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February 2, 2016 Brooklyn Daily Eagle
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IOWA — Cruz Wins Iowa: Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas greets supporters during a caucus night rally on Monday in Des Moines. Cruz sealed a victory in the Republican state caucus, winning on the strength of his relentless campaigning and support from his party’s diehard conservatives.

PENNSYLVANIA — Groundhog Day Celebrated: Handler Ron Ploucha holds up Punxsutawney Phil during the annual celebration of Groundhog Day on Gobbler’s Knob in Punxsutawney on Tuesday. The handlers say the furry rodent failed to see his shadow at dawn, meaning he “predicted” an early spring.

BEIJING — Trio Admires Decorations: An elderly couple holds a child standing on a scooter as they walk under colorful decorations for a temple fair ahead of the Chinese Lunar New Year at Ditan Park on Tuesday. The Lunar New Year will be celebrated on Feb. 8 this year, which marks the Year of Monkey on the Chinese zodiac.

PARAGUAY — Soldiers Fight Disease: Army soldiers clean the backyard of a hospital in an Aedes aegypti mosquito control effort in Asuncion on Tuesday. The Aedes aegypti mosquito is vector for the spread of the Zika virus, which has suspected links to birth defects in newborn children. There is no treatment or vaccine for the mosquito-borne virus, which is in the same family of viruses as dengue.


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