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Forces storm Ukrainian military bases

Sat, 03/22/2014 - 1:13pm
A Ukrainian military base in Crimea was stormed by pro-Russian self-defense forces and was under Russian control, a Ukraine Defense Ministry spokesman said Saturday.
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New images show object in southern Indian Ocean

Sat, 03/22/2014 - 12:48pm
China announced that it has satellite images of a large object floating in the search area for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane, but Australian-led search teams found no sign of it Saturday.
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Why more Puerto Ricans are living in mainland U.S.

Sat, 03/22/2014 - 12:46pm
Puerto Rico's dwindling economy is causing more residents like this recent college graduate to flock to the U.S. in search of a better life.
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Dozens killed in Iraq attacks

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 6:25pm
A wave of violence swept across Iraq on Friday, resulting in at least 38 deaths, police said. Most of the casualties occurred in Sunni towns and cities, according to police in Baquba, Ramadi, Mosul, Samarra, Kirkuk and Tikrit.
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2 weeks in, no sign of Malaysian airliner

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 4:16pm
Two weeks. Two gut-wrenching, frustrating, mysterious weeks.
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Search highlights garbage problem

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 3:56pm
Two weeks after Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappeared, one thing has been made clear: the ocean is full of garbage, literally.
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Plane sightings or mistakes?

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 3:29pm
Actual sightings or mistakes? Who's REALLY seen the missing airliner? Jeanne Moos reports on eyewitnesses and sleuths.
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What does Putin want next?

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 2:22pm
Is Russian President Vladimir Putin an opportunist, grabbing at chances to poke the West in the eye, or a clever strategist with the longer-term goal of restoring a greater Russia? Is he simply riding a tide of Russian patriotic fervor over Crimea? Is he a rational actor aware of the delicate balances within the international system, or as one observer put it, "drunk on power" and oblivious to sanctions?
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China facing brain drain?

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 2:07pm
"Culture is not the main reason why most Chinese people leave. This is a romantic view. Most people leave China because of practical reasons like education, food and wealth security and air quality."
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Russia finalizes Crimea accession

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 12:17pm
Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk signed the political elements of a trade pact with the European Union on Friday, even as Russian lawmakers finalized the annexation of Ukraine's Crimea region.
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'Scrap metal' a $20 million find

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 11:12am
A $14,000 jumble sale find turned into millions of dollars for a man who'd been thwarted in his attempts to turn a quick profit by selling the tiny ornament to scrap metal dealers.
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Suicide fears as families wait

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 11:11am
Father of aviation engineer aboard Flight 370 says he's sure his son had nothing to do with plane's disappearance.
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Deadly attack at Kabul luxury hotel

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 9:55am
Nine civilians died in an attack on a luxury hotel in the Afghan capital, a government official said Friday.
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