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Indiana voters cast their ballots in key US presidential primaries Tuesday, with Republican Donald Trump hoping to knock out his rivals and Hillary Clinton seeking to further cement her status as the Democrats' presumptive pick. The latest contest in the 2016 race for the White House is seen as a day of reckoning for the movement to "stop Trump" led by his closest rival Ted Cruz. "I don't think he's got the temperament to be president," Trump said of Cruz in an interview with Fox News after polls opened.
By Dan Williams, Patricia Zengerle and Matt Spetalnick JERUSALEM/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Negotiations meant to enshrine U.S. defense aid for Israel over the next decade have snagged on disputes about the size, scope and fine print of a new multibillion-dollar package, officials say. Five months into the talks, several U.S. and Israeli officials disclosed details about the disputes to Reuters on condition of anonymity. The U.S. and Israeli governments said negotiations were continuing, declining to elaborate.
Ninety-four of the city's 97 public schools were closed as a result of the "sickout" on Tuesday, according to Chrystal Wilson, a spokeswoman for Michigan's largest public school system. The teachers' union, the Detroit Federation of Teachers, said in a statement that it is seeking a guarantee that teachers will get paid for their work. "Their failure to give us that guarantee is tantamount to a lock-out," the statement said, referring to school system officials.