The Big 5 Today : Clinton nears Historic nomination, Trouble in Papua and more


Clinton wins in California, inches closer to democratic nomination

Hillary Clinton claimed the Democratic presidential nomination on Tuesday night after decisive victories in the New Jersey and New Mexico primaries, and quickly appealed to supporters of Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont to unite with her against Donald J. Trump.

With the 14-month Democratic race nearing a close, Mrs. Clinton savored the biggest night of her extraordinary journey from lawyer, wife and first lady to senator, secretary of state and, now, the first woman to win a major party’s nomination. At a rally in Brooklyn, she took the stage with her hands clasped over her heart in gratitude, then threw open her arms in joy and savored a long moment as a jubilant crowd waved American flags and chanted “Hillary.”

But Mr. Sanders refused to yield, insisting that he would continue his campaign and barely acknowledging her achievement.

 Sen. Bernie Sanders vowed to continue his fight for the Democratic nomination all the way to the convention.

“We are going to fight hard to win the primary in Washington, D.C., and then we take our fight for social, economic, racial and environmental justice to Philadelphia,” Sanders told the crowd at a hangar in the Santa Monica Airport, which cheered wildly. “Thank you all! The struggle continues!”

However in a recent report,  Bernie Sanders was reported to have won the presidential primary in Montana

Police in Papua New Guinea opened fire on students protesting against the prime minister on Wednesday, with witnesses saying at least four people had been shot. Students have been locked in a month-long standoff with authorities and have been boycotting classes as they demand Prime Minister Peter O'Neill step aside over corruption allegations. Witnesses said the clashes broke out in the capital Port Moresby as students prepared to march from the University of PNG to parliament, where O'Neill was due to face a no confidence vote.   Colombia into Copa America last eight, US bounce back


Colombia's Carlos Bacca (L) celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal against Paraguay during their Copa America Centenario match in Pasadena, California, on June 7, 2016 (AFP Photo/Frederic J. Brown) More Pasadena (United States) (AFP) - Colombia became the first side to reach the quarter-finals of the Copa America Centenario, while the United States thumped Costa Rica 4-0 to get their campaign back on track. Goals from AC Milan's Carlos Bacca and Real Madrid star James Rodriguez on Tuesday secured a 2-1 win for Colombia over Paraguay in front of a vocal crowd at the Pasadena Rose Bowl in California. Victor Ayala gave Paraguay hope after pulling a goal back on 71 minutes but Colombia held on for three points which means they are assured of a top two finish in Group A and a place in the last eight. Colombia need only to draw against Costa Rica on Saturday to assure themselves of first place, leaving them a potentially easier quarter-final against the runner-up from Group B, which contains Brazil, Ecuador, Haiti and Peru. In Tuesday's other game, US striker Clint Dempsey scored his 50th international goal as the host nation bounced back from their 2-0 loss to Colombia on Friday with a convincing rout of Costa Rica. Dempsey opened the scoring from the penalty spot after nine minutes before Jermaine Jones and Bobby Wood struck just before half-time to effectively settle the contest. Substitute Graham Zusi added a fourth goal three minutes from time, which could prove crucial if goal difference comes into play.   Big Boss, Stephen Keshi, passes on at 54 Keshi Stephen Keshi, has died. According to his family, he died in the early hours of today Wednesday June 8th of Cardiac arrest in Benin, Edo state. He was just 54 years old. He wasn't even ill, he just suddenly died. His family has announced his death. “With thanksgiving to God, the Ogbuenyi Fredrick Keshi family of Illah in Oshimili North Local Government Area of Delta State, announces the death of Mr. Stephen Okechukwu Chinedu Keshi.ur son, brother, father, father-in-law, brother-in-law, has gone to be with his wife of 35 years (Nkem ), Mrs. Kate Keshi, who passed on on the 9th December 2015. Since her death, Keshi has been in mourning. He came back to Nigeria to be with her. He had planned to fly back today Wednesday, before he suffered a cardiac arrest. He has found rest.” his brother Emmanuel Ado said in a statement. He is survived by four children and his mother.   Chris Brown and Kevin McCall beef hots up  

Kevin McCall used to be signed on to Chris Brown's record label, Chris Brown Entertainment before they got into a fight about Kevin's contract and money issues. They have been going at each other on social media for a while now. Today's beef started when Kevin made fun of a photo of Chris Brown with Balmain creative Director, Olivier Rousteing on BallerAlert's IG page, where he called CB 'Glossy'

He went on twitter and kept tweeting insults at Chris Brown. Gay twitter users didn't appreciate his tone and started calling him out, but he didn't back down.

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