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Ukraine crisis: Crimea leader appeals to Putin for help – BBC News

BBC NewsThe new pro-Moscow leader of Ukraine’s autonomous Crimea region has asked Russian President Vladimir Putin for help to ensure peace. A Kremlin source said it would “not leave unnoticed” the request from Sergiy Aksyonov. US President Barack Obama …Ukraine says Russia has sent in troops, Obama appeals to PutinReutersUkraine Refuses to Act Against Russian […]

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Doctors Without Borders expelled from Myanmar – Boston Globe

Boston GlobeYANGON, Myanmar — Doctors Without Borders said Friday it has been expelled from Myanmar and that tens of thousands of lives are at risk. The decision came after the humanitarian group reported it treated nearly two dozen Rohingya Muslim victims of …Medécins Sans Frontières ‘deeply shocked’ as Burma expels charity over claims …The IndependentThe […]

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President Obama blunt in warning Russia not to intervene in Ukraine – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesWASHINGTON — President Obama issued a blunt warning to Moscow on Friday that “there will be costs” if Russia sends its troops into Ukraine, saying he is deeply concerned about reports of Russian military movements in the region. Obama told a hastily …Reports of Russian activity in Crimea prompts stern warning from ObamaWashington […]

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Tensions Mounting as Ukraine Accuses Russia of Invading Crimea – Businessweek

BusinessweekUkraine’s acting president accused Russia of invading his country’s southern Crimea region, where unidentified gunmen seized airports and other facilities, fueling tension as the interim Ukrainian government took office. Russia has “started a naked …President Obama blunt in warning Russia not to intervene in UkraineLos Angeles TimesUkraine calls Russian troops an ‘invasion’Washington PostUkraine’s Acting President […]

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Steve Gregory released by New England Patriots – NFL.com

NFL.comGregory started in 13 games last season. He showed promise before injuring his thumb in Week 9 of the 2013 season, after coming off a subpar first season with the Patriots. Rookie third-round pick Duron Harmon filled in during Gregory’s absence. The move …Patriots are releasing S Steve GregoryBoston.comPatriots release S Steve GregoryPatriots.comSafety Steve Gregory […]

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Liam Neeson, cast give airplane thriller a lift – Boston Herald

Boston HeraldFLIGHT RISK: Liam Neeson, right with Julianne Moore and below with Michelle Dockery, plays a federal marshal trying to track down a killer onboard a plane. 022614nonstop04.jpg. Photo by: Unknown. FASTEN YOUR SEAT BELTS: Lupita Nyong’o, above, …‘Non-Stop’ review: Film delivers sky-high thrillsToronto Sun‘Non-Stop’: Liam Neeson earns his wingsChicago Sun-Times‘Non-Stop’ review: Liam Neeson action […]

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Fundraiser with Chris Christie, Mitt Romney, Charlie Baker hits snag, changes … – Boston.com

Boston.comThursday night’s Republican Governors Association fundraiser featuring New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney, the party’s 2012 presidential nominee, was initially scheduled for a private home in Newton Corner …As Romney fundraises with Chris Christie, some Boston donors still wary of NJ govWashington Post (blog)Chris Christie and Mitt Romney Mend Fences […]

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Grim Afghan future if no security pact, says general – Boston Globe

Boston GlobeBAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan — Depicting a grim future for Afghanistan without US help, the top US military officer said Wednesday that Afghanistan’s refusal to sign a security agreement with the United States may make the fight more difficult this year, …Kerry, Rasmussen Expect Deal After Karzai LeavesRadioFreeEurope/RadioLibertyUS army chief fears complete troop withdrawal […]

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NFL Combine’s winners and losers – Boston Globe

Boston GlobeINDIANAPOLIS — Two months of training and four days of testing are now in the books after the NFL Scouting Combine concluded Tuesday with defensive backs performing on-field drills. In total, approximately 330 draft prospects — including a record 102 …2014 NFL combine: 10 takeaways from IndianapolisCBSSports.comNFL Combine Day 6 NotebookBleacher ReportNFL Combine 2014: […]

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Report: Google offered to match or beat Facebook’s WhatsApp deal – Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta Journal ConstitutionBefore Mark Zuckerberg paid a whopping $19 billion for WhatsApp, Google made a strong offer to WhatsApp CEO, Jan Koum, according to a new report from The Information. Google’s intention and offer was a way to keep the service independent from …Tech Acquisitions 2014: Facebook’s $19 Billion Purchase Of WhatsApp Dwarfs …KpopStarzGoogle’s Hangouts […]

