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According to the Washington Post, former Republican presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson has appeared at a news conference with front runner Donald Trump in Palm Beach, Florida, on Friday to announce his endorsement. Carson suspended his own campaign last week on the back of disappointing results in the primaries and caucuses to date. The two men have been known to trade barbed insults in the past, but Carson told the gathered media they had ‘buried the hatchet’