Leading Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has won the favour of a number of current and former US sports stars. Photograph: Ralph Fresco/Getty Images.

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John Daly of the United States watches his tee shot on the 13th hole during the first round of the 2015 PGA Championship at Whistling Straits in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. Photo: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images

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Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland plays a shot from the rough during the second round of the 2015 PGA Championship at Whistling Straits Photo: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

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Katherine Boyle claims she forgot she left her mobile phone in her bra strap before going through Mountjoy Prison’s screening process. She has been unable to work in the prison service since her clearance was revoked. File photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

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