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1US Senate

Ted Cruz names Carly Fiorina as vice president pick

Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz announced today Carly Fiorina as his vice president pick after "a great deal of consideration and prayer." "This is a choice that you are telling the American people this is an individual who I trust and, even more importantly, this is an individual you can trust to lead this country no matter what might happen," Cruz said at a campaign rally in Indianapolis.

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2Youngwood, PA

Trump, Clinton sweep to victory in Northeastern contests

MANDATORY CREDIT; MAGS OUT . Republican presidential candidate, Ohio Gov. John Kasich, speaks during a town hall at Thomas farms Community Center Monday, April 25, 2016, in Rockville, Md.

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3US News

Cruz Names Fiorina as Running Mate

Republican Ted Cruz, seeking to change the course of his flagging presidential campaign, on Wednesday named Carly Fiorina as his running mate as he tries to slow the march of Donald Trump toward the party's nomination. The announcement came a day after big losses in five northeastern states dealt a severe setback to the Texas senator's chances of overtaking the GOP front-runner.

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4Illegal Immigration

Trump: Obama - Allowing' Illegal Immigration, - He Wants It To Happen'

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump stated that on illegal immigration, President Obama is "allowing this to happen. He wants it to happen" on Monday's "Hannity" on the Fox News Channel.

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5Personal Finance

Undocumented immigrants have prosperous careers

The world of undocumented immigrants includes maids and farmworkers, several families under one roof and people living in the shadows.

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6Travel

Obama says North Carolina law should be overturned

President Barack Obama called on Friday for the overturning of a North Carolina law that requires transgender people to use public bathrooms conforming to the sex on their birth certificates and restricts protections for LGBT people. Obama criticized the state law and others targeting LGBT people during a news conference Friday in London.

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7US Politics

Americans' confidence in economy at 2016 low

It's at its lowest level so far in 2016, according to the weekly survey known as the Gallup U.S. Economic Confidence Index. In fact, people's perceptions of the economy haven't been this poor since late August when stock markets around the world were crashing and there were fears China might be slipping into a deep downturn.

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8Peebles, OH

Gun sales rising in southern Ohio after Pike Co. murders

In the wake of eight family members killed execution-style in Pike County, many residents throughout southeast Ohio are taking extra measures to remain safe. "I'm the guy who sells all the guns and ammo to the law abiding citizens in the area," Cabin Fever owner Phil Montgomery said.

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9Stanford University

Republican John Boehner calls Ted Cruz 'Lucifer in the flesh'

Former House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, sharply rebuked Texas senator and GOP presidential hopeful Ted Cruz, calling him several not-so-nice names during a talk at Stanford University. Keep clicking to see the highlights of Ted Cruz's presidential campaign thus far.

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10Black Entertainment

Prince Has the No. 1 and 2 Albums This Week With 'Purple...

Michael Jackson's Number Ones topped the Billboard 200 after his death in 2009. David Bowie didn't live to see Blackstar become his first No.

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