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Joe Biden: Second woman accuses ex-VP of unwanted touching
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Image captionJoe Biden served as Barack Obama's vice-president from 2009-17
A second woman has accused former US Vice-President Joe Biden of inappropriate touching, as the leading Democrat mulls a White House bid.
Amy Lappos said Mr Biden had touched her face with both hands and rubbed noses with her a decade ago.
The allegation comes after another women, Lucy Flores, said Mr Biden kissed her on the back of her head at a campaign event.
Mr Biden has said he did not believe he has ever acted inappropriately.
The former Delaware senator, who served as Barack Obama's vice-president in 2009-17, is seen as a possible frontrunner in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination.
What do his accusers say?
Ms Lappos, a 43-year-old former aide to a Democratic congressman, said Mr Biden touched her inappropriately at a fundraiser in a private home in Hartford, Connecticut, in 2009.
She told the Hartford Courant the then vice-president entered the kitchen to thank a group of aides, before wrapping both hands around Ms Lappos' face and pulling her in to rub noses with her.
Ms Lappos called on Mr Biden not to run for the White House, saying: "Uninvited affection is not okay. Objectifying women is not okay."
Ms Flores' allegations first appeared on Friday in an article she wrote for The Cut magazine.