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Politics

Obama said to winnow Supreme Court nominees to three finalists

epa03730900 US President Barack Obama nominates Robert Leon Wilkins (L), Cornelia Pillard (2-L) and Patricia Ann Millett (R) to the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit during a ceremony in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 04 June 2013.  EPA/SHAWN THEW

Bloomberg President Barack Obama has narrowed to three finalists a list of potential US Supreme Court nominees to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia, all of them federal appeals judges, according to a person familiar with the matter. The candidates are Merrick Garland, Sri Srinivasan and Paul Watford, said the ...

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Trump under fire from rivals for rally violence in Chicago

CHICAGO, IL - MARCH 11: Police break up skirmishes between demonstrators and supporters of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump that broke out after it was announced a rally at the University of Illinois at Chicago would be postponed on March 11, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. The campaign decided to postpone the rally, citing safety concerns, after learning hundreds of demonstrators were given tickets for the event.   Scott Olson/Getty Images/AFP

Chicago / AFP Donald Trump is under fire from rivals who blamed his incendiary rhetoric for a violent outbreak Friday between protestors and supporters at the Republican frontrunner’s rally in Chicago. Trump cancelled the event after demonstrators scuffled with his supporters and police struggled to maintain order, with hundreds of ...

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