#Ever Trump? Indiana landslide knocks Cruz out of race

#Ever Trump? Indiana landslide knocks Cruz out of raceNEW YORK—Donald Trump scored a landslide victory in Indiana’s Republican presidential primary Tuesday, dealing a knockout blow to Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, who abruptly ended his campaign, making the real estate mogul turned insurgent candidate the party’s likely nominee this November. Just one other Republican remained in the race: Ohio Gov. John Kasich, whose advisers said he would continue to campaign. “It’s been an unbelievable day and evening and year,” Trump told reporters at an election night event at Trump Tower.



Sanders defeats Clinton in Indiana, throwing wrench in her pivot to November

Sanders defeats Clinton in Indiana, throwing wrench in her pivot to NovemberSen. Bernie Sanders pumps his first in the air to the crowd after his wife Jane came onstage at a campaign event held during Indiana primary day in Louisville, Kentucky. Sanders spoke to thousands of supporters in Louisville, Kentucky, before Indiana’s results were in.



Clinton campaign on Trump becoming the likely Republican nominee: He’s a ‘bully’

Clinton campaign on Trump becoming the likely Republican nominee: He’s a ‘bully’Hillary Clinton makes a stop at the Lincoln Square pancake house in Indianapolis, Indiana as she campaigns for votes on May 1, 2016. John Podesta, the chairman of Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign, reacted to Donald Trump’s emergence as the likely Republican nominee on Tuesday with a statement declaring the businessman is a “bully” who is unprepared to lead the country. The Clinton campaign sent Podesta’s statement to reporters after Trump won the Indiana primary.



Cruz shocks his supporters with a sudden exit

Cruz shocks his supporters with a sudden exitMoments before Ted Cruz publicly ended a campaign for president that had lasted more than a year, he stood backstage and thanked his closest friends, supporters and advisers for their help and support. When Cruz finished speaking, the group of about 50 people applauded — several of them wiping away tears — and Cruz’s campaign manager Jeff Roe walked away from them, looking down, and shook his head. Cruz’s speech to a group of a few hundred devoted followers from the main stage minutes later was met with disbelief and anguish.



Navy SEAL killed in Iraq was close to disgraced grandfather

White House Defends Iraq Mission After US DeathPHOENIX (AP) — The Navy SEAL killed in Iraq on Tuesday was identified as Charlie Keating IV, a former Phoenix high school star distance runner and the grandson of the late Arizona financier involved in the 1980s savings and loan scandal.



Georgia governor vetoes 'campus-carry' concealed gun bill

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal speaks during a news conference (AP Photo/David Goldman)ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's Republican governor vetoed a bill Tuesday allowing concealed handguns on college campuses, rejecting the proposal that a legislature controlled by his own party had easily approved in an election year.



Ted Cruz ends his bid for Republican presidential nomination

Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks as his wife, Heidi, listens during a primary night campaign event, Tuesday, May 3, 2016, in Indianapolis. Cruz ended his presidential campaign, eliminating the biggest impediment to Donald Trump's march to the Republican nomination. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)Texas Sen. Ted Cruz ended his presidential campaign Tuesday, eliminating the biggest impediment to Donald Trump’s march to the Republican nomination. The conservative tea party firebrand who cast himself as the only viable alternative to Trump announced his exit after a stinging defeat in Indiana’s Republican primary. “It appears that path has been foreclosed,” Cruz told supporters in Indianapolis.



Exit poll: Indiana GOP voters pick Trump, but party divided

Voters wait to cast their ballot in the Indiana Primary at the Hamilton Co. Auto Auction, Tuesday, May 3, 2016, in Noblesville, Ind. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump called for GOP unity after his Indiana primary victory Tuesday night, but exit polls suggest he's facing a significant intraparty rift.



Author says he now thinks father wasn't Iwo Jima flag-raiser

FILE - In this Feb 23, 1945 file photo, U.S. Marines of the 28th Regiment, 5th Division, raise the American flag atop Mt. Suribachi, Iwo Jima, Japan. The Marine Corps said Monday, May 2, 2016, that it has begun investigating whether it mistakenly identified one of the men shown raising the U.S. flag at Iwo Jima in one of the iconic images of World War II after two amateur history buffs began raising questions about the picture. The Marines announced its inquiry more than a year after Eric Krelle, a toy designer from Omaha, Neb., and Stephen Foley, who works at a building supply company in Wexford, Ireland, questioned the identity of one man. (AP Photo/Joe Rosenthal, File)DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The author of a best-selling book about his father and other men who raised a U.S. flag at Iwo Jima during World War II said Tuesday he no longer believes his father was in an iconic photograph of the event.



Kerry warns Assad of 'repercussions' over truce violations

US Secretary of State John Kerry answers a question on Syria while speaking in the briefing room of the State Department on May 3, 2016 in Washington, DCUS Secretary of State John Kerry warned Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad on Tuesday of "repercussions" if his regime flouts a new ceasefire being negotiated with Moscow for the battered city of Aleppo. A February 27 truce between the Syrian regime and non-jihadist rebels raised hopes for efforts to resolve the five-year conflict. "If Assad does not adhere to this, there will clearly be repercussions and one of them may be the total destruction of the ceasefire and they go back to war," Kerry told reporters.



Cruz to Trump: My father is not linked to JFK assassination

Cruz to Trump: My father is not linked to JFK assassinationTexas Sen. Ted Cruz responded Tuesday to allegations that his father, Rafael Cruz, was somehow linked to Lee Harvey Oswald. “There’s a whole thing, and, you know, his father was with Lee Harvey Oswald prior to Oswald’s being – uh, you know shot. During a news conference later Thursday, Cruz dismissed Trump’s allegations concerning Kennedy’s death in Dallas on Nov. 22, 1963.



A confident Trump looks past Indiana

A confident Trump looks past IndianaCARMEL, Ind.—Indiana was supposed to be the state that could potentially derail Donald Trump’s insurgent bid for the Republican presidential nomination. Speaking to a capacity crowd of nearly 1,800 people, Trump, with his characteristic bravado, touted his six straight primary wins — and predicted he would easily claim yet another, pointing to polls that show him with a wide lead in Indiana heading into Tuesday’s vote. “Boom, boom, boom — we’re knocking them out like corn flakes,” Trump declared.



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