Trump, ‘I consider myself the presumptive nominee’

Donald Trump took another step toward clinching the Republican presidential nomination Tuesday, easily sweeping Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, Rhode Island and Connecticut in the latest round of GOP primaries. But Trump’s victories, while commanding, did not bring an end to the Republican contest. Though the real estate mogul and former reality television star was expected to take home the majority of […]

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S. Korea: N. Korea almost completes nuclear test preparation

South Korea’s president said Tuesday that North Korea has almost completed preparations for a fifth nuclear test, and the country has reportedly placed a new midrange missile on standby for an impending launch. North Korea said two days ago it had successfully test-fired a ballistic missile from a submarine in a continuation of its weapons tests during ongoing South Korea-U.S. […]

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Populists vs. elites — America’s other favorite pastime

In recent days, Donald Trump and Paul Manafort, his new convention manager, have charged that Ted Cruz’s campaign is seeking to steal the election right out from under Trump. “Gestapo tactics,” moaned Manafort, casting aspersions on Cruz’s recent victory over Trump at Colorado’s Republican convention, as if Cruz had somehow rigged it in his favor. Trump may yet win through the […]

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Clinton has another big night and is poised to become first female major party presidential nominee

Hillary Clinton is on the verge of victory in the Democratic presidential primary, winning in Maryland, Pennsylvania, Connecticut and Delaware on Tuesday night. Her rival, Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont, won in Rhode Island. Clinton already appeared to be on the path toward clinching the race and becoming the first female major party presidential nominee on April 19, when she […]

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Google reportedly starting an in-house startup incubator

Google has a plan to retain some of its top talent. According to The Information, the company is looking into starting an in-house startup incubator. Known internally as “Area 120,” the plan is to allow entrepreneurial Googlers and their teams to develop their ideas with Google’s support and funding and potentially branch out with Google as an investor. Executives Don Harrison […]

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After Tuesday, will Bernie Sanders’ tone pave way for concession?

Polls suggest that Sen. Bernie Sanders is poised to lose Maryland and Pennsylvania in key races Tuesday, raising questions about whether the progressive candidate—who continues to raise millions of dollars from his passionate supporters—will adopt a more unifying tone as his chances for the Democratic nomination fade. During last week’s New York primary, Sanders sounded a defiant note as he […]

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Clinton campaign suggests possibility of an all-female ticket

Hillary Clinton’s potential election as the first female president of the United States would be historic — but why stop there? In an interview with the Boston Globe Thursday, campaign chairman John Podesta said “there is no question that there will be women” on Clinton’s list of potential running mates should she win the Democratic nomination. Clinton, Podesta said, is […]

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