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Today’s Headlines and News.


I’m sure you’ve all heard by now but let’s get the latest, (scroll down for other News and Headlines). It started on monday with this report: Obama adviser Susan Rice requested Trump aides’ names in intel reports

SEAN HANNITY:”Multiple damning new reports reveal that former Obama national security adviser Susan Rice was the person who requested that the names of the Trump transition team members who were caught up in surveillance be unmasked.” Video here. Circa News, Bloomberg break down the Susan Rice revelations  More from the Hannity interview. Video here. What was Susan Rice’s rationale behind the unmasking?

Today, Rice denies Obama administration inappropriately unmasked Trump team

Susan Rice defiant amid growing calls for her to testify under oath

Susan Rice Refuses to Deny Trump ‘Unmasking’ Requests — Despite Claiming Ignorance Just Weeks Ago

“Former U.S. ambassador to the U.N. says procedure requires a valid reason” Video here. Amb. Bolton on unmasking: What did Obama know and when?

Paul calls on Rice to testify after reports of unmasking, asks if she was ordered by Obama

Judge Napolitano on if Susan Rice did anything illegal

“Even before her now-famous MSNBC comments explaining why “you have the leaking” on alleged ties between Trump officials and Russia, former defense official Evelyn Farkas had undertaken a media campaign to pressure her old colleagues in the Obama administration — even Barack Obama himself — to disclose what they knew.

Farkas, who left the administration in 2015 after serving as a deputy assistant secretary of defense, raised eyebrows in the March 2 interview on MSNBC when she said there had been a rush to share information before President Trump took office.” More here. Obama officials pressured by Farkas for months to spill beans on Trump-Russia ties

Graham jabs at Rice for ‘political manipulation’

CNN Rages Against ‘Susan Rice Bombshell’, Urges Viewers To Ignore Story

Fleischer: It’s ‘Suspect’ That Rice Changed Her Tune on Unmasking Allegations

Meghan McCain says she’s been extremely disappointed in how the media has covered the Susan Rice “unmasking” revelations. “Imagine that Dick Cheney or President Bush had ‘incidentally collected’ information on the Obama family,” McCain said on “Outnumbered” today. “People would be screaming bloody murder like banshees in the street right now.” More here. McCain Rips Media for Ignoring Rice Unmasking, ‘Obsessing’ Over Negative Trump Stories

World News:

St. Petersburg subway blast: Suicide bomber identified as Akbardzhon Dzhalilov, 22

Russian police hunt possible accomplices of suicide bomber

Suspected chemical attack in Syria draws world condemnation

Timeline of chemical weapons use in Syria

Deadly Syria chemical attacks look like war crime: U.S. official

Trump hits Obama after Syrian gas attack

Trump Administration Considers Far-Reaching Steps for ‘Extreme Vetting’

Brazil’s black market pipeline: Gangs hijack Petrobras’ oil, fuel

Healthcare: 

Ryan convenes GOP caucus leaders on healthcare

Knoxville the first place Obamacare could fail

“House lawmakers hope Tuesday to release a new Trump administration-backed version of the health-care bill they had to abandon last month in an embarrassing setback to their pledge to repeal Obamacare.

But GOP leaders sought to downplay expectations for a quick vote.” More here. Trump White House Sells New Health Plan as GOP Seeks Details 

Economy:

U.S. Trade Gap Shrinks as Exports Rise

Infrastructure overhaul may top $1 trillion, cut red tape: Trump

Earnings, Trump keep markets in check

Trump says planning ‘haircut’ for Dodd-Frank banking regulations

China Surpasses Canada as Top Buyer of U.S. Crude 

McConnell: Fiscal 2017 deal will be done before deadline

In other News:

Fed’s Lacker leaves central bank over leak of market sensitive news

Mexico foreign minister to meet Tillerson, Kelly in Washington

Journalists Murdered by Cartels in Mexico Forcing Newspaper to Close Shop

A Muslim teen wrote ‘#BlackLivesMatter’ 100 times on his Stanford application. He got in.

Black Teen Wins Westport Essay Contest on Topic of White Privilege

AG Sessions Orders Review of DOJ Police Conduct Investigations — Restore, Respect Local Control

Trump is donating his first-quarter salary to the National Park Service

Commentary:

Why Is CNN Refuting The Susan Rice Story It Refuses To Cover?

ACLU Talks A Big Game About Free Speech While Attacking It Unrelentingly

Humor:

When kids do it, it’s cute. When adults do it…

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