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Republican U.S. presidential candidate and businessman Donald Trump speaks to supporters following the results of the Indiana state primary at Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York
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Trump Nomination in Sight

Ted Cruz dropped out of the 2016 race shortly after losing the Indiana primary to Donald Trump. On the Democratic side, Bernie Sanders beat Hillary Clinton in Indiana in a victory that will do little to shake up that party's race

Iraqi military vehicles are seen on the front line as government forces fight Islamic State group jihadists near Fallujah, in Iraq's Anbar province, on May 3, 2016.

Navy SEAL Killed in Iraq Identified

The Navy SEAL killed in Iraq has been identified as Charlie Keating IV, the grandson of the late Arizona financier involved in savings and loan scandal. Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey announced that Keating died in an Islamic State group attack near the city of Irbil

Canada Wildfire

Wildfire Forces Evacuation of Entire Canadian City

All residents of Fort McMurray, Alberta have been ordered to evacuate as a wildfire threatens the city. The population of about 80,000 was put under a mandatory evacuation order and fleeing residents have congested Highway 63

Brazilian top model Gisele Bundchen poses before a fashion show by German designer Karl Lagerfeld as part of his latest inter-seasonal Cruise collection for fashion house Chanel at the Paseo del Prado street in Havana, Cuba

Chanel Takes Over the Runway in Havana

Fashionistas and celebrities from around the world flocked to a Havana colonial avenue transformed into a private runway for French fashion house Chanel. The company premiered its 2016/2017 "cruise" line in the Cuban capital

Drought In Jammu And Kashmir, 10 Villages Affected

Water Scarcity Could Shrink Some Economies: Report

Economic growth in some parts of the world could shrink by as much as 6% by 2050 as water supplies dry up from climate change, according to a World Bank report. Scarcity also threatens to drive migration and ignite civil conflict

Flint Residents Ready for Presidential Visit

Five months after the news of the Flint water crisis broke, President Obama will be travel to the Michigan city to meet with community members and give a speech to residents. One 8-year-old girl knows exactly what she'll tell the President

Kochi: Students hold a protest march demanading justice in the rape and murder case of a law student, in Kochi, Kerala on Tuesday

3 Detained After Rape-Murder in Southern India

Police detained three men for questioning in the rape and murder of a law student in Kerala state, officials said. Women have staged protests over a case that has drawn comparisons to the deadly 2012 gang rape of a woman in New Delhi stock photos Health Syringe Needle

Medical Errors Are a Leading Cause of Death: Study

The third-most deadly killers of Americans are medical errors, accounting for more than 250,000 deaths each year, according to a new study. Such errors can cause people who have otherwise long life expectancies to meet an untimely death

Honduras Activist Slain

Dam Company Tried to Tar Slain Honduran Activist

Previously unpublicized court records from 2014 show that the government and DESA repeatedly sought to tar Caceres and her colleagues as violent anarchists bent on terrorizing the population through their protests at the project site

Striking Verizon employees staged a rally in Copley Square, followed by a march to a Verizon Destination Store on Boylston Street, where union officials spoke to the crowd from the back of a pickup truck.

Striking Verizon Workers to Get $400 Million

The nearly 40,000 Verizon workers on strike will start receiving payments this week from a $400 million union fund to offset lost wages and benefits. Both sides appear to be digging in for a longer strike than expected

The 58th GRAMMY Awards - "Hamilton" GRAMMY Performance

Hamilton Sets Tony Record

Hamilton, the Pulitzer Prize-winning hip-hop musical about founding father Alexander Hamilton set a new record when it raked in 16 Tony nominations. The musical broke the record previously set by The Producers and Billy Elliot