratic Party releases partial results after delay; ex-midwestern Mayor Pete Buttigieg, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders take lead

The results followed 24 hours of chaos as technical problems marred the complicated caucus process, forcing state officials to apologize and raising questions about Iowa's traditional place atop the presidential primary calendar.

Democratic rivals jostle for advantage as coding issue causes delay in Iowa caucus results; Trump calls it 'unmitigated disaster'
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Democratic rivals jostle for advantage as coding issue causes delay in Iowa caucus results; Trump calls it 'unmitigated disaster'

The Iowa Democratic Party will begin to release results from Monday’s caucuses at 5 p.m. Eastern time Tuesday, the party chairman, Troy Price, told the Democratic presidential campaigns in a conference call.

Delays mar Iowa caucuses as Democrats begin nomination process ahead of US presidential primaries
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Delays mar Iowa caucuses as Democrats begin nomination process ahead of US presidential primaries

Struggling to adopt a new byzantine process of tabulating results, Iowa Democrats offered little explanation for the problem for hours after the caucuses began

Caucus voting underway across Iowa with Democratic field likely to clarify; polls suggest Bernie Sanders may have narrow lead
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Caucus voting underway across Iowa with Democratic field likely to clarify; polls suggest Bernie Sanders may have narrow lead

Caucus voting began across Iowa Monday night as Democrats balanced their desire for fundamental change with their craving to defeat President Donald Trump in the opening contest of the 2020 presidential primary season.

Kamala Harris ends campaign for 2020 presidential race citing financial restraints; wavering views on nation’s healthcare problems spelt doom for Democrat's bid
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Kamala Harris ends campaign for 2020 presidential race citing financial restraints; wavering views on nation’s healthcare problems spelt doom for Democrat's bid

US Senator Kamala Harris ended her 2020 presidential bid on Tuesday, abandoning a campaign that began with promise for a rising Democratic Party star but faltered as she struggled to raise money and make a compelling case for her candidacy

US Election 2020: Kamala Harris surges to second spot among 20 Democratic presidential aspirants after first debate
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US Election 2020: Kamala Harris surges to second spot among 20 Democratic presidential aspirants after first debate

A rising Democratic Party star and vocal critic of President Donald Trump, Kamala Harris, if elected, would be the first woman and woman of colour to be the President of the United States.

Indian-origin family found dead in Iowa: Police say 44-year-old killed wife and two kids before committing suicide
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Indian-origin family found dead in Iowa: Police say 44-year-old killed wife and two kids before committing suicide

A 44-year-old Indian-American IT professional killed family before committing suicide with a gun inside their home in the US state of Iowa, according to the police.

Senator Martha McSally, first woman pilot to fly in combat for US Air Force, says she was raped by senior
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Senator Martha McSally, first woman pilot to fly in combat for US Air Force, says she was raped by senior

Martha McSally, 52, who spent 26 years in the Air Force and commanded a fighter squadron, revealed the attack in emotional remarks during a Senate subcommittee hearing on sexual assault in the military

Polar vortex makes US cities colder than South Pole; 22 states record sub zero temperatures, whiteout conditions
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Polar vortex makes US cities colder than South Pole; 22 states record sub zero temperatures, whiteout conditions

At least 22 states recorded sub-zero temperatures Wednesday and 139 million people in the U.S. who were under a wind chill advisory or wind chill warning as of midday Wednesday, according to information from the National Weather Service.

Billionaire environmentalist Tom Steyer to announce plans for 2020 US presidential race; activist spent $120 mn on 2018 midterm polls
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Billionaire environmentalist Tom Steyer to announce plans for 2020 US presidential race; activist spent $120 mn on 2018 midterm polls

Tom Steyer will discuss his "political plans for 2019 and beyond" at a news conference in Iowa, where he is hosting an event on access to education, according to a statement released on Tuesday.

US winter storms will seven; Midwest, southwestern regions from Arizona to Texas hit hardest
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US winter storms will seven; Midwest, southwestern regions from Arizona to Texas hit hardest

Winter weather advisories were in effect Saturday for northern Indiana and southern Michigan. To the south, heavy rains were forecast in the central Gulf Coast, in the Florida Panhandle, and stretching east to the mid-Atlantic. Not all of the country suffered, though. The capital Washington enjoyed blue skies and a temperature around 14 degrees Celcius on Saturday.

Another murder shocks Iowa; star collegiate golfer from Spain slain by homeless man who had 'urge to rape and kill a woman'
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Another murder shocks Iowa; star collegiate golfer from Spain slain by homeless man who had 'urge to rape and kill a woman'

A star collegiate golfer from Spain was attacked and killed by a homeless stranger while she was playing a round alone near her campus in Iowa, police said Tuesday.

Eight US states cast midterm primary ballots: All you need to know about polls that will shape 2020 campaigns
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Eight US states cast midterm primary ballots: All you need to know about polls that will shape 2020 campaigns

Eight states cast midterm primary ballots on Tuesday, with implications for control of the House and Senate and for several governor's races.

Florida shootout that claimed 17 lives was 18th such incident in US schools in first two months of 2018
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Florida shootout that claimed 17 lives was 18th such incident in US schools in first two months of 2018

With the latest incident in Florida, the stunning number underscores how commonplace gun violence has become in US, with students in schools regularly performing drills on how to react in an "active shooter" situation.

15 states, District of Columbia sue Donald Trump administration over ending DACA: 'President's plan cruel, shortsighted'
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15 states, District of Columbia sue Donald Trump administration over ending DACA: 'President's plan cruel, shortsighted'

Fifteen states and the District of Columbia sued the US government to block President Donald Trump's plan to end protection against deportation for young immigrants who New York's attorney general labeled the "best of America."