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The last man standing in Donald Trump's path to the Republican nomination has ended his campaign, making the billionaire businessman the party's presumptive White House candidate.

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Stage set for Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton battle

Trump’s only remaining Republican opponent quits race as he begins the search for a running mate

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Syrian truce extended to Aleppo

US and Russia succeed in having fragile ceasefire extended to city

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Over 80,000 forced to flee wildfire in Canada

The entire population of Fort McMurray, Canada, was ordered to evacuate as a wildfire whipped by winds engulfed homes and sent ash raining down on people.

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Prince ‘sought doctor’s help day before he died’

Prince had arranged to meet a doctor to try to kick an addiction to painkillers shortly before his death, according to a newspaper report.

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Phone game will help scientists tackle dementia

Citizen scientists are being encouraged to join the fight to tackle dementia by playing a game on their phones.

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Arthritis drug linked to diabetes

A drug commonly used to treat rheumatoid arthritis has been linked to patients having a higher risk of diabetes.

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Excavation at paedophile couple’s home

Police are excavating the former home of a paedophile couple who knew serial killers Fred and Rose West.

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In Cuba, socialites rout the socialists

Fashionistas and celebrities from around the world flocked to a grand Havana colonial avenue which was transformed into a private runway for French fashion house Chanel.

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‘Leopards have lost three-quarters of their territory’

Leopards have lost up to three-quarters of the territory over which they once roamed, a study has shown.

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QUIRKY WORLD ... Diamond the size of a tennis ball could fetch €60m in sale

Britain: A London auctioneer says a diamond the size of a tennis ball, that is the largest discovered in more than a century, could sell for more than $70m (€60m).

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