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Beware the 'Ides of March': last chance to stop Trump

If the Republican front-runner wins all or most of the races on Tuesday, that would provide him enormous momentum and could drain the energy from the campaigns of his party rivals

Fuelled by populist sentiments, angry Republican voters have helped Mr Trump to win one primary after another and emerge as his party's presidential front-runner.


"BEWARE the Ides of March," a soothsayer warned Julius Caesar in William Shakespeare's famous play. On his way to the Theatre of Pompey on March 15 in the year 44 BC, Caesar passed the seer and joked: "The ides of March have come," indicating that the prophecy had not been...

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