Top of the Hour: Syrian Rebels Reject Demand Two Days Before Scheduled Cease-Fire, Morning Headlines

The Takeaway
Syrian rebels have rejected a new demand by the government for a guarantee in writing to stop fighting. The demand came yesterday, less than 48-hours before a cease-fire is scheduled to go into effect. In other headlines: reports of a long-range rocket in North Korea; rumors of a third nuclear test in North Korea; two men arrested in shooting rampage in Tulsa, Oklahoma; and Bubba Watson beats Louis Oosthuizen in the Masters golf tournament in dramatic fashion.
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