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Wednesday's Morning Email: GOP Candidates Walk Back Pledges To Support Nominee

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morning email © Provided by The Huffington Post morning email trump cnn © Provided by The Huffington Post trump cnn TOP STORIES GOP CANDIDATES WALK BACK PLEDGES TO SUPPORT NOMINEE Donald Trump said the Republican National Committee had treated him unfairly after refusing to say he'd back the GOP nominee if it was not him. Ted Cruz and John Kasich also wouldn’t say if they'd back the nominee when asked at CNN's town hall Tuesday night. And Trump refused to fire campaign manager Corey Lewandowski, who was charged with the assault of reporter Michelle Fields. [Christina Wilkie, HuffPost]

'THE COMPANY THAT BRIBED THE WORLD' Inside the bribery scandal that created political instability terrorists could act on. [Nick Baumann, Ryan Grim and Paul Blumenthal, HuffPost]
MAYORS, CITIES STAND UP TO ANTI-LGBT LAW IN NORTH CAROLINA "The governor of New York, and the mayors of New York City and Seattle, announced on Monday that their state and cities would be joining San Francisco in adopting a ban on publicly-funded employee travel to North Carolina in protest of the state’s new law barring localities for passing laws to protect LGBT rights." And 80 prominent business leaders have also joined the fight. [Daniel Marans, HuffPost]
HACKERS ATTACK BIG LAW The authorities are investigating whether information stolen was used for insider trading. [Reuters]
NUCLEAR FUEL FOR THE TAKING "As President [Barack] Obama gathers world leaders in Washington this week for his last Nuclear Security Summit, tons of materials that terrorists could use to make small nuclear devices or dirty bombs remain deeply vulnerable to theft." [NYT]
PENTAGON PREPARES TROOPS FOR EASTERN EUROPE "The Pentagon has drawn up plans to position American troops, tanks and other armored vehicles full time along NATO’s eastern borders to deter Russian aggression, in what would be the first such deployment since the end of the Cold War." [WSJ | Paywall]
WHEN A COUNTRY TARGETS TERRORISTS' FAMILIES A look at a controversial centerpiece of Russia's counter terrorism strategy. [NYT]

FINDING THE QUIETEST SPOT IN THE STATES And what it means to have that much silence. [Crosscut]
'HOW MERYL STREEP WON HER FIRST OSCAR' "At 29, Meryl Streep was grieving for a dead lover, falling for her future husband, and starting work on Kramer vs. Kramer, the movie that would make her a star and sweep the 1980 Oscars." [Vanity Fair]
AVICII IS RETIRING He's 26. Try not to be jealous. [HuffPost]
'ESQUIRE LOSES A MAN AT HIS BEST' The Columbia Journalism Review takes a look at the firing of David Granger. [Columbia Journalism Review]
YOUR OTHER FAVORITE '90s SHOW MIGHT BE RETURNING "Sabrina" 2.0 could be just around the corner. [HuffPost]
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