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NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have defended their home turf. They won the New York primary. Trump had been widely expected to knock off rivals Ted Cruz and John Kasich. The number of delegates both candidates receive will be based on voting performance in congressional districts.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Polling conducted today among voters in New York's primary finds that the spirited campaign between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders has energized Democrats. But Republicans had the opposite view. They said the sniping between front-runner Donald Trump, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and Ohio Gov. John Kasich has divided the GOP.

HOUSTON (AP) — At least seven people have lost their lives in severe flooding in the Houston area. Well over a foot of rain fell in short periods, forcing the city's streams out of their banks and inundating entire sections. A flash flood watch has been posted for Wednesday.

BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) — Cellphone video of a student being slapped and mocked by a Texas teacher has cost her job. The Beaumont school district board has voted to accept the recommendation that the geometry teacher be fired. The video shows the student being slapped five times and scolded for being disruptive.

TUNICA, Miss. (AP) — Comedian and actor Tracy Morgan has joined the list of performers who cancelling events to protest religious-objections laws. Morgan has pulled out of an April 29 performance at Mississippi's Horseshoe Tunica Hotel & Casino. Mississippi's incoming law would allow certain workers to cite religious beliefs to deny services to gay lesbian, bisexual and transgender people. It takes effect July 1.

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