Malaysian Airlines Jet still missing (Day 5)

Posted by Associated Press on March 10, 2014
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Young girl stands next to a sign at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Malaysia

DAY 5 Update: (From AP)

Malaysia’s air force chief has denied remarks attributed to him in a local paper that a passenger jet missing for more than four days had been tracked by military radar to the Malacca strait. Gen. Rodzali Daud said in a …

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Putin Cools Tensions in Ukraine, Kerry in Kiev

Posted by Associated Press on March 4, 2014
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President Vladimir Putin answers journalists’ questions  at the Novo-Ogaryov presidential residence outside Moscow

MOSCOW (AP) — Stepping back from the brink of war, Vladimir Putin talked tough but cooled tensions in the Ukraine crisis in his first comments since its president fled, saying Tuesday that Russia has no intention “to fight the Ukrainian people” but reserved the right to use force.

As …

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Ukraine’s President Buckles, Protesters Split

Posted by Associated Press on February 21, 2014
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KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — In a fast-moving day that aimed to reshape Ukraine’s political destiny, protest leaders and the beleaguered president agreed Friday to form a new government and hold an early election. Parliament slashed the powers of President Viktor Yanukovych and voted to free his rival, former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko, from prison.

It was a crucial shift in Ukraine’s …

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Knox Vows to Fight Murder Conviction at Italy’s Highest Court

Posted by FM News 101 KXL on January 31, 2014
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Speaking exclusively with ABC’s Good Morning America for the first time since her 2009 conviction for the murder of roommate Meredith Kercher, Amanda Knox says Thursday’s decision ‘hit her like a freight train’. The 26-year old watched her re-trial from her home in Seattle, WA, saying while she was confident the court would uphold her 2011 acquittal, she was frightened …

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Maupin Sheep Ranch Provides Yarn For Winter Olympics

Posted by Pat Boyle on January 27, 2014
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Maupin, Oregon – Imperial Stock Ranch in Maupin has provided six thousand pounds of yarn to Ralph Lauren to create the red, white and blue cardigans U.S, athletes will wear during opening ceremonies at the Winter Olympics in Sochi next month.

Jeanne Carver says they got the call in July of 2012. But the company would only say the yarn was …

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