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Baseball Is Practically a Water Sport to the Mets’ Granderson – New York Times

Sunday, March 26, 2017

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New poll: Nashville residents support body cameras, give police … – The Tennessean

Sunday, March 26, 2017

CLOSE x Embed x Share The poll, commissioned by Vanderbilt’s Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions and released Sunday, surveyed 1,106 Nashville residents by telephone from Feb. 27 through March 19 by Princeton Survey Research Associates International. The margin of error is 3.5 percentage points. Wochit Buy Photo A new survey found 80 percent of Nashvillians approve how Metro police are handling their job.(Photo: George Walker IV / File…

Blaming conservatives, Trump signals new openness to Dems – Washington Post

Sunday, March 26, 2017

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Sunday attacked conservative lawmakers for the failure of the Republican bill to replace former President Barack Obama’s health care law, as aides signaled a greater willingness to work with moderate Democrats on upcoming legislative battles from the budget and tax cuts to health care. On Twitter, Trump complained: “Democrats are smiling in D.C. that the Freedom Caucus, with the help of Club For Growth…

Shooting at Cincinnati nightclub kills 1, injures 15 – Chicago Tribune

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Gunfire erupted early Sunday inside a crowded Cincinnati nightclub after a dispute broke out among several men, killing one man and injuring 15 other people, authorities said. No suspect was in custody by the afternoon and police did not think the shooting at the Cameo club was terrorism-related. They said the nightclub has a history of gun violence. Cincinnati Police Chief Eliot Isaac said one of the wounded was in…

Russian police arrest anti-corruption leader Navalny, hundreds more in nationwide rallies – Washington Post

Sunday, March 26, 2017

MOSCOW — A wave of unsanctioned rallies swept across Russia on Sunday to protest corruption in the government of President Vladi­mir Putin in a nationwide show of defiance not seen in years, one the Kremlin had tried in vain to prevent with bans and warnings. Too angry to be cowed, they poured into the street, fed up with their country’s wide-reaching corruption and a government unwilling, or unable, to stop it. Police responded with barricades, tear…

Angela Merkel’s Re-election Bid Is Buoyed by Widely Watched State Election – New York Times

Sunday, March 26, 2017

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After Barring Girls for Leggings, United Airlines Defends Decision – New York Times

Sunday, March 26, 2017

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This simple extension makes it easier to get things done with Google Chrome – Business Insider

Sunday, March 26, 2017

We’ve all been to tab hell: those times when you’re staring at a couple dozen tabs, fresh off a Wikipedia or news-reading binge, unsure of what it was you were trying to do in the first place. Aside from being a mess to navigate, this can also make your laptop feel sluggish. With the wrong device, keeping a web of tabs open may chew up resources that bring your notebook to a crawl. And it…

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

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,…

Why Internet Providers are Celebrating Friday’s Privacy Rule Rollback – Fortune

Sunday, March 26, 2017

On Friday, the Senate blocked the implementation of rules that would have restricted internet service providers like Comcast and Verizon’s ability to monetize users’ internet browsing history and other data. This doesn’t in itself mark a sea change—the rule in question wasn’t due to go into effect for nearly a year. But it does preempt what would have become a major obstacle to ISPs’ efforts to meld their network services…

Trendy Hospital Clothing To Make Cancer Patients Dress ‘Well’ Even When Unwell – NPR

Sunday, March 26, 2017

1 of 8 i View slideshow Undergoing treatment for cancer is hard enough by itself. And for many cancer patients who spend most of their time in a hospital, it gets even harder with the loss of basic comforts. The hospital’s sterile environment, the fluorescent lights and the disposable gowns do little to make medical treatment more bearable. Nikla Lancksweert, wanted to do a little something to help with that…

American-Statesman named Texas’ top newspaper – Austin American-Statesman

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Investigative reporter Jeremy Schwartz was named Star Reporter of the Year by both Texas APME and the Headliners Foundation of Texas for a portfolio of stories, including an investigation into Texas’ lax enforcement of laws governing farmworker housing, an in-depth report chronicling the fate of U.S. veterans who have been deported to Mexico and his role in a groundbreaking report on underrepresentation of Latinos on state city and county governing boards throughout Texas….

Trendy Hospital Clothing To Make Cancer Patients Dress ‘Well’ Even When Unwell – NPR

Sunday, March 26, 2017

1 of 8 i View slideshow Undergoing treatment for cancer is hard enough by itself. And for many cancer patients who spend most of their time in a hospital, it gets even harder with the loss of basic comforts. The hospital’s sterile environment, the fluorescent lights and the disposable gowns do little to make medical treatment more bearable. Nikla Lancksweert, wanted to do a little something to help with that…

Garment Project provides women recovering from eating disorders with sizeless clothing – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Sunday, March 26, 2017

An outfit that fits just right has the potential to empower. But the process of finding one — which often involves sorting through a dizzying sea of sizes that varies from brand to brand — can be overwhelming, particularly for someone who is recovering from an eating disorder. That’s where Garment Project comes in. Erin Drischler and her fiance, Jordan Tomb, who live on the North…

10 Ways to Future-Proof Your Ecommerce Fashion Store – Entrepreneur

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Selling fashion is easy. Selling fashion online is another beast entirely. The trouble with ecommerce fashion is the same trouble any highly experiential good faces when it goes digital: Nobody wants to buy it until they try it. While the total US fashion and apparel sector sits at $359 billion, a mere 17% of that — $63 billion — belongs to ecommerce. Sadly, even after you manage to overcome the try-then-buy…

A win for Apple in Beijing as court overturns iPhone patent ruling – TechCrunch

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Apple has bigger fish frying in the world of intellectual property. But it must be a relief that an IP court in Beijing has handed the smartphone pioneers a win. On Friday, the courts overturned a May 2016 ruling that said Apple had violated design patents of a small, and now defunct, Chinese company called Shenzhen Baili. The disputes were over the exterior design of the iPhone 6 and 6…

‘People aren’t spending’: stores close doors in ‘oversaturated’ US retail market – The Guardian

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Canal Street was never a high-end retail experience. But, like many streets in New York City and in cities across the US, it is becoming increasingly desolate. Boarded-up stores line the thoroughfare that bisects much of lower Manhattan. Many stores that are still open for business also display signs that read “for lease” or “for rent”. “It’s not Trump,” said one downcast store-owner recently. “It’s not the economy. Something else…

iPhone 8 release date still anticipated for September – Network World

Sunday, March 26, 2017

By Yoni Heisler, Network World | Mar 26, 2017 9:37 AM PT