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Russia reinforces military presence in Crimea

A convoy of military vehicles bearing no license plates travels on the road from Feodosia to Simferopol in the Crimea, Ukraine, Saturday, March 8, 2014. More than 60 military trucks bearing no license plate numbers was headed from the eastern city of Feodosia toward the city of...
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Mom accused of driving into surf goes before judge

FILE – In this March 4, 2014 file image made from video, a lifeguard carries one of the three children rescued from a minivan that their mother, Ebony Wilkerson, drove into the Atlantic in Daytona Beach, Fla. Wilkerson as charged Friday with attempted first-degree murder...

Stolen European passports on missing plane

MILAN (AP) — Foreign ministry officials in Rome and Vienna confirm that names of two nationals listed on the manifest of the missing Malaysian airlines flight match passports reported stolen in Thailand. Italy’s Foreign Ministry said Saturday that an Italian man...

Ohio Officials Extend Deadline For Heating Help

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State officials are extending a deadline for a heating assistance program that’s available to those threatened with disconnection or whose service has been disconnected. The Ohio Development Services Agency administers the Winter Crisis Program, which...

Richardsson wins 50K race

OSLO, Norway (AP) — Sweden’s Daniel Richardsson showed his strength Saturday when winning the classic 50-kilometer race at Holmenkollen in 2 hours 7 minutes and 29.5 seconds with a strong sprint finish, beating World Cup leader Martin Johnsrud Sundby of Norway on the...
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Daylight saving time: Set clocks ahead 1 hour

Dave LeMote wipes down a post clock at Electric Time Company, Inc. in Medfield, Mass., Friday, March 7, 2014. Most Americans will set their clocks 60 minutes forward before heading to bed Saturday night, but daylight saving time officially starts Sunday at 2 a.m. local time...
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At 50, landmark libel case relevant in digital age

AP Photo/Evan Agostini WASHINGTON (AP) — Singer Courtney Love hadn’t been born and tweeting was reserved for birds when The New York Times won a landmark libel case at the Supreme Court in 1964. But when a California jury decided recently that Love shouldn’t...
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State Department: 3 Americans on missing plane

This photo provided by Laurent Errera taken Dec. 26, 2011, shows the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200ER that disappeared from air traffic control screens Saturday, taking off from Roissy-Charles de Gaulle Airport in France. The Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200 carrying 239 people...
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Oil slicks found in hunt for missing Malaysia jet

A woman, center, surrounded by media covers her mouth on her arrival at a hotel which is prepared for relatives or friends of passengers aboard a missing airline, in Beijing, China Saturday, March 8, 2014. A Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200 carrying 239 people lost contact over...
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Olympic champion Shiffrin wins World Cup slalom

AP Photo/Alessandro Trovati ARE, Sweden (AP) — Olympic champion Mikaela Shiffrin won a World Cup slalom on Saturday to retain her season-long title with one race remaining. In her first slalom race since taking Olympic gold, the 18-year-old American led from start to finish...