Top US News: Hillary Clinton Secures Nomination, Donald Trump Wins New Jersey Primary, & More
Hillary Clinton secures Democratic nomination
Democratic front runner Hillary Clinton became the first woman to secure the presidential nomination of a major party, as reported by US News and World Report. The former secretary of state had reached the mark of 2,383 delegates required to clinch the nomination on Monday. Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, meanwhile, said that he will remain in the presidential race until the July convention.
Case of man who fell into hot spring at Yellowstone National Park treated as possible fatality
A man fell into a hot spring at the Yellowstone National Park on Tuesday, but his body has not been recovered, as reported by NBC News. The hot spring is located in the Norris Geyser Basin. The case is treated as a possible fatality. The park’s website says most of the hot springs in the park have temperatures of or more than 199 degrees. Other incidents at the Yellowstone National Park have also occurred in the recent park.
Trump wins New Jersey primary
Republican presumptive nominee Donald Trump won the New Jersey primary on Tuesday, as reported by NJ.com. While the business mogul has crossed the threshold of 1,238 delegates required to clinch the nomination in Cleveland in July, he will earn an addition 51 delegates. However, Trump finds himself mired in a controversy involving racial comments about a US district judge.
Ellen DeGeneres sued for defamation by real estate agent
Ellen DeGeneres is being sued by a real estate agent after she showed a sign advertising a broker named Titi Pierce in her What’s Wrong With These Signs segment, TMZ reports. While DeGeneres pronounced the name as “Titty,” Pierce said it is actually pronounced “Tee Tee.” The broker, who said she received mock calls as a result, is suing DeGeneres for defamation and invasion of privacy.
Person missing in Cutler Dam Canal found, confirmed dead
The body of an 18-year-old that search teams were looking for in Cutler Dam Canal was found on Tuesday, as reported as Standard Examiner. According to the information released by the Box Elder County Sheriff’s Office the man, whose name has not been divulged, was found and confirmed dead.