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Who is Pete Buttigieg?

Pete Buttigieg has built his campaign around the idea of generational change.
Until launching his presidential campaign in January 2019, Buttigieg was a relatively obscure mayor of South Bend, a city in Indiana of just over 100.000 people, as New York Times reports.

Iran's top diplomat, Hamas head discuss US plan

Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif and Hamas political chief Ismail Haniyeh denounced the U.S.' so-called Middle East peace plan in a phone call on Feb. 6.

Zarif expressed support for the stances of the Palestinian people and leaders against the "unilateral" plan of the U.S., Iran's Foreign Ministry said in a written statement.

Trump won, Democrats lost: "They can't even run a caucus, let alone the government"

"Big WIN for us in Iowa tonight. Thank you!", Donald Trump wrote on Twitter.
Trump campaign used yesterday's contest to test its organizational strength, deploying Cabinet secretaries, top Republican officials and Trump family members to the state, as AP reports.
It's unusual for Iowa to even be holding a GOP contest with an incumbent in the White House.

China virus death toll tops 200 as WHO declares global emergency

The death toll from a new virus reached 213 on Jan. 31 and the World Health Organization (WHO) declared a global health emergency.

In a new travel advisory, the U.S. State Department raised its warning for China to the same level as Afghanistan and Iraq, saying on its website, "Do not travel to China due to novel coronavirus first identified in Wuhan."

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