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04/04/2017 06:44 am ET Updated Apr 04, 2017

Tuesday's Morning Email: The Latest In The Russia Revelations

As well as the future of the GOP health care bill.
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BREAKING DOWN THE RUSSIA REVELATIONS Two bombshell reports dropped Monday from The Washington Post and BuzzFeed. The first alleged that the United Arab Emirates set up a secret meeting in January between Betsy DeVos’s brother, Erik Prince ― the founder of Blackwater ― and a Russian who was close to President Vladi­mir Putin “as part of an apparent effort to establish a back-channel line of communication between Moscow and President-elect Donald Trump.” And BuzzFeed confirmed former Trump advisor Carter Page “met with and passed documents to a Russian intelligence operative.” [WaPo]

THE GOP HEALTH CARE DEAL ISN’T DEAD YET “House Republicans still don’t have a deal to revive their health care bill, but the White House is laying the groundwork for negotiations to move quickly, meeting individually Monday with moderates and conservatives to discuss a possible agreement.” [HuffPost]

‘THIS IS HOW THE NEXT WORLD WAR STARTS’ David Wood examines how an intercept gone wrong could mean WWIII. [HuffPost]

AUTHORITIES IDENTIFIED ST. PETERSBURG BOMBER Akbarzhon Jalilov, a Russian citizen born in Kyrgyzstan, is the top suspect in the blast that killed 11 and wounded 45 on a St. Petersburg train. [Reuters]

NORTH CAROLINA BATTLED OUT A NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP WIN OVER GONZAGA Which this author called since she’s been loyal ever since winning her eighth grade pool with the help of the Tar Heels. [Reuters]

HYUNDAI AND MERCEDES-BENZ PULL ADS FROM ‘O’REILLY FACTOR’ Over the latest sexual harassment allegations against host Bill O’Reilly. [HuffPost]

DEMOCRATS HAVE LOCKED IN THE VOTES FOR A FILIBUSTER ON NEIL GORSUCH The so-called “nuclear option” is looking more likely than ever. [HuffPost]

AT LEAST 35 DEAD IN SUSPECTED GAS ATTACK IN SYRIA Nine of the victims in the northwestern province of Idlib were children. [Reuters]

WHAT’S BREWING

INSIDE THE HUGE SPORTS SEX ABUSE SCANDAL You haven’t paid enough attention to. [HuffPost]

YOU’D THINK IT’S GREAT NEWS TO LEARN YOU CAN BUY GIRL SCOUT COOKIES ON AMAZON But here’s why you shouldn’t. [HuffPost]

ANNE HATHAWAY IS OVER EVERYONE ASKING WHAT IT’S LIKE TO BE HATED “How the world feels about me has nothing to do with me.” [HuffPost]

TAKE 20 PERCENT OFF FOR EQUAL PAY DAY At over 300 businesses. [HuffPost]

OF COURSE ‘S-TOWN’ ALREADY HAS 10 MILLION DOWNLOADS ALREADY You mean you haven’t finished the hit podcast yet? Feel free to email in with commentary, we’re always up to discuss. [HuffPost

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