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Trump prepared to cede Wyoming delegate contest

Trump prepared to cede Wyoming delegate contest

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Donald Trump’s presidential campaign has all but thrown in the towel in Wyoming ahead of Saturday’s Republican convention. A senior Trump adviser, Alan Cobb, says the billionaire businessman’s campaign made a conscious decision not to commit resources to Wyoming. Trump picked only up a single delegate in last month’s Wyoming county…

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US researchers see more signs NKorea is producing plutonium

US researchers see more signs NKorea is producing plutonium

WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. researchers see further signs from satellite imagery that North Korea is looking to produce more plutonium for nuclear weapons. The activity seen at the Nyongbyon nuclear complex comes amid a flurry of weapons-related tests by North Korea. The website 38 North says that commercial satellite imagery taken Monday shows a rail…

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Boston marks 3rd anniversary of deadly marathon bombing

Boston marks 3rd anniversary of deadly marathon bombing

BOSTON (AP) – Boston marked the third anniversary of the deadly 2013 marathon bombings with subdued remembrances. The governor and mayor joined victims’ families Friday morning for a brief and quiet ceremony at the finish line on Boylston Street. Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker and his wife, Lauren, bowed their heads in silence after helping the…

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Trump baffles with question about former Penn State coach

Trump baffles with question about former Penn State coach

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Donald Trump was showing off his knowledge of all things Pennsylvania during a Pittsburgh rally when he asked a baffling question – about Penn State’s famed football coach. “How’s Joe Paterno?” Trump asked supporters Wednesday night. “Are we gonna bring that back?” Paterno died in January 2012 just months after being dismissed…

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