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Republican division laid bare as heavyweights 'boycott' convention

The Republican Party’s four day convention got off to a chaotic start after opponents of Donald Trump tried and failed to force a vote on his candidacy.

The Republican Party’s four day convention got off to a chaotic start after opponents of Donald Trump tried and failed to force a vote on his candidacy.

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Republican Convention Day 1: security, Melania and marines

The Republican National Convention has kicked off in Cleveland - the theme on Day 1 'make America safe again', a play on presumptive nominee Donald Trump's slogan to make America great again.

The Republican National Convention has kicked off in Cleveland - the theme on Day 1 'make America safe again', a play on presumptive nominee Donald Trump's slogan to make America great again.

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Gunman arrested at Texas Donald Trump rally

A man who allegedly had a gun at a rally for presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump in the US state of Texas was detained on Friday (June 17).

A man who allegedly had a gun at a rally for presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump in the US state of Texas was detained on Friday (June 17).

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Trump furious as golf tournament moved to Mexico

The Republican presidential hopeful has said that the PGA has put "profit over jobs" by moving the 2017 World Golf Championship from Trump's Miami Resort to Mexico City.

The Republican presidential hopeful has said that the PGA has put "profit over jobs" by moving the 2017 World Golf Championship from Trump's Miami Resort to Mexico City.

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The world according to Trump; unashamedly white, and right

Donald Trump, Republican presidential nomination secure, is now starting to make policy statements he will put to the American people for approval in his November election bid. But in foreign policy t

Donald Trump, Republican presidential nomination secure, is now starting to make policy statements he will put to the American people for approval in his November election bid. But in foreign policy t

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Donald Trump wins enough delegates to clinch Republican nomination

Trump saw off his last two rivals this month and reached 1,237 delegates needed. However, his nomination won't be official until the Grand Old Party confirms it in July and he will need to rally the d

Trump saw off his last two rivals this month and reached 1,237 delegates needed. However, his nomination won't be official until the Grand Old Party confirms it in July and he will need to rally the d

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Trump gains enough delegates for Republican nomination: AP

Donald Trump has won enough delegates to secure the Republican Party’s nomination for US president, according to estimates by the Associated…

Donald Trump has won enough delegates to secure the Republican Party’s nomination for US president, according to estimates by the Associated…

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Violent clashes outside rally but Trump ever-confident of US election success

Violence overshadowed Donald Trump’s campaign rally in Albuquerque, New Mexico, shortly after polls showed the contentious Republican presidential candidate had easily won the Washington State…

Violence overshadowed Donald Trump’s campaign rally in Albuquerque, New Mexico, shortly after polls showed the contentious Republican presidential candidate had easily won the Washington State…

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NRA gun lobby backs Trump and takes aim at Clinton

The powerful US gun lobby, the National Rifle Association, has endorsed Donald Trump as he attempts to become the next president of the United States.

The powerful US gun lobby, the National Rifle Association, has endorsed Donald Trump as he attempts to become the next president of the United States.

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Donald Trump doubts relationship with UK PM David Cameron

US presidential hopeful Donald Trump said he was unlikely to have a good relationship with David Cameron. The British prime minister has criticised

US presidential hopeful Donald Trump said he was unlikely to have a good relationship with David Cameron. The British prime minister has criticised

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Trump turns on the charm as he tries to woo senior Republicans

After scorning the Washington establishment including the Republican hierarchy, Donald Trump went on a charm offensive in the US capital to try to

After scorning the Washington establishment including the Republican hierarchy, Donald Trump went on a charm offensive in the US capital to try to

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Trump seeks Republican leaders support

To endorse or not endorse? That’s likely to be a question uppermost on many Republican party leaders minds, when Donald Trump heads to Capitol Hill

To endorse or not endorse? That’s likely to be a question uppermost on many Republican party leaders minds, when Donald Trump heads to Capitol Hill

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Sanders and Trump triumph in West Virginia primary

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has won in West Virginia’s primary. However, the senator still trails rival Hillary Clinton’s lead

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has won in West Virginia’s primary. However, the senator still trails rival Hillary Clinton’s lead

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Donald Trump pledges higher taxes for the wealthy

Donald Trump has said that he would increase taxation on the rich if he became president. He told US news channel NBC “For the wealthy, I think

Donald Trump has said that he would increase taxation on the rich if he became president. He told US news channel NBC “For the wealthy, I think

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US House Speaker Paul Ryan 'not ready' to back Trump

He is the last man standing in the Republican presidential race. But presumptive nominee Donald Trump has split the party, with some senior figures

He is the last man standing in the Republican presidential race. But presumptive nominee Donald Trump has split the party, with some senior figures

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Donald Trump set for Republican nomination

The Cruz withdrawal and a commanding win in Indiana means Trump has gone from long-shot contender to the Republicans' presumptive nominee.

The Cruz withdrawal and a commanding win in Indiana means Trump has gone from long-shot contender to the Republicans' presumptive nominee.

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Destination Indiana in the presidential primary trail

Trump – “win in Indiana and its over for rivals Confident Clinton focuses on presidential race Cruz still hopes to block Trump winning nomination

Trump – “win in Indiana and its over for rivals Confident Clinton focuses on presidential race Cruz still hopes to block Trump winning nomination

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Trump jokes about protest in California

Hundreds of demonstrators attempted to disrupt a Republican convention in California on Friday where presidential candidate Donald Trump was due to

Hundreds of demonstrators attempted to disrupt a Republican convention in California on Friday where presidential candidate Donald Trump was due to

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Trump and Clinton register big wins in northeast primaries

Trump rolls up victories in all five primaries Clinton clinches four Rivals still refusing to give up chase for delegates Donald Trump has swept

Trump rolls up victories in all five primaries Clinton clinches four Rivals still refusing to give up chase for delegates Donald Trump has swept

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"Rigged and broken" - Trump slams Republican primary system

Trump slams rivals over pact to stop him Republican nomination system ‘rigged’ Cruz-Kasich deal ‘too late’ Donald Trump has described called the

Trump slams rivals over pact to stop him Republican nomination system ‘rigged’ Cruz-Kasich deal ‘too late’ Donald Trump has described called the

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Trump rubbishes Republican rivals over "collusion"

Donald Trump has attacked his Republican rivals for teaming up to stop him from winning the party’s presidential nomination. The front-runner in the

Donald Trump has attacked his Republican rivals for teaming up to stop him from winning the party’s presidential nomination. The front-runner in the