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US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump:  He leads in state primaries and caucuses   so far,  but the odds of the businessman reaching the majority of 1,237 pledged delegates to clinch the nomination in the first ballot at the national convention in July have declined. Photograph: Carlo Allegri/Reuters

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A woman reacts as US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump walks past following a campaign event   in Rochester, New York. Photograph: Carlo Allegri/Reuters

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Janet Yellen, chair of the  Federal Reserve, second left, speaks as Ben Bernanke, former Fed chair, second right, Paul Volcker, another former Fed chair, right, and Fareed Zakaria, CNN anchor, left, listen during the Historic Fed Chair Conversation in New York. Photograph: Bloomberg

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Corey Lewandowski: police in Jupiter, Florida, have charged him with intentionally grabbing and bruising the arm of Michelle Fields

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Marco Rubio and Donald Trump: Trump retweeted a photo posted last week by a supporter mocking the appearance of Rubio’s wife. Photograph: Chip Somodevilla

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Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski (left) stands next to Republican US presidential candidate Donald Trump during a news conference in Palm Beach, Florida, in this file photo taken March 15th, 2016. File photograph: Joe Skipper/Reuters

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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump: Open to allowing Japan and South Korea to build their own nuclear arsenalsPhotograph/Evan Vucci

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