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Cruz hints at possible Trump mob ties

The two candidates now pressing Trump have not released their complete tax returns, as Mitt Romney did in 2012 and Hillary Clinton did past year. "I'm being singled out", Trump complained. The numbers are in line with what Trump's polling across the nation. When it comes to Super Tuesday, Marco Rubio is relying more on delegate acquisition than on actual primary wins.

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Former staffer slams Chris Christie's endorsement of Donald Trump

Mr Rubio said: "We can not be a party that refuses to condemn the Ku Klux Klan". On CNN, Trump explained his own brand of populism. And I said to him, that's absolutely untrue. After months of largely avoiding confrontation with the front runner, Senator Marco Rubio, the current establishment favourite, has gone all out against Mr Trump since a combative debate on Thursday.

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Trump dodges question about condemning David Duke

When Tapper followed up, clearly noting Duke's connection to white supremacy and the Ku Klux Klan, Trump again responded that he would "have to look at the group" before weighing in further. Even as she spoke in the live interview , Gabbard's name remained on the DNC web site as vice chair. "I don't know what it is, but I have been singled out", Trump said.

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Oscars have feel of high-stakes showdown

Battling it out for this year's Oscar Best Picture award are (posters shown clockwise from top left) 'The Big Short, ' 'Bridge of Spies , ' 'Brooklyn , ' 'Mad Max: Fury Road , ' 'Spotlight , ' 'The Revenant , ' 'Room , ' and 'The Martian '.

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CDC advises pregnant women against travel to Summer Olympics in Rio

The CDC recommends that pregnant women avoid traveling to affected areas and to be cognizant about sexual activity that could lead to infection. If they travel with a male partner, there is a risk for sexual transmission of Zika. Organizers have said transmission risks should be low during the Olympics, which are scheduled to take place during Brazil's winter months when transmission of mosquito-borne illnesses is less frequent and the weather is cooler and drier.

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US Elections: Donald Trump can not beat Hillary Clinton, says Nikki Haley

Trump's latest attack was one of dozens he and Christie leveled against Rubio in back-to-back remarks here on Saturday. Whitman, who was a co-chairwoman of the national finance committee of Christie's campaign, said in a statement to reporters that Trump would take the country on "a risky journey" and that Christie was aware of this.