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Putin calls for use of troops in Ukraine – CNN

CNNSimferopol, Ukraine (CNN) — [Breaking News Update 9:22 a.m. ET]. (CNN) — Russian President Vladimir Putin asked the upper house of parliament to send Russian troops into Ukraine’s Crimea region to normalize the political situation there, the Kremlin said …Pro-Russia Demonstrations Break out in UkraineABC NewsPutin Asks Russia’s Senate to Use Military Force in UkraineNew […]

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Sarah Palin Warned in 2008 Russia Might Invade Ukraine if Obama Wins Election – Town Hall

Town HallIn October 2008, then-Republican VP candidate Sarah Palin warned that Putin, having been motivated by Obama’s lack of response to the Russian invasion of Georgia, would proceed to invade Ukraine if then-Senator Obama was elected to the presidency.Ukraine turmoilPoliticoDisengaged: Russia invades Ukraine, Obama declares official ‘happy hour with …BizPac ReviewSarah Palin Owns Giant Future-Predicting […]

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Pakistan Taliban announce month truce – BBC News

BBC NewsThe Pakistani Taliban have announced a month-long ceasefire aimed at reviving stalled peace talks with government. Spokesman Shahidullah Shahid said all Taliban fighters had been urged to “refrain from any activity during this period”. The talks broke …Pakistani Taliban Announces Cease-Fire to Revive Peace TalksVoice of AmericaPakistani Taliban announce monthlong ceasefireTimes of IndiaPakistani Taliban […]

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Mobile World Congress 2014: Winners And Losers – InformationWeek

InformationWeekCheck out the most (and least) impressive gadgets and developments from the year’s biggest mobile confab. Mobile World Congress: 5 Hot Gadgets. (Click image for larger view and slideshow.) The Mobile World Congress, the wireless industry’s most …What we’ve learned from MWC this yearWashington PostHandset makers go big on smartphonesThe Seattle TimesAdrian Weckler: A proper […]

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Oscars: Rain predicted for 86th Academy Awards as final ceremony preparation … – Mirror.co.uk

Mirror.co.ukRain has been predicted for the red carpet shenanigans of the upcoming 86th Academy Awards. The latter stages of this week have seen downpours in LA and as a precaution the Academy has its big plastic tent covering the plush walkway. Probably the …Running in Real Time: #Oscar Live UpdatesPatch.comInto every Oscars, a little rain […]

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Crimea’s Leader Cements Power, Asks Moscow’s Help – ABC News

ABC NewsThe pro-Russian prime minister of Ukraine’s Crimea region claimed control of the military and police there Saturday and appealed to Russia’s President Vladimir Putin for help in keeping peace, sharpening the discord between the two Slavic neighbor …Pro-Russia leader of Crimea claims military control, coordinates with Russian …Washington PostUkraine Refuses to Act Against Russian […]

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Apple software to drive smart Ferrari – CNBC.com

CNBC.comFirst the mobile phone, now the car. Having revolutionised personal communication Apple now wants to change the way we drive. The technology group will next week launch its first in-car operating system with Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz and Volvo as it …Apple to unveil acirciOS in the Caracirc integration next weekT3Apple to announce ‘iOS in the Car’ […]

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Oscars 2014: Take our Best Picture poll – CBS News

CBS NewsNominees for Best Picture at the 86th Academy Awards, clockwise, from top left: “American Hustle,” “Captain Phillips,” “The Wolf of Wall Street,” “Dallas Buyers Club,” “Gravity,” “12 Years a Slave,” “Philomena,” “Nebraska” and “Her.” CBS News. Shares.7 of Oscars Most Memorable Acceptance SpeechesCelebuzzOscar Week video: Breaking down the best actor categoryNewsOK.comOscars 2014 preview and […]

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Snow to hit for Blackhawks v. Penguins at Soldier Field – ABC7Chicago.com

ABC7Chicago.comYou’re playing against the defending Stanley Cup champions and a very good team in the Chicago Blackhawks. “It will be unique getting out there, I’m looking forward to some cold weather, maybe some wind coming off the lake.” Fans are encouraged to …Snow, Bitter Cold Forecast for Blackhawks Game SaturdayNBC Chicago (blog)Hard-Hitting Cold, Snow for […]

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Sabres brace for a shakeup as trade deadline nears – Boston Herald

Boston HeraldBuffalo Sabres’ Alexander Sulzer (52) celebrates with teammates Christian Ehrhoff (10), Matt D’Agostini (27) and Steve Ott (9) after D’Agostini scored the game-winning goal in the overtime session against the Boston Bruins during an NHL hockey game in …Top Line: Ryan Miller trade fallout; Corey Crawford’s mask stolen; more linksSI.comBlues become top contenders with […]

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Academy Awards 2014: Will Oscars’ return to tradition mark a TV win? – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesMarch 1, 2014, 5:00 a.m.. They’ve tried edgy and tinkered with experimental. But the producers of the 86th Academy Awards telecast believe that what America really wants is tradition. This year’s Oscar show Sunday will bring back 2007 host Ellen …17 fun facts about the Academy AwardsUSA TODAYEllen DeGeneres hopes ‘to make people […]

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Venezuela’s growing middle-class revolt – CBC.ca

CBC.caOn Monday, Venezuelans woke up to find barricades of pipes, trash and branches burning in the streets. Improvised roadblocks, cutting off neighbourhoods from each other and from the central core of certain cities, appeared simultaneously in eight states of …Venezuela Protests Continue, National Guardsman KilledVoice of AmericaLittle carnival celebration as tension escalates in VenezuelaeuronewsForeigners detained […]

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Report: Son of Egypt’s Ousted President Detained – ABC News

ABC NewsEgypt’s state news agency is reporting the youngest son of ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi has been detained by police on suspicion of drug possession. The MENA news agency said police detained son Abdullah Morsi, a university freshman, …Report: Egypt police detain Morsy’s sonThe HinduMorsi’s son arrested for drug possessionThe AustralianMorsi espionage case postponed […]

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Ex-Guantanamo Bay detainee Moazzam Begg charged with terror offences – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukA former Guantanamo Bay detainee who received an estimated £1 million compensation from the government has appeared in court charged with terrorism offences. Moazzam Begg is charged with providing instruction and training for terrorism and funding …Ex-Gitmo inmate faces Syrian terror charges in UKBusinessweekEx-Guantanamo detainee charged over Syria in UKThe HinduMoazzam Begg remanded in custodyBBC […]

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What’s next for Winter Olympics after Sochi? – The Japan Times

The Japan TimesSOCHI, RUSSIA – The sheer cost, size and scale of the Sochi Olympics has outstripped anything done before. The question for future Winter Games is clear: Can anyone — should anyone — try to top that? Sochi has showcased President Vladimir Putin’s …Sochi hotels receive surge in bookings after Winter OlympicsTelegraph.co.ukPower Ranking Major […]

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Prescription Drugs, Cocaine and Heroin Killed Philip Seymour Hoffman – It’s … – Contactmusic.com

Contactmusic.comDespite the causes of Philip Seymour Hoffman’s death being tragically clear, the official toxicology report has confirmed that the late actor died due to a lethal concoction of prescription drugs, cocaine and heroine on Sunday, February 2, 2014. CNN’s Dr.Philip Hoffman Died from Combination of DrugsHeadlines & Global NewsPhilip Seymour Hoffman Died From Heroin And […]