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Big wins for Trump, Clinton

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump waves after speaking during a primary night event Tuesday, April 26, 2016, in New York. (Julie Jacobson / Associated Press)
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump waves after speaking during a primary night event Tuesday, April 26, 2016, in New York. (Julie Jacobson / Associated Press)

In a front-runner’s rout, Republican Donald Trump roared to victory Tuesday in five contests across the Northeast and confidently declared himself the GOP’s “presumptive nominee.” Hillary Clinton was dominant in four Democratic races and now is 90 percent of the way to the number she needs to claim her own nomination. Trump’s and Clinton’s wins propelled them ever closer to a general election showdown. Still, Sanders and Republicans Ted Cruz and John Kasich, vowed to keep running, even as opportunities to topple the leaders dwindle./Julie Pace and Catherine Lucey, AP. More here.



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D.F. Oliveria started Huckleberries Online on Feb. 16, 2004. Oliveria's Sunday print Huckleberries is a past winner of the national Herb Caen Memorial Column contest.