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GOP heavyweights gather in Iowa to woo voters

DES MOINES, Iowa -- For months, the 2016 Republican presidential race has been dominated by the "invisible primary" scramble for the backing of the party's donor class.

On Saturday, it goes grass roots.

At least eight likely candidates will give...

Saudi King Abdullah's legacy praised by US leaders

Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah was "always candid and had the courage of his convictions," President Barack Obama said in one of several messages of condolence issued by U.S. leaders following the king's death.

In a statement released shortly after...