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Cruz upsets Trump in Iowa caucuses; Clinton scrapes through

With 99 per cent of precincts counted in the Republican contest, Mr Cruz led Mr Trump 27.7 per cent to 24.3 per cent.

Des Moines

IT WAS a bad night in Iowa for the establishment on both sides of the political aisle.

Senator Ted Cruz of Texas won Monday's Iowa Republican caucuses in an upset over billionaire Donald Trump, while Democrat Hillary Clinton eked out the narrowest of wins over Senator