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Facebook deal for $19b app no shock to tech execs – Boston Globe

Boston GlobeFacebook’s $19 billion acquisition of the mobile messaging startup WhatsApp was widely labeled a stunner, but the news seemed to surprise no one in local tech circles Thursday. Even the price tag — higher than the stock market value of corporate giants …WhatsApp with Facebook’s $19 billion buy? Keeping on messageSydney Morning HeraldFacebook to […]

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Canada beats US 1-0 to reach gold-medal game – Boston.com

Boston.comCanada forward Benn Jamie (22) celebrates his goal against USA goaltender Jonathan Quick ( The Associated Press Canada forward Benn Jamie (22) celebrates his goal against USA goaltender Jonathan Quick (32) during the second period of the men’s …Sochi Olympics: Canada defeats US, 1-0, in men’s hockey semifinalLos Angeles TimesBondy: Once again Canada too tough […]

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North Carolina uses second-half surge to defeat fifth-ranked Duke – Kansas City Star

Kansas City StarCHAPEL HILL, N.C. — There are any number of ways to explain North Carolina’s 74-66 victory over fifth-ranked Duke, one that had a sea of light blue filling the Smith Center court late Thursday night.Lifeless Duke in second half baffles Coach KNews & ObserverCollege Basketball: North Carolina downs No. 5 DukePhilly.comDuke disappeared in […]

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Dolphins coach breaks silence on Wells Report – Boston Globe

Boston GlobeINDIANAPOLIS — The fallout from the Wells Report cost Dolphins offensive line coach Jim Turner and head trainer Kevin O’Neill their jobs on Wednesday, while Richie Incognito, Mike Pouncey, and John Jerry could face punishment from the league office for …Miami coach promises new cultureTampabay.comGreg Cote: Joe Philbin not faultless in Bullygate, but he […]

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Hamlin, Kenseth win Budweiser Duels at Daytona – Boston Globe

Boston GlobeDAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Joe Gibbs Racing continued to flex its muscle cars by sweeping Thursday’s Budweiser Duels. Matt Kenseth survived a three-wide photo finish with runner-up Kevin Harvick and Kasey Kahne to win the first 150-mile qualifying heat, …Hamlin, Kenseth give Gibbs a sweep in the Budweiser DuelsKansas City StarMartin Truex Jr. rolls […]

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BioShock creator Irrational Games is shutting down – GameSpot

GameSpotBioShock creator Irrational Games is shutting down. Irrational Games cofounder Ken Levine confirms all but about 15 people will lose their jobs as he starts up a “smaller, more entrepreneurial” endeavor for Take-Two. by Eddie Makuch on February 18, 2014.Irrational Games, Whose Games Are So Good People Call Them Art, Plans To …WBURStudio Behind Take-Two’s […]

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Meryl Davis, Charlie White win ice dancing gold – Boston Globe

Boston GlobeSOCHI, Russia — For a couple of decades it seemed that Soviet ice dancing would be as unassailable as the Kremlin wall. The style had the classic Bolshoi sensibility, the coaches were expert technicians and the well-matched couples stayed together for …Meryl Davis and Charlie White’s gasp-inducing performance in winning ice …Washington PostSochi Olympics: […]

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Actor John Krasinski tweets baby news – Boston Globe

Boston GlobeNewton-bred actor, writer, and Esurance spokesguy John Krasinski is a dad. He tweeted on Sunday: “Wanted to let the news out directly. Emily and I are so incredibly happy to welcome our daughter Hazel into the world today! Happy bday!” Krasinski’s wife is …Emily Blunt and husband John Krasinski announce new baby, HazelTheCelebrityCafe.comJohn Krasinski […]

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Denny Hamlin wins crash-marred Sprint Unlimited at Daytona – SportingNews.com

SportingNews.comThat’s what Denny Hamlin asked immediately after taking the checkered flag to win the exhibition Sprint Unlimited Saturday night at Daytona International Speedway. After missing four races and struggling for most of the 2013 season with a back injury, …Chevrolet pace car catches fire at Daytona raceBoston HeraldResults, winnings from Sprint Unlimited in Daytona – […]

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Richie Incognito, Dolphins real losers in Wells report – Boston Globe

Boston GlobeThe highly anticipated Ted Wells report, the NFL-ordered investigation into the happenings between Miami teammates Richie Incognito and Jonathan Martin that ultimately led to Martin leaving the team last Oct. 28, was finally released on Friday, and shed a …Armando Salguero: Wells report shows Jim Turner will be fall guy, but makes …MiamiHerald.comWith Miami […]