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Boeing 777 Pilots: It's Not Easy To Disable Onboard Communications

Four commercial jetliner pilots say they would need to pore over checklists and other aircraft documentation to figure out how to disable radios and a text-based automatic communication system.
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With All Eyes On The East, A Seige Mentality Settles On Kiev

As the Crimean referendum approaches and Russia conducts military maneuvers near the border, many in Kiev say they feel under siege. They're convinced that Russian ambitions extend beyond Crimea.
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Two Days Before Secession Vote, Crimea Is Starkly Divided

With Sunday's referendum in Crimea fast approaching, people there are split into two sharply divided camps. Both are convinced that their side is right.
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The Poorest In Caracas Stay Reluctant To Join Venezuelan Protests

Protests are still roiling Venezuela after a month, but the opposition is having trouble attracting demonstrators from poor neighborhoods. The protests continue to struggle to find broader support.
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Kurdish Ambitions Get A Rude Awakening From Baghdad

A flashy hotel just opened in Iraqi Kurdistan, reflecting the region's ambitions. But the Arab-led government in Baghdad has given the region an economic jolt, putting its outsized dreams in doubt.
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With Russian Minister, Kerry Kicks A Soccer Ball And Talks Ukraine

Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov meet in London Friday for talks about the crisis in Ukraine.
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Angst In Germany Over Invasion Of American English

Germany has borrowed more than 10,000 American words since 1990 — words like "sorry" and "lounge" and the suffix "-gate." It's a trend that bothers some German purists.
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Hong Kong Says UBS Tried To Rig Interbank Lending Rate

UBS, which was fined for manipulating the Libor rate in 2012, was censured by the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, the territory's de facto central bank.
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Satellite Signals From Missing Plane Raise Questions

Conflicting information raises even more questions about the fate of the Malaysia Airlines jet that disappeared nearly a week ago with 239 people on board.
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No Breakthrough In Talks About Ukraine

Crimeans vote Sunday on whether to split from Ukraine. The U.S. and its allies vow to penalize Russia if it continues to intervene. Secretary of State Kerry met with his Russian counterpart Friday.

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