Wednesday's Morning Email: Cruz, Sanders Win Big In Wisconsin

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CRUZ, SANDERS WIN BIG IN WISCONSIN Ted Cruz's triumph makes a contested convention look all the more likely, while Bernie Sanders' sixth straight primary win is turning up the heat on Hillary Clinton. [Igor Bobic, HuffPost]

ICELAND'S PRIME MINISTER STEPS DOWN After the Panama Papers revealed his wife's offshore accounts. [Reuters]

WATCH OUT FOR GLASS If you're eating recalled Emerald Nuts and Roland Peppers. [Kate Bratskeir, HuffPost]

DEATH PENALTY USE ON THE RISE "Worldwide use of the death penalty rose sharply last year, with 2015 tallying the highest number of executions in 25 years, according to a report released Tuesday by Amnesty International." [Kim Bellware, HuffPost]

DEA TO ANNOUNCE WHETHER IT WILL RECLASSIFY MARIJUANA By the end of the first half of 2016. [Matt Ferner, HuffPost]

WHATSAPP ENCRYPTS ALL MESSAGING "The world’s most popular messaging app just took a major stand against the probing eyes of law enforcement and hackers alike. WhatsApp, the texting app owned by Facebook, enabled end-to-end encryption for all of its users Tuesday, essentially meaning that messages sent via the app cannot be intercepted or viewed by anyone other than the intended recipient." [Damon Beres, HuffPost]


COULD THIS BE THE LAST YEAR OF MEGYN KELLY AT FOX NEWS? The anchor said she might leave after her contract ends. [HuffPost]

AMERICA'S FIRST SERIAL KILLER "Between December 1884 and December 1885, six women and a twelve year old girl were found murdered in the small city of Austin, Texas, their bodies mutilated by axes, knives, bricks and even iron rods that had been driven into their ears." [Esquire]

A WORLD WITHOUT INTERNET “It’s like imagining London in the 1840s with no steam power, or New York in the 1930s with no elevators.” [The Atlantic]

WATCH YOUR BABY'S RICE INTAKE It could be giving him or her arsenic poisoning. [Buzzfeed]

LIFE ON SIMULATED MARS "For the past half year, six simulated astronauts, myself included, have been living, working, eating and conducting experiments on everything from plant growth to virtual reality inside this white geodesic frame as if we were on Mars. If you have to pick somewhere on Earth to practice for the real thing, this volcano is a pretty good place to start." [Narratively]


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THIS COUPLE SPLIT AFTER WWII And now they’re engaged 70 years later. [HuffPost]

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~ Congrats to the UConn women's basketball team on their fourth championship title in so many years.

~ Blac Chyna and Rob Kardashian are reportedly engaged with one heckuva ring to show for it.

~ We are very, very afraid of this photoshopped photo of Donald Trump without a spray tan.

~ Sonic is trolling everyone with its square shakes for Coachella.

~ Why emotion in English class can't be overlooked.

~ People are really excited about this raindrop cake, but anything described as tasting like water isn't our ideal. Pass us the funfetti.

~ Have you experienced virtual reality painting?

~ This iOS bug means someone can access your photos from your lock screen.

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