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Beijing Favorite Carrie Lam to Be Hong Kong’s Next Leader

March 27, 2017 |

Hong Kong’s electoral committee picked the city’s former No. 2 official, Carrie Lam, in voting that underscored China’s growing political influence on the former British colony.
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South Korean Prosecutors to Seek Arrest Warrant for Park Geun-hye

March 27, 2017 |

South Korean prosecutors will seek an arrest warrant for former President Park Geun-hye, just 17 days after she was removed from office as part of a wide-ranging political scandal that triggered her impeachment.
WSJ.com: What’s News Asia

Apple Bites Back With iPhone Court Win in China

March 27, 2017 |

A Beijing court found Apple’s iPhone 6 and 6 Plus models don’t infringe on smartphone-design patents held by defunct local manufacturer Baili.
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U.K. Criticizes Tech Firms in Wake of Terror Attack

March 27, 2017 |

British officials tore into technology companies for what they said was profiting from terrorist propaganda and offering them secret places to communicate, in strong criticism of Silicon Valley days after a terrorist rampage outside Parliament left four people dead.
WSJ.com: What’s News Europe

London Attacker Khalid Masood Led Itinerant Life Punctuated by Violence

March 27, 2017 |

On Tuesday, Khalid Masood ate a takeout kebab for dinner and spent his last night alive alone in a small, budget hotel in an English seaside town. In the morning he checked out, drove to London and went on a rampage.
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Chinese Conglomerate HNA to Buy Stake in U.S. Asset Manager

March 26, 2017 |

A unit of HNA Group agreed to acquire a stake in U.S. investor OM Asset Management, the latest deal in the Chinese conglomerate’s ambitious global buying spree.
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Merkel’s Party Scores Election Win, in Key Test of Voter Sentiment

March 26, 2017 |

Germany kicked off its election year with an unexpected big victory for Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative party in a state vote, showing it can fend off a resurgent center-left opposition.
WSJ.com: What’s News Europe

U.S. Coalition Acknowledges It Carried Out Airstrike That Allegedly Killed Civilians

March 26, 2017 |

The U.S.-led coalition fighting Islamic State in Iraq said it carried out the March 17 airstrike against positions in western Mosul corresponding to allegations of scores of civilian casualties.
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Anthem Grilled as It Seeks to Save Cigna Deal

March 26, 2017 |

A federal appeals court panel on Friday asked tough questions of health insurer Anthem, which is attempting to salvage its proposed $ 48 billion acquisition of Cigna after a trial judge blocked the combination as anticompetitive.
WSJ.com: US Business

With GOP Plan Dead, Trump Weighs Other Ways to Reshape Health Care

March 26, 2017 |

With the collapse of the GOP health plan, the Trump administration is set to ramp up its efforts to weaken the Affordable Care Act in one of the few ways it has left—by altering the law through waivers and rule changes.
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