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Hillary Clinton claimed victory as the first female presidential nominee of a major U.S. party, the Stanford sexual assault victim's letter has sparked an international response, and two major artists are being sued for copying content. Take the BuzzFeed News quiz, made from stories featured in the
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Sanders has not abandoned his presidential bid but said he
would work with Hillary Clinton to “defeat Donald Trump." President Obama endorsed Clinton after meeting with Sanders on Thursday.
Biden, in an open letter
sent to BuzzFeed News, said “a lot of people failed” the Stanford sexual assault survivor and that she will “save lives” thanks to the powerful message she read to her assailant in court.
Police opened fire on a group of students
marching from the University of Papua New Guineau to parliament in the nation's capital on Wednesday. Several reports said four students died, but Australia’s foreign minister, Julie Bishop, said her government was still trying to determine how many students had been killed or injured.
tested positive for the banned substance meldonium following a urine test. Sharapova admitted in March that she had been taking medicine known to her as mildronate, which she said she didn't know was also called meldonium, for 10 years.
The U.S. Navy barred
all 18,600 sailors stationed in Japan from drinking alcohol and limited their off-base freedoms after a sailor was arrested for allegedly driving drunk and crashing into two cars.
A gold medal gets you $150,000, according to details from a dispute between
Nike and Berian. Nike says it matched an offer from New Balance, and New Balance offered the 23-year-old an annual base salary of $125,000 for three years — though that jumps to as much as $275,000 if he wins a gold medal at the Olympics this summer.
Ed Sheeran was sued for $20 million by two songwriters
who claim he plagiarized their work to make the hit single “Photograph.” And a filmmaker filed a federal lawsuit against Beyoncé and several studios for allegedly lifting images from his short film to use in the viral trailer for Lemonade.
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