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Posted on | March 22, 2013 | 4 Comments

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TOP NEWS
Texas Shootout May be Tied To Murder Of Colorado Prison Chief

Suspect killed in gunfight with Montague County deputies

Suspect killed in gunfight with Montague County deputies

Parolee Evan Ebel shot in the head; alleged member of white supremacist prison gang

Palestinians Disappointed With Obama
PA decries president’s stance on settlements, prisoners

Sarkozy Charged Over Funding From Heiress
Accusations that former president took advantage of elderly L’Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt



POLITICS
Senate Signals Willingness To Repeal Medical Device Tax

Joins with MN Democrat Klobuchar in bipartisan effort

Joins with MN Democrat Klobuchar in bipartisan effort

Franken, Casey, Donnelly also co-sponsored amendment, which passed 79-20

House Approves Continuing Resolution After Senate Amendments

Marines Killed In Training Exercise Identified

Judge Declares Mistrial On Remaining Counts In Bell, California Corruption Trial

Biden, Bloomberg, Newtown Parents Continue Pushing For More Gun Control

New Mexico State Rep Wants AG’s Opinion On Same-Sex Marriage

Immigration Reform Pushed Back In Congress

Poll: Florida Voters Like Hillary For President More Than Jeb Bush Or Marco Rubio

FCC Chairman Genachowski Expected To Resign

GAO Says Postal Service Can’t Cut Saturday Delivery



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Oil Prices Fall On Profit-Taking: NYMEX $93.19, Brent $108.37
Beechcraft Sues Air Force Over Afghan Attack Planes
Bank Of Thailand, Government Agree: No Intervention On Hot Baht
Existing Home Sales Hit Three-Year High
Book Buzz: Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In Is Number One
Assurant To Pay $14 Million To Settle NY State Charges
A Slaughterhouse For Horse Meat Waits In New Mexico
Coca-Cola To Lay Off 750 In U.S., Canada
Two Jobless After Twitter Critique Of “Sexual” Jokes
Apple Says Data Centers Now Use 100% Renewable Energy
BlackBerry CEO Ready For A Smartphone Fight
Google’s Trust Problem
Verizon Takes Texting Cross-Platform With New App
Zynga.com To Free Users From Facebook Login Requirement
Your Next Smartphone Screen Could Be Synthetic Sapphire



SPORTS
Nuggets Push Win Streak To 14

Corey Brewer scores the last six for Denver

Corey Brewer scores the last six for Denver

Nuggets rally to edge Sixers 101-100

Texas Rangers Show Opening Day Lineup In 10-9 Win Over Angels

Rangers Fall To Panthers, Drop Back Out Of Playoff Contention

Blazers Show Some Defense In 99-89 Win Over Bulls

Schroeder Scores Winning Goal As Canucks Edge Coyotes

Kings Humble Timbermutts 101-98

Flames Sink Further, Lose 8th Straight Road Game

Harvard Upsets #3 New Mexico At NCAA Tourney

Goalie Brodeur Scores In Return As Devils Beat Islanders

#12 Oregon Upsets #5 Oklahoma State

Hanley Ramirez Injures Thumb At WBC, Could Be Out 2-10 Weeks

Battery, Stalking Charges Filed Against Jennifer Capriati

Adam LaRoche, Tim Hudson, And A Friendly First-Pitch Knuckleball



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
Kate Moss Designs A Sushi Box

Because all the rest of tonight's pix were fugly

Because all the rest of tonight’s pix were fugly

What amazing talents will she display tomorrow?

Unspeakable Armenian Sits Through Nine-Hour Deposition, Denies Marrying Kris Humphries For Publicity

“Real Chance Of Love” Star Ahmad “Real” Givens Fighting Stage Four Cancer

Joe Jonas Says Rumors of Sex Tape Untrue

Former NFL Cheerleader Charged With Molesting 12-Year-Old Boy

Bobby Brown Released After Nine Hours In Jail

Too Short – Those Weren’t My Drugs!

Malcolm Jamal Warner, Regina King Split Up

Big “Mary Tyler Moore” Reunion On “Hot In Cleveland”

Lindsey Vonn “Not Freaked Out” By Tiger’s Past



FOREIGNERS
India Hails Diplomatic Success Over Italian Marines’ Return For Trial
Mosque Bombing In Damascus Kills 42, Including Leading Sunni Pro-Assad Imam
Kremlin Says No Gas Deal Signing During Visit Of PRC Prez Xi
Burma Riots Stoke Fears Of Widening Sectarian Violence
Sanjay Dutt: Don’t Know Why I Alone Am Being Accused Of This
Last Surviving Member Of Edmund Hillary’s Everest Expedition Dies
Indian Legislators Pass Strict Anti-Rape Law
Pro-Assad Hackers Take Over BBC Weather On Twitter
Thatcher Files Reveal Deep Rift Over Falklands
Chile Investigates Massive Prawn Death



BLOGS & STUFF
Professor Bainbridge: Is Starbucks’ Support Of Gay Marriage A Breach Of Fiduciary Duty?
Weasel Zippers: Reid Throws The Left A Bone On Gun Control
Twitchy: John Nolte, Ace Shred Conor Friedersdorf For Calling Michelle Malkin A Xenophobe
Rich Lowry: Where Is Today’s Jack Kemp?
James Pethokoukis: Really, Where Is Today’s Jack Kemp In The GOP?
Patterico: In Cyprus, Government Raids The Banks
Allahpundit: Marco Rubio Says If We Can’t Come Up With A Solid Guest Worker Program, We’ll Have Ten Million Illegals Here In A Decade
Weekly Standard Blog: Pew – Obama Job Approval Drops 8 Points
AmSpecBlog: President Perry 2016?
Jihad Watch: UK Police Foil Major Jihad Terror Attack On The Scale of 7/7 Every Year
Mark Krikorian: Adventures In Manipulative Polling
NRO Corner: Greg Sargent Is Bullish On The GOP – How Did We Get There?
Protein Wisdom: “Mass. Principal Calls Off Honors Night Because It Could Be ‘Devastating’ To Those Who Missed Mark”
Lonely Conservative: PETA Sure Does Kill A Lot Of Dogs And Cats
Rush Limbaugh: Beyonce’s “Bow Down” As Quoted By The UK Telegraph


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