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Graham: I will subpoena FBI for wiretap answers if need be
“Sen. Lindsey Graham said Wednesday he’ll subpoena information from the FBI over President Donald Trump’s wiretapping allegations if bureau Director James Comey does not provide information about whether there is any validity to the President’s claims…” (CNN)

House intel chairman: No evidence of wiretapping claim
“President Donald Trump’s claim that former President Barack Obama ordered the wiretapping of his phones ran into headwinds on several fronts Wednesday, as three top Republicans said they’d seen no evidence of the assertion.

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes said he does not believe Trump’s claim that Obama wiretapped him, but said it’s possible Trump communications may have been gathered in “incidental” intelligence collection…” (CNN)

France’s Front National suspends party official over Holocaust denial
“France’s far-right Front National has suspended a party official for Holocaust denial after he suggested there was no mass killing in the Nazi concentration camps…”
(The Guardian)

Four jailed in Germany for forming far-right terrorist group
“Three men and a woman have been sentenced to prison terms between three and five years for forming a far-right terrorist group in Germany with a plan to bomb refugee homes as a tactic to scare migrants into leaving the country…” (The Guardian)

Fillon’s indictment signals a ‘moral crisis’ for France

French car maker Renault suspected of emissions fraud
“France’s consumer fraud watchdog told prosecutors that Renault boss Carlos Ghosn should be held responsible for the carmaker’s suspected diesel emissions cheating, a judicial source said on Wednesday…” (France24)

France to close Grande-Synthe migrant camp ‘as soon as possible’
“France said Wednesday that security forces would start dismantling another migrant camp on its northern coast near the port of Dunkirk “as soon as possible” after clashes at the site…” (France24)

News Analysis: Tillerson’s first China visit to build on positive momentum in China-U.S. ties
“WASHINGTON, March 15 (Xinhua) — U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s upcoming first visit to China is to build on positive momentum in the relations between China and the Trump administration, experts said.

Tillerson began Wednesday his first three-nation Asian tour that will take him to Japan, South Korea and China. He is to visit Beijing Saturday to hold talks with Chinese leaders and senior officials on a range of bilateral and multilateral issues…” (Xinhua)

China-Britain entrepreneurship competition launched in Britain
“LONDON, March 15 (Xinhua) — The China-Britain Entrepreneurship Competition, an initiative aimed to support and encourage new business ventures between China and Britain, was launched on Tuesday in Newcastle…” (Xinhua)

Researchers Might Have Located the Brain Switch Responsible for Autism’s Social Struggles
“For people diagnosed with one of the many disorders associated with autism, connecting with others socially ranges anywhere from being somewhat difficult to near impossible…” (Science Alert)

Spiders Eat More Each Year Than All Humans Put Together
“If spiders already freak you out a little, here’s a newly discovered scientific tidbit that probably won’t help much: these insatiable predators gorge themselves on up to twice the total weight of animals that humans consume each year…” (Science Alert)

Photo: By Gage Skidmore [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

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