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Putin defends separatist drive in Crimea as legal

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday defended the separatist drive in the disputed Crimean Peninsula as in keeping with international law, but Ukraine's prime minister vowed not to relinquish "a single centimeter" of his country's territory.

Last Updated on Monday, 10 March 2014

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Black Twitter growing into online force

WASHINGTON (AP) — The hashtag gave it away.

Last Updated on Monday, 10 March 2014

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'Band of Brothers' vet William Guarnere dies at 90

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — William "Wild Bill" Guarnere (gahr-NAYR), one of the World War II veterans whose exploits were dramatized in the TV miniseries "Band of Brothers," has died at the age of 90.

Last Updated on Sunday, 09 March 2014

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Vietnam says it may have found missing jet's door

 

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Vietnamese authorities searching waters for the missing Boeing 777 jetliner spotted an object Sunday that they suspected was one of the plane's doors, as international intelligence agencies joined the investigation into two passengers who boarded the aircraft with stolen passports.

Last Updated on Sunday, 09 March 2014

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China-bound Malaysian jet vanishes with 239 aboard

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Search and rescue crews across Southeast Asia scrambled on Saturday to find a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 that disappeared from air traffic control screens over waters between Malaysia and Vietnam early that morning, leaving the fates of the 239 people aboard in doubt.

Last Updated on Saturday, 08 March 2014

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US job gain despite freeze raises economic hopes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Job growth in the United States has proved surprisingly consistent.

Last Updated on Saturday, 08 March 2014

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Frustration in Afghan women's rights struggle

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — In 2009, the United States gave Wazhma Frogh the International Woman of Courage award for her women's rights activism in Afghanistan. Prominently displayed in Frogh's office is a picture of then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton granting her the award as First Lady Michelle Obama smiles, clapping by her side.

Last Updated on Saturday, 08 March 2014

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Officer says US general sexually assaulted her

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — Defense lawyers for an Amy general facing sexual assault charges say his accuser's testimony gave them plenty to challenge as they prepare to cross-examine her on Monday.

Last Updated on Saturday, 08 March 2014

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