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PBC News & Comment: Women, Non-whites Give Clinton the Edge in NY Primary

Media downplays election problems and rushes to Clinton coronation in election night coverage of pivotal New York state primary…..--unadjusted exit poll data show Sanders lost by 4 points, not 16 and that women, blacks and Latinos came through for Clinton; see Richard Charnin's analysis here

--hundreds of voters join lawsuit over unexplained changes in registration that prevented them from voting

--polls show Clinton ahead by 13 points for next week’s Pennsylvania vote

--Sanders campaign leaders Devine and Weaver offer different comments on their plans, as the candidate takes a break in Vermont

--in editorial, NY Times says Sanders should stay in the race

--Taliban stages brazen attack on Afghan security building, killing 28

--Syrian ceasefire is collapsing, as Russian and Syrian troops cause 40,000 people to flee from Aleppo

--as many as 500 migrants feared dead in shipwreck off Libya

--Obama arrives in Saudi Arabia at difficult time in US relations with the royal dictatorship

--Sen. Lindsay Graham joins other GOP opportunists in support of bill to enable 9/11 lawsuits against Saudis….do they really want to re-open 9/11?

--Supreme Court just upheld ruling that penalizes Iran for $2 billion in 1983 Beirut bombing of US Marines

--in Michigan, low-level bureaucrats are indicted for Flint water fiasco

--Harriet Tubman bumps Andrew Jackson from the $20 bill