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    Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden topped an IOWA poll as the favored 2020 Democratic presidential candidate before officially announcing whether he’ll be running. Two more British women who fled to Syria to join the Islamic State have been stripped of their citizenship by the U.K. government. Two apparent tornadoes touched down yesterday in central Arkansas causing building damage as storms hit northeast Mississippi.

    In the week ahead: On Monday, President Trump is expected to propose deep domestic spending cuts and a boost in Pentagon funding as part of his 2020 budget plan. On Wednesday, former Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort will be sentenced on two conspiracy charges, each of which carries a maximum penalty of five years. And on Thursday, the Special Olympics World Games kick off in the United Arab Emirates, where some 7,500 athletes from around 190 countries are expected to compete.

    #OZYfact: Since the launch of 23andMe in 2006, more than 5 million people have used the genetic testing kit. Read more on OZY.

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