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'A capacity to move voters': Will California be Bernie Sanders' golden state?

After Hillary Clinton won the New York Democratic primary in April, her surrogates began relaying the message: game over, Bernie Sanders. Time to go home . It is mathematically impossible to win the nomination.

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Protests by outside Albuquerque rally overshadow Donald Trump's Washington primary win

Donald Trump easily won the Washington state primary on Tuesday, but his victory was overshadowed by violence outside a rally in Albuquerque, New Mexico, where protesters smashed windows and threw rocks at police.

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RoboCop is real -- and could be patrolling at a shopping mall near you

There’s a new sheriff in town at the Stanford shopping center, and he has high-definition infra-red cameras and can process 300 license plates a minute

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Donald Trump takes his shots at 'goofy' Elizabeth Warren in victory speech

Thousands of Trump supporters turned out in Eugene, Oregon, to witness their candidate in his week of triumph over the Republican party; the queue, sweating in the hot bright sunlight, snaked out away from the convention centre and spilled from the compound into the street.

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Native American nations unite to ride against proposed North Dakota pipeline

About 200 people rode on horseback to protest against pipeline that encroaches on tribal lands and could pollute Missouri river: ‘We’re looking out for all people’

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Anti-Trump campaign sparks civil war among 'Anonymous' hackers

The ripple effects of Donald Trump’s presidential candidacy have led to a civil war in the Republican party. But they have also had the unexpected consequence of leading to a subterranean civil war within Anonymous, the mysterious hacking collective.

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Hulk Hogan vs Gawker: The $100 million lawsuit wrestling with the future of first amendment rights

Gawker begins the legal fight of its life on Monday with opening statements in a lawsuit between the New York media company and the moustachioed wrestling and reality TV star Hulk Hogan over the publication of his sex tape.

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'Violence is not acceptable': Police hunt for suspect in Anaheim KKK stabbings

The Anaheim police department have appealed to the public for help catching a man wanted for assault over stabbings which occurred during a brawl between six Ku Klux Klan (KKK) members and around 30 counter-protests on Saturday.

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Donald Trump spent $325,000 on those goofy red hats

The billionaire mogul-turned-presidential candidate Donald Trump lent his own campaign more than $10.8m in a loan that amounts to a bet on himself, government-mandated disclosures revealed on Sunday. His campaign also appears to have spent well more than $325,000 on those “Make America Great Again” hats.

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Iowa caucus: candidates offer last pitch as America (finally) prepares to vote

Hillary Clinton is speaking in Des Moines, Iowa

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O'Malley and Sanders give Clinton run for her money at Nevada caucus dinner

Hillary Clinton found herself in an unexpected battle for the support of primary voters in Nevada, as Bernie Sanders and Martin O’Malley impressed at a caucus dinner in Las Vegas on Wednesday night.

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Obama's gun control actions have little impact on the 'Craigslist for guns'

The founder of America’s largest peer-to-peer firearm sales website – known as the “Craigslist for guns” – has said that Barack Obama’s executive actions on gun control are “well-meaning but ultimately ineffective”.

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Protesters say Minneapolis cops taunted them after gunmen wounded five: 'This is what you guys wanted'

“This is what you guys wanted,” police told protesters after five demonstrators were shot and injured by masked men at a continuing protest in Minneapolis on Monday night, witnesses told the Guardian.

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NASA signs first contracts with SpaceX for manned commercial spaceflight

SpaceX joins Boeing in planning first private manned launches to International Space Station, provisionally set to take place before the end of 2017

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