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WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and Russia have persuaded Syria's government and moderate rebels to extend the country's fragile truce to the northern city of Aleppo, although sporadic clashes continue, U.S. officials said Wednesday.
By Steve Holland WASHINGTON, Reuters - Donald Trump's last remaining challenger for the Republican Party presidential nomination, John Kasich, dropped out of the race on Wednesday, U.S. media reported, leaving the presumptive nominee with the task of uniting a fractured party around his White House bid. Ohio Governor Kasich, who had stubbornly persisted with his campaign despite never having a viable path to the nomination, canceled a media appearance on Wednesday in Virginia and scheduled a 5 p.m. EDT (2100 GMT) statement in Columbus, Ohio, his campaign said. Media reports said he would suspend his campaign.
US auto safety regulators on Wednesday ordered Japanese manufacturer Takata to recall between 35 and 40 million more airbags installed in US cars, in a push for the replacement of dangerously explosive inflators. The decision comes after the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration concluded that the inflators are prone to ruptures that have been tied to 11 deaths worldwide, and adds to nearly 29 million Takata airbags already recalled. The announcement represented an acceleration of planned recalls over the next three years as evidence of the reason behind the exploding inflators became more clear.