Today marks a key point in the crucial New York state primary race, as all the major presidential candidates make high-profile appearances in the Empire State. Hillary Clinton will face off against Bernie Sanders, winner in seven of the past eight Democratic state contests, in a CNN debate in Brooklyn — Bernie Sanders’ hometown. Meanwhile, Donald Trump, Ted Cruz and John Kasich all are going to appear at the state Republican gala in Manhattan. Ted Cruz has been gaining in the delegate race against DonaldTrump, who has accused the GOP leadership of conspiring to stop him from winning the nomination.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s campaign manager will not be prosecuted on a charge of misdemeanor battery over allegations he grabbed the arm of a reporter. The incident occurred after a March 8 press conference at the Trump National Golf Club in Jupiter, Fla., where Lewandowski was accused by Michelle Fields, a reporter, of grabbing her arm as she asked Donald a question.
Russia is rejecting American criticism of two of its pilots who flew within feet of the USS Donald Cook. The navy called the manuvers “strafing runs” without firing weaopons. The Russians said they were “distressed by the reaction of our American counterparts.”
Reports of shorts fired at Morrow Street near Lamar Boulevard in North Austin. APD says it’s a SWAT situation.