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Trump’s dominance in GOP frustrates some in Iowa eager for a competitive campaign

With less than three weeks until the   Iowa caucuses   formally usher in the presidential nomination process, White House hopefuls are usually in a heated competition. They fan out across the state and pack as many events into a single day as is humanly possible — all in a bid to appeal to undecided voters and lock down support that could lift them to victory in Iowa and keep them in the race for months to come. But as the campaign intensifies ahead of the Jan. 15 caucuses, the normal frenzy is subdued. While the schedule is filling up, former President  Donald Trump  is such a commanding force in the party that some voters worry the contest that normally transforms Iowa into the center of the political world may turn out to be something of a snooze. “It’s kind of frustrating,” said Jenna Maifeld, a 19-year-old student at the University of Iowa who is eager to participate in her first caucus but is disappointed with the campaign cycle’s lack of competition. “I feel like a lot of people

Oakland Police Officer Murdered While Answering Burglary Report

Oakland police officers console each other as they leave Highland Hospital in Oakland, Calif., on Friday, Dec. 29, 2023. An Oakland police officer was shot and killed Friday while answering a report of a burglary at a marijuana dispensary , authorities said. (Jose Carlos Fajardo/Bay Area News Group via AP) An Oakland, California, police officer was murdered while answering a burglary report at a marijuana dispensary. On Friday, 36-year-old Tuan Le was one of the few police officers who responded to a burglary call at a cannabis business near Jack London Square at approximately 4:30 a.m. Hearts broken  Praying for friends and loved ones of  @oaklandpoliceca  Officer Tuan Le who was shot and killed in the line of duty today — Glendale Arizona FOP Lodge 12 (@GlendaleFOP12)  December 30, 2023 Interim Police Chief Darren Allison stated at a news conference that the arriving uniformed and plainclothes officers observed multiple people leaving the business.  One

Israel-Hamas War: IDF finds bodies of hostages in Gaza tunnels

Smoke rises over Gaza, as seen from southern Israel, December 24, 2023 (photo credit: REUTERS/VIOLETA SANTOS MOURA) 1 hr 55 min ago IDF reveals: This is how bodies of five Gaza hostage were found, recovered Around December 12, the IDF found two bodies, and around three days later, it found three more. By  YONAH JEREMY BOB   IDF retrieves bodies of Gaza hostages in December 2023 (IDF SPOKESPERSON'S UNIT) The IDF on Sunday night disclosed the full background behind its finding of five bodies of  hostages held by Hamas  in an underground strategic-size tunnel near Jabalya in northern Gaza. Around December 12, the IDF found two bodies, and around three days later, it found three more bodies in another area nearby. At the time, it only announced the finding of the first two bodies. Go to the full article >> Show More   Katsina State: Buy Gold 2023 (Take A Look) Sponsored by Gold In Mexico | Search Ads SORT BY                                 Latest                                 O