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Trump the 'presumptive' GOP nominee as Cruz crashes

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Mr Trump thumped Mr Cruz by about 53.3 per cent to 36.6, with Mr Kasich an Indiana footnote at 7.6 per cent

Washington

DONALD Trump seized the mantle of Republican standard-bearer for the 2016 presidential election late on Tuesday, sending his only serious challenger Ted Cruz crashing out of the White House race.

After charging to victory in Indiana, the unorthodox, anti-establishment