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Paul Ryan ‘just not ready’ to support Donald TrumpHouse Speaker Paul Ryan said Thursday that he is not ready to support presumptive Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. In an appearance on CNN’s “The Lead with Jake Tapper,” Ryan said he wants to support his party’s nominee, but that he simply cannot do so just yet.  “I hope to though, and I want ” Ryan said just after 4 p.m. ET.


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Prince performs during the halftime show of the NFL's Super Bowl XLI football game in MiamiPrince also had a dangerously low red blood cell count, indicating he had been ill, Minneapolis ABC affiliate KSTP-TV said, citing two unnamed law enforcement officials. A spokeswoman for the local medical examiner’s office that conducted a post-mortem examination of Prince declined to confirm the reports. The cause of Prince’s death remained undetermined.


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Syrian men ride a motorbike past damaged buildings in the rebel-held Bustan al-Qasr district in eastern Aleppo, on May 4, 2016Air strikes killed at least 28 civilians Thursday in a camp for the displaced in northern Syria near the Turkish border as a 48-hour ceasefire took hold in Aleppo. The truce came after fierce violence in and around Aleppo and was made possible as President Bashar al-Assad's regime and rebel forces gave in to mounting diplomatic pressure for a pause.


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