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Trump's open path to nomination causes agony for some in GOP

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Donald Trump's last Republican foe, Ohio Gov. John Kasich, ended his quixotic presidential campaign Wednesday, cementing Trump's remarkable triumph as his party's presumptive nominee and launching him toward a likely fall battle with Hillary Clinton. Some Republican leaders began reluctantly rallying around Trump, but others agonized over their party's future....
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The Latest: Sen. McConnell calls on Trump to unite party

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on the 2016 presidential campaign (all times EDT):...
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Navy SEAL killed in Iraq was part of rescue team

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A Navy SEAL killed during a firefight in Iraq was part of a quick reaction force that moved in to rescue U.S. military advisers from an Islamic State attack, the Pentagon said Wednesday. The attack triggered a massive coalition air response that destroyed equipment, buildings and killed up to 60 militants....
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Obama tells Flint residents, 'I've got your back'

FLINT, Mich. (AP) -- Sipping filtered city water to show it's again drinkable, President Barack Obama promised Wednesday to ride herd on leaders at all levels of government until every drop of water flowing into homes in Flint, Michigan, is safe to use....
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Denial, bargaining, acceptance: stages of a Trump candidacy

In the beginning, many took it as a joke: A billionaire developer, riding his gilded escalators down from his Manhattan penthouse, his third wife at his side, to announce he was running for president. Neil Young's "Rockin' in the Free World" blared from the speakers....
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Illinois lawmakers urge Boeing not to sell aircraft to Iran

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Three Republican congressmen from Illinois are urging the chief executive officer of Chicago-based Boeing to avoid doing business with Iran and not sell aircraft to upgrade its fleet....
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Army captain sues Obama; says he lacks authority to fight IS

WASHINGTON (AP) -- An Army captain sued President Barack Obama on Wednesday, alleging that he doesn't have the proper congressional authority to wage war against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you believe Mr. Wilmore's use of the "N" word in reference to the president was racially insensitive or no big deal? <More Info>

Racially Insensitive
No Big Deal
Racially Insensitive
76%
No Big Deal
24%
Total Votes: 7,560

Yesterday's Poll

Do you agree with Warren Buffet that the U.S. economy is headed in the right direction and not any one single president will change that?

Yes
55%
No
45%
No Big Deal
0%
Total Votes: 11,638