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Ukraine takes gold, US hockey falls to Canada

February 22, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

USA goaltender Jonathan Quick greets Canada forward Jeff Carter after Canada beat the USA 1-0 in a men’s semifinal ice hockey game at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek) SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Four Ukrainian women gave their politically torn country some good news at the [&hellip...

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Ukraine agreement reached, but the street resists

February 22, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Anti-government protesters rest at a barricade in central Kiev, Ukraine, Friday, Feb. 21, 2014. Ukraine’s bloody political crisis moved swiftly toward a possible solution Friday as the opposition signed a deal with the embattled president, and parliament...

Venezuela opposition denounces ‘brutal repression’

February 21, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Members of a pro-government “colectivo,” or “collective,” march in downtown Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014. President Nicolas Maduro and his supporters say the escalating protests against his socialist government in the...

Before Korean family reunions, fears of false hope

February 19, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

In this Feb. 14. 2014 photo, Kim Se-rin, 84, speaks during an interview at his house in Bucheon, South Korea. As Kim waits to travel this week, to North Korea to reunite with his sister he hasn’t seen in six decades, he tries to balance his excitement...

Obama threatens consequences for Ukraine violence

February 19, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

President Barack Obama speaks to the media about the situation in Ukraine while meeting with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto at the state government palace in Toluca, Mexico Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014. The president said “there will be...

Family: Australian missionary held in North Korea

February 19, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Korean-language Christian pamphlets that Australian missionary John Short was carrying to North Korea, are shown inside the Christian Book Room in Hong Kong Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014. The Australian missionary Short has been detained while on a tour of North...

Taliban say they discussed prison swap with US

February 19, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

This undated image provided by the U.S. Army shows Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. Washington has held indirect talks with the Taliban over the possible transfer of five senior Taliban prisoners from Guantanamo Bay in exchange for a U.S. soldier captured in Afghanistan...

Riot police move in against Kiev protest camp

February 18, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Anti-government protesters clash with riot police in Kiev’s Independence Square, the epicenter of the country’s current unrest, Kiev, Ukraine, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014. Thousands of police armed with stun grenades and water cannons attacked the...

Olympic day of politics and power on the slopes

February 18, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Gold medallist Jorrit Bergsma of the Netherlands celebrates after the final race in the men’s 10,000-meter speedskating race at the Adler Arena Skating Center during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Peter...

Syria drives rebels from site of alleged killings

February 18, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

This photo provided by the anti-government activist group Aleppo Media Center (AMC), which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows Syrian men helping a survivor out of a destroyed building after a Syrian forces warplanes...