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World's Outrage Grows As Death Toll Rises In Kiev

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Word emerges about dozens of deaths in the Ukrainian capital. The White House blames President Viktor Yanukovych's forces. As diplomats work to end the crisis, Russia continues to oppose sanctions.

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Jailed Protest Leader Urges Venezuelans To Keep Demonstrating

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Leopoldo Lopez tells his supporters they need to keep pressing for new leadership to replace the socialist government of President Nicolas Maduro. The government blames him for clashes in the streets.

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U.K. Court OKs Detention Of Reporter Glenn Greenwald's Partner

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

David Miranda was stopped and held at London's Heathrow Airport for nine hours in August. Authorities seized a hard drive that had materials provided by "NSA leaker" Edward Snowden.

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Negotiations In Ukraine Under Close Scrutiny After Bloodshed

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

President Viktor Yanukovych said he was working with opposition leaders to end the violence that has claimed more than two dozen lives in the past two days.

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4 Dead In Thai Protests; Prime Minister Faces Charges In Rice Deal

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

The dead included one policeman and three civilians. Protesters want Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to step down.

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Anti-Government Protests In Ukraine Turn Deadly

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Police attacked an opposition camp that's been the center of the massive anti-government protests that began last November. In fighting Tuesday, at least 18 people were killed and dozens injured. Police said the dead included six officers; seven protesters were also killed.

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Chinese Firm Gets Approval To Buy Electric Carmaker Fisker

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Wanxiang Group, China's largest auto parts company, won a bankruptcy auction last week for Fisker, which made plug-in, hybrid sports cars. Wanxiang's bid is valued at about $150 million.

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Pussy Riot's Nadya And Masha Detained In Sochi, Then Released

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

The activists say they have been taken into custody each of the past three days, then later released. They want to perform a protest song in Sochi. They were convicted of "hooliganism" for performing a "punk prayer" in Moscow in 2012. Just before the games began, the women were freed from prison.

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'I'm The Hijacker!' Says Ethiopian Pilot Of Commandeered Jet

Monday, February 17, 2014

During a flight headed to Rome from Addis Ababa on Monday, one of the pilots reportedly locked himself in the cockpit and took the passenger jet to Geneva, Switzerland, instead. Once there, he gave himself up to authorities and asked for asylum.

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Help Arrives, But South African Miners Refuse To Be Rescued

Monday, February 17, 2014

An unknown number of men remain below ground. They're resisting rescue because they don't want to be arrested, as 22 of their colleagues were after being rescued. The men have reportedly been mining for gold illegally.

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U.N. Report Details North Korea's 'Crimes Against Humanity'

Monday, February 17, 2014

In blunt language that supports what the outside world has feared for decades, the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights says that "the gravity, scale and nature of these violations reveal a state that does not have any parallel in the contemporary world."

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Norwegian Mass Killer Demands 'Adult' Video Games In Prison

Sunday, February 16, 2014

Anders Behring Breivik, the right-wing extremist who was convicted in the 2011 massacre of 77 people, says his prison conditions are nothing short of "torture."

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U.S. Men's Hockey Beats Slovenia, Securing Spot In Quarterfinals

Sunday, February 16, 2014

The 5-1 victory at Sochi's Shayba Arena comes a day after the Americans defeated the Russians in a preliminary round.

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Kerry Warns Indonesia: Climate Change Threatens 'Entire Way Of Life'

Sunday, February 16, 2014

The secretary of state spoke to a group of students in the capital, Jakarta, saying climate skeptics "are simply burying their heads in the sand."

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U.S. Men's Alpine Skiers Grab Bronze And Silver

Sunday, February 16, 2014

Bode Miller becomes the oldest person ever to win a medal in Alpine skiing at the Olympics, taking bronze. Underdog Andrew Weibrecht garners silver.

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200 Trapped In Abandoned South African Gold Mine

Sunday, February 16, 2014

Rescuers are trying to reach the people, who were discovered after screams were heard coming from a mine near Johannesburg. Illegal mining is common in the region.

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Push Comes To Shove In Turkey's Parliament Over Judicial Bill

Saturday, February 15, 2014

One legislator broke his nose and another his finger as Parliament erupted into a fist fight over a measure to increase the government's control in selecting judges.

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Mediator: Syrian Peace Talks Have 'Not Come Out With Very Much'

Saturday, February 15, 2014

Lakhdar Brahimi apologizes that the first two rounds of talks between the Syrian government and the opposition have produced little of substance.

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1 In 4 Americans Thinks The Sun Goes Around The Earth, Survey Says

Friday, February 14, 2014

Twenty-six percent in a survey of 2,200 people conducted in 2012 answered that the Sun revolves around the Earth, and fewer than half correctly answered a question about human origins.

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WATCH: A Death-Defying Climb To The Top Of Shanghai Tower

Friday, February 14, 2014

Two daredevils, one from Russia, the other from the Ukraine, sneak onto the construction site at the as-yet-unfinished world's second-tallest building and climb to the top.

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