Trump, after night of mayhem at convention, takes center stage

Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump applauds during the third night of the Republican National Convention in ClevelandBy Steve Holland CLEVELAND (Reuters) – Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump will try to restore order to his convention on Thursday with a prime-time speech after rival Ted Cruz drew boos for refusing to endorse him. Trump’s speech will close out a four-day conclave in Cleveland that exposed continuing divisions among Republicans over their nominee at a time when they need to unite for a looming battle against Democrat Hillary Clinton in the run-up to the Nov. 8 election. Jeers erupted from Trump supporters in the crowd, and Cruz’s wife, Heidi, was escorted out by security amid the shouting.

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