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A car bomb Sunday hit the Turkish city of Gaziantep, a major refugee hub near the Syrian border, killing at least one policeman and wounding 13 people, with the country on edge after a succession of militant attacks. In a separate attack in the province of Mardin to the east, three Turkish soldiers died in an ambush by Kurdish militants who have killed hundreds of members of the security forces in a renewed insurgency since last year. Gaziantep regional governor Ali Yerlikaya said in a statement quoted by the state-run Anatolia news agency that nine of those wounded in the attack in the city were police and the explosion was caused by a car bomb.
BURLINGAME, Calif. (AP) — The Republican Party in California has been riven for decades between those who want to tack to the ideological center to expand its diminishing appeal and those who want it to enforce conservative purity. But the prospect of Donald Trump clinching the nomination in the Golden State has scrambled the party's political fault lines in advance of its pivotal June primary, forging unexpected alliances that blur those longstanding divisions.
PHOENIX (AP) — Texas Sen. Ted Cruz pulled out a strategic victory at the Arizona Republican Party convention, nailing down a large majority of delegates to the national convention amid cheating accusations from backers of businessman Donald Trump.