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US, West brace for Crimea vote to leave Ukraine

March 15, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

A Crimean Tatar girls walks on stilts at the end of a protest against the country’s breakup outside Simferopol, Ukraine, Friday, March 14, 2014. Crimea will hold on Sunday a referendum that will ask residents if they want the territory to become part of Russia. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda) LONDON (AP) — The West braced Friday [&hellip...

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Man arrested in Anne Frank book vandalism in Tokyo

March 15, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

In this Friday, Feb. 21, 2014 photo, ripped copies of Anne Frank’s “Diary of a Young Girl” and related books are shown at Shinjuku City Library in Tokyo. Japanese police have arrested a man for allegedly tearing pages out of books related to...

Missing plane sent signals to satellite for hours

March 14, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Vietnamese Air Force Col. Pham Minh Tuan uses binoculars on board a flying aircraft during a mission to search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 in the Gulf of Thailand, Thursday, March 13, 2014. With no distress call, no sign of wreckage and...

Gaza militants fire large rocket barrage at Israel

March 13, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

A trail of smoke from rockets fired by Palestinian militants from Gaza toward Israel is seen above Gaza City on Wednesday, March 12, 2014. The militant group Islamic Jihad in Gaza said it fired 20 rockets toward Israel on Wednesday, in retaliation for an...

Malaysia’s air force says jet may have turned back

March 11, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

CORRECTS SOURCE TO MALAYSIAN POLICE INSTEAD OF INTERPOL – This combination of images released by Malaysian police during a news conference in Sepang, Malaysia, on Tuesday, March 11, 2014, shows an Iranian identified by Malaysian Police as Pouria Nour...

Lack of passport checks expose air security flaw

March 10, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

In this photo released by Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency, a patrol vessel of Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency searches for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane off Tok Bali Beach in Kelantan, Malaysia, Sunday, March 9, 2014. Military radar...

US relay team sets indoor world record for title

March 10, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

United States relay team with Kind Butler, David Verburg, Calvin Smith and Kyle Clemons, from left, celebrate after winning the 4x400m relay with a new world record during the Athletics World Indoor Championships in Sopot, Poland, Sunday, March 9, 2014. (AP...

Putin defends separatist drive in Crimea as legal

March 10, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Russian former oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky goes in the Independence Square to make a speach during a rally in Kiev, Ukraine, Sunday, March 9, 2014. Khodorkovsky, addressing a crowd on the square where demonstrators rose up against Ukraine’s...

Russia reinforces military presence in Crimea

March 9, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

People shout slogans during a pro Russian rally at a central square in Donetsk, Ukraine, Saturday, March 8, 2014. Pro Russian activists continued to gather on Saturday in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk, as Russia was reported to be reinforcing its...

4 passengers’ IDs being checked on missing jet

March 8, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Family members arrive at a hotel which is prepared for relatives or friends of passengers aboard a missing airplane, in Beijing, China, Sunday, March 9, 2014. Search teams across Southeast Asia scrambled on Saturday to find a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 with...