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Reality comes crashing down on supporters as 'unbeatable' Trump gets beaten in Iowa

Just before he left Iowa on his private jet, Donald Trump told supporters at what was supposed to be his victory party that he might return to buy a farm.

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Megyn Kelly: The Fox News anchor who dinged Trump's ego – and got under his skin

Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly is not the first journalist to elicit the wrath of Donald Trump. But she may be the first to have forced the combative Republican presidential frontrunner into submission.

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A look inside Trump rallies: Where notoriously raucous supporters get pumped up by belligerence

The mood was tense near the front of the line to get into Donald Trump’s rally, where a Muslim woman was reading out excerpts from the Qur’an. Khadijah Abdul, a 43-year-old IT consultant at Facebook, had come to explain the basic tenets of Islam to anyone prepared to listen.

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First responding officer Mike Madden describes 'unspeakable carnage' at San Bernardino shooting scene

One of the first officers on the scene described the ‘unspeakable carnage’ and the difficulty of walking past the wounded and dying as he searched for the attackers

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The Donald Trump Show: 24 hours with the Republican frontrunner

Donald Trump sits behind his desk on the 26th floor of Trump Tower in Manhattan. It is 2pm, and he has just got off the phone with America’s most famous football player, Tom Brady.

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Donald Trump refuses to apologize for 'absolutely fine' attack on John McCain

Donald Trump on Sunday stood by incendiary remarks in which he mocked Senator John McCain over his capture during the Vietnam war, refusing to bow to a chorus of criticism from Republicans and insisting he has no plans to pull out of the party’s presidential nomination contest.

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Hillary Clinton denounces Charleston shooting as act of 'racist terrorism'

While campaigning near Ferguson, Clinton definitively labelled the killing of nine black churchgoers, as politicians and pundits remain divided on semantics

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'Charleston is the home, the mother of racism': Walter Scott and the AME church shooting

The white suspects are being held in an isolation wing of the same same jail: a four-storey fortified facility that sits next to a swampy river bend on the outskirts of Charleston, surrounded by razor wire and patrolled by police dogs.

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Inside the mind of Bernie Sanders: unbowed, unchanged, and unafraid of a good fight

The diplomatic overture was dispatched to Hu Yaobang, chairman of the Chinese Communist Party, on 29 October 1981. A near-identical letter was sent to the Kremlin, for the attention of Leonid Brezhnev, general secretary of the Communist party of the Soviet Union.

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Big money: Ted Cruz's early 2016 funding topples Romney

Newfound donor network helps Cruz double Romney’s haul in first week of 2012 campaign and outstrip his small-donor total from first 11 weeks in only eight days

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Selma, 50 years on: Some white southerners still mourning the loss of the Confederacy

As thousands marched across Selma’s Edmund Pettus bridge this weekend, a small band of white people were less than a mile away, mourning the loss of the Confederacy and guarding a memorial to a white supremacist.

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Prosecutors weigh criminal charges against HSBC as Elizabeth Warren turns up the heat

The US Department of Justice is considering bringing criminal charges against HSBC and its executives as part of its investigation into whether the bank’s Swiss subsidiary helped US clients evade taxes.

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Too big to jail? HSBC bank helped wealthy clients conceal billions -- and the US knew in 2010

A leading member of the Senate banking committee is calling on the US government to explain what action it took after receiving a massive cache of leaked data that revealed how the Swiss banking arm of HSBC , the world’s second-largest bank, helped wealthy customers conceal billions of dollars of assets.

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Obama full of swagger: State of the Union leaves GOP enraged

When Barack Obama looked out into the audience of his State of the Union speech on Tuesday, he was met with a truly historic sight. No Democratic president in the last century has addressed a Congress dominated by so many Republican lawmakers.

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Prince Andrew named in US lawsuit over underage sex allegations

In case related to banker Jeffrey Epstein, woman alleges in court filing that she was forced to have repeated ‘sexual relations’ with duke

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