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Wednesday's Morning Email: Inside The Super Tuesday Results

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morning email © Provided by The Huffington Post morning email donald trump © Provided by The Huffington Post donald trump TOP STORIES YOUR SUPER TUESDAY BREAKDOWN Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton looked more and more like the presumed nominees after massive wins yesterday. Ted Cruz labeled himself the only candidate who could stop the real estate mogul, and Marco Rubio won his first primary state. And Bernie Sanders' path to the nomination looks grim after last night's results. [Jonathan Cohn, HuffPost]

AND WEDNESDAY MUSINGS Chris Christie looked like he was in a hostage situation standing behind Trump last night. Here's a look at what voters behind each of the GOP candidates value. And Lindsey Graham said this about Cruz: "Ted Cruz is not my favorite by any means. But we may be in a position where we have to rally around Ted Cruz as the only way to stop Donald Trump." [Jennifer Bendery, HuffPost]
GLOBAL STOCKS ON THE REBOUND "Stocks around the world extended gains Wednesday as a recent rebound in commodities prices and signs of improvement in the U.S. economy helped calm fears of a global slowdown." [WSJ | Paywall]
U.S. NABS TOP ISIS 'OPERATIVE' "An elite American Special Operations force has captured a significant Islamic State operative in Iraq and is expected to apprehend and interrogate a number of others in coming months, ushering in a new and potentially fraught phase in the fight against the extremist Sunni militant group." [NYT]
WHO SAYS YOU CAN'T GO HOME After 340 days, American astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko are back on solid ground. [Chris D'Angelo, HuffPost]
AFGHAN WOMEN STILL UNDERGO VIRGINITY TESTS For crimes such as leaving the house unattended. [Reuters]

WHAT’S BREWINGA CHILD SLAVE MAY HAVE HELPED MAKE YOUR CHOCOLATE BAR "For a decade and a half, the big chocolate makers have promised to end child labor in their industry -- and have spent tens of millions of dollars in the effort. But as of the latest estimate, 2.1 million West African children still do the dangerous and physically taxing work of harvesting cocoa." [Fortune]
WHAT PRESIDENTIAL TWITTER BEEFS Would have looked like in the 1800s. [HuffPost]
WHERE'S WALDO JUST GOT TAKEN UP A NOTCH In this 360-degree video. [HuffPost]
'THE PLOT TO TAKE DOWN A FOX NEWS ANALYST' "For years, Wayne Simmons claimed to be a former C.I.A. operative. Then one ex-spook got suspicious." [NYT]
WHEN A PURSE SNATCHING DEVASTATES A COLLEGE DREAM If you took the purse with the envelope marked Liliana's Tuition, think very seriously about turning it back in. [WaPo]
KIDS, IT'S REVIVAL TIME Both "High School Musical" and "Legends of the Hidden Temple" are making comebacks. [HuffPost]
For more from The Huffington Post, download our app for iOS or Android.WHAT'S WORKINGFRANCE IS REQUIRING ITS SUPERMARKETS TO GIVE AWAY FOOD IT DOESN'T SELL "France has found a way to fight global food waste, and it starts within its own grocery stores." [HuffPost]
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