10 things you need to know today: May 18, 2016

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1. Sanders wins Oregon, Clinton wins Kentucky

Bernie Sanders won the Democratic presidential primary in Oregon and frontrunner Hillary Clinton claimed victory in a close race in Kentucky on Tuesday. The voters' split provided the latest example of division in the party as its primary battle drags on. The rivals will likely split the 55 delegates in Kentucky, and Sanders will get about four more than Clinton in Oregon, where 61 were up for grabs. Clinton remains 92 delegates short of the 2,383 needed to win — super delegates included — and she is expected to clinch the nomination in the last wave of contests June 7.

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