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Ukrainian Jews Celebrate Passover In Uncertain Times

The holiday has a powerful message this year for Jews in Ukraine, who have found liberation from what they saw as a corrupt government. But with violence in the East, their story is still unfolding.
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Defiant Of Deadline, Pro-Moscow Occupiers Persist

Pro-Moscow militants have taken over more government buildings in eastern Ukraine, ignoring a government deadline for them to lay down their weapons. The Ukrainian army may enter to retake the region.
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Ukraine Looks Starkly Different On Russian TV — How Can This Be?

Amid the Ukrainian crisis, Russia's state-run media has consistently covered the turmoil in terms unlike those used by Western media. NPR's Corey Flintoff reports from Moscow on the information war.
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Russian Attack Jet Repeatedly Overflies U.S. Warship In Black Sea

The Pentagon calls the action "provocative and unprofessional." The Russian jet's low-level passes come amid ever increasing tensions over Ukraine.
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Dutch Test Glow-In-The-Dark Road Of The Future

Luminescent paint absorbs energy during the daylight hours and then glows green in the dark. If widely adopted, the inventor envisions an energy-saving smart highway.
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Banksy Is Believed To Be Behind Eavesdropping Mural Near British Spy HQ

A telephone box near British spy agency GCHQ is now adorned with a trio of snoops, after a mural was added to a wall this weekend. The art is believed to be the work of street artist Banksy.
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Japan May Send Maglev Train Expertise To U.S., Without A Fee

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has spoken about the idea with President Obama, and Japan is reportedly willing to include billions of dollars in loans to help underwrite the expensive project.
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French Police Deploy DNA Dragnet To Solve Rape Of Teen

Investigators say they've run out of leads in the September rape at a high school in western France and are hoping that a mass sampling of male students will produce a suspect.
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For Second Night, Valparaiso Fire Spreads Misery In Chile

At least a dozen people were killed and more than 2,000 homes destroyed by a large fire that wreaked havoc Saturday and Sunday in the city of Valparaiso. Some 10,000 people have evacuated their homes.
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Search For Jet Goes Underwater; Oil Slick Also Being Analyzed

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappeared March 8. More than a month later, no traces of the plane or the 239 people on board have been found. The focus remains on an area of the southern Indian Ocean.

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