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Trump blames Republicans for defeat of health bill – The Boston Globe

Posted: Sunday, March 26, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Sunday attacked conservative lawmakers for the failure of the Republican bill to replace Barack Obama’s health care law as his aides pledged to court moderate Democrats on upcoming initiatives from health care to tax cuts. On Twitter on Sunday, Trump warned: ‘‘Democrats are smiling in D.C. that the Freedom Caucus, with the help of Club For Growth and Heritage, have saved Planned Parenthood…

Cincinnati nightclub shooting: 1 dead, 15 people injured – Fox News

Posted: Sunday, March 26, 2017

Several unidentified shooters opened fire at a Cincinnati nightclub early Sunday, killing one person and wounding 15 others, officials said. The shooters escaped the melee at club Cameo and they remained on the run Sunday. “Several local men got into some type of dispute inside the bar and it escalated into shots being fired from several individuals,” Cincinnati Police Chief Eliot Isaac said during a Sunday news conference….

Key Putin Opponent Arrested in Moscow During Anti-Corruption Protests – New York Times

Posted: Sunday, March 26, 2017

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Carrie Lam, Beijing’s Favored Candidate, Elected To Lead Hong Kong – NPR

Posted: Sunday, March 26, 2017

Hong Kong’s new chief executive Carrie Lam waves after she won the Hong Kong chief executive election in Hong Kong on March 26, 2017. Hong Kong’s new leader Carrie Lam pledged on March 26 to mend political rifts after winning a vote dismissed as a sham by democracy activists who fear the loss of the city’s cherished freedoms. Anthony Wallace/AFP/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Anthony Wallace/AFP/Getty Images Hong Kong’s…

Merkel’s conservatives win Saarland vote in boost for national campaign – Reuters

Posted: Sunday, March 26, 2017

BERLIN/SAARBRUECKEN, Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives won a regional election in the western state of Saarland on Sunday, dealing a setback to their Social Democrat rivals and boosting her prospects of winning a fourth term in Germany’s Sept. 24 national election. Merkel’s Christian Democrats (CDU) strengthened their position as the largest party in the state despite expectations ahead of the vote that the Social Democrats (SPD) would be boosted by…

Microsoft’s Surface Phone Does Not Need Exciting Hardware – Forbes

Posted: Sunday, March 26, 2017

This weekend has seen online discussion over a Microsoft patent describing a hinged display on a mobile device. While the patent is of interest to designers and reflects one potential future of a smartphone, I don’t think it reflects Microsoft’s current strategic thinking. Bloomberg Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella (image: Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg) As with all patents, there can be a significant period of time between the patent being submitted,…