Rubio and Ohio Gov. John Kasich both pinned their hopes on winner-take-all contests on March 15 in their home states. Kansas wasn't terribly surprising given Cruz's almost identical trajectory to Rick Santorum's 2012 run in which the arch-conservative Catholic appealed to the Republican evangelical base.
Two and a half minutes later, the first-stage of the rocket separated, turned around and headed back toward a platform floating in the Atlantic Ocean. A video feed from the drone ship offered a tantalizing glimpse of what appeared to be the Falcon 9 approaching its landing zone before cutting out, apparently just before the booster hit the ship's deck.
He had taken direct attacks from opponents for not releasing any details beyond wanting to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. One would let individuals who buy insurance deduct its cost, as employers do for coverage they make available to workers.
The Associated Press projected Trump the victor nearly a half hour after the polls closed. Going into the weekend round, Trump leads with 329 delegates, Cruz has 231, Rubio 110 and John Kasich, 25. Cruz will not only have more trouble solidifying an anti-Trump coalition than Rubio-or at least a better version of Rubio-would have. "It's my opportunity to revolt", said Betty Nixon, a 60-year-old Trump voter in Olathe, Kansas.
These states were largely overshadowed by Super Tuesday contests in the rear-view mirror and critical contests soon to come. But one issue where Michigan Democrats strongly differ with Republicans is on GOP candidate Donald Trumps' call to temporarily ban all Muslims from entering the USA until America can better protect itself from terrorist attacks.
The interview with Lee Bo, broadcast late on Monday, came a day after another man he worked with, Gui Minhai, purportedly confessed to illegally selling thousands of books by mail to mainland Chinese buyers. "Gui often copied from the work of others and he would try every possible means to deny whenever the original author went after him", Lui told the broadcaster.