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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Giving no indication of yielding to pressure, North Carolina's Republican leaders called a federal warning about the legality of the state's new law limiting LGBT anti-discrimination rules a broad overreach by the government.
Billionaire Donald Trump set about unifying a fractured Republican party Thursday, fortified by the support of a key party leader as he launches into battle for the White House against likely Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. "As the presumptive nominee, he now has the opportunity and the obligation to unite our party around our goals,” McConnell said in a statement. Trump's commanding victory in Indiana's primary Tuesday pushed remaining challengers Ted Cruz and then Ohio Governor John Kasich out of the race, leaving the real estate tycoon an uncontested path to the nomination.
By Joe Brock and Ed Cropley JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - As head of intelligence for the outlawed African National Congress during apartheid, Jacob Zuma neutralised perceived traitors and sidelined opponents to shore up his position, people who worked with him say. Decades later, as South Africa's President, he hasn't lost his touch. ...