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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    
1. FRONT-RUNNERS PRESS CLOSER TO SHOWDOWN
    
Donald Trump emerges from the Northeast in a strong position to claim the GOP nomination if he keeps winning, while Hillary Clinton's four victories put her 90 percent of the way to getting the Democratic nod.
    
2. TRUMP'S SPEECH A TEST OF FOREIGN POLICY, STYLE
    
His first major policy speech will test whether the Republican presidential front-runner known for his raucous rallies and eyebrow-raising statements can present a more presidential persona.
    
3.  PARIS ATTACKS SUSPECT SENT TO FRANCE
    
Salah Abdeslam, arrested in Belgium last month after four months on the run, is wanted by the French for his suspected role in the Nov. 13 attacks in the French capital that killed 130 victims.
    
4. FORMER HOUSE SPEAKER TO LEARN FATE
    
Dennis Hastert steps before a federal judge to hear his sentence in a hush-money case centered on accusations that he sexually abused at least four students decades ago when he coached wrestling at an Illinois high school.
    
5. FED EXPECTED TO KEEP RATES UNCHANGED
    
What's unclear is whether the central bank will hint about the likelihood of a rate hike at its next policy meeting in June.
    
6. WHAT CRITICS ARE FEARING IN IRAN
    
Tehran deploys thousands of officers for a new plainclothes morality division, raising concerns that their focus will be enforcing Islamic dress code for women.
 

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