2016 in the United States

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  101. "Nyquist Unrelenting in Kentucky Derby Victory". bloodhorse.com. The Blood-Horse. Retrieved 2016-05-07.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
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  104. "Trump triumphs in West Virginia, Nebraska". washingtonexaminer.com. Washington Examiner. Retrieved 2016-05-10.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  105. "Kepler's big discovery of 1,284 new exoplanets has been confirmed". theverge.com. The Verge. Retrieved 2016-05-10.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  106. "Suspect, 2 victims dead in Massachusetts attacks, police say". cnn.com. CNN. Retrieved 2016-05-10.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  107. "World's Oldest Person Dies in New York at Age 116". ABC News. 13 May 2016. Retrieved 13 May 2016.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  108. "'CSI: Cyber' Canceled By CBS After 2 Seasons To End the 'CSI' Franchise". deadline.com. Deadline. Retrieved 2016-05-12.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
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