Republican candidate heckled by 12-year-old on eve of primary as England witnesses a sporting tale for the ages after Leicester City claim title
Donald Trump is on the verge of a win in Indiana tonight that would leave him the likely Republican nominee. One recent public poll had the real estate mogul up 15 points over rival Ted Cruz, who was heckled by a 12-year-old and quizzed about his birthplace while his wife faced questions over whether he was a serial killer yesterday. Oh, and he seemed to ignore his running mate Carly Fiorina falling off the stage. These indignities and others came on the last day of campaigning in a state he desperately needs to win in order to continue his strategy of denying Donald Trump the 1,237 delegates needed to secure the GOP nomination. Heres where the delegate count stands for both parties. On the Democratic side Hillary Clinton is a few points ahead of Bernie Sanders in the polls. Results are expected some time after 6pm ET and well have live coverage throughout the evening.
The controversy over comedian Larry Wilmores use of the N-word to hail Barack Obama at the White House correspondents dinner over the weekend has yet to subside. The White House says the president appreciated the spirit of the comedians choice of words. The moment made me feel a sense of pride a sense of black pride, writes Rebecca Carroll.
Anna Wintours fashion gala, whose theme was man and machine, kicked off with dozens of celebrities turning up in sci-fi outfits. Guardian fashion critic Jess Cartner-Morley says Taylor Swifts platinum-blonde hair was OK but the rest of her outfit an old-school sci-fi baddie was unconvincing. Wintour looked balls-out regal, and of Sarah Jessica Parker she asked: You know in Cinderella, where the fairy godmother turns four lizards into footmen for the pumpkin-slash-coach? Am I right or am I right? You can see all the red carpet outfits right here.
The inventor of the crypto-currency may be Australian entrepreneur Craig Wright, we learned this week, but the currency itself is at the center of an ideological conflict. At issue is how to develop technologies that can establish it as a coherent, paperless, bank-less, state-less, currency.
A Silicon Valley tech CEO has sparked a backlash for comments slamming local fruit vendors, saying he would make their life miserable and destroy their produce if they were stationed near his house making him the latest wealthy Californian entrepreneur to publicly rail against low-income people.
Some of the largest food producers in the US have successfully petitioned Congress to propose changes that would shield their communications with boards overseen by the US Department of Agriculture. Among those behind the effort are United Egg Producers, the National Cattlemens Beef Association and National Pork Producers. Critics say they have already seen efforts to stifle competition.
The streaming service Hulu is to add live TV to its lineup, putting it in direct competition with traditional pay-TV providers and digital entrants, including Netflix. Executives at Hulu, which is owned by a consortium of competing television production companies including NBC, Disney and Fox, hope to win younger subscribers who reject expensive traditional cable TV packages.
The English Premier League, long dominated by the teams with the deepest pockets, has been given an astonishing lesson in humility. At the start of the season, Leicester City, a little-known and less supported team, were at 5,000-1 odds of winning the league. But with giants such as Chelsea, Manchester City and Manchester United stumbling, Leicester have achieved an unlikely sporting victory.
Meanwhile, in the NFL, the Oakland and Jacksonville teams have struggled to acquire top draft players for years. But now both are considered legitimate contenders for the top players becoming available. Where did it all go right?
It started as a secret handshake with his step-daughter. Now, Turner prize-winning British artist Martin Creed has installed a giant revolving neon sign that reads UNDERSTANDING on the waterfront in Brooklyn, New York. It has to do with wars and communicating with people in a way thats understanding, for lack of a better word, Creed says.
The controversy-prone British rap artist MIA says her new album Matahdatah could be her last but she wont be coming to the US to promote it. She claims to have US visa problems. I am handing my last LP in to my American label this week, the artist real name Maya Arulpragasam MIA posted on 2 May. Itll be up to them if its released.
Famous as the vessel that charted the coast of Australia, Captain James Cooks ship Endeavour has almost certainly been located off the coast of Rhode Island where it was scuttled in 1778 during the revolutionary war. The ship, which Cook sailed in the Pacific Ocean, passed through a number of hands before being used in a blockade.
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