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Journalists On Trial In Egypt On Terrorism-Related Charges

Journalists from Al Jazeera face the opening day of their trial on aiding a terrorist organization. The charges were apparently prompted by efforts to interview members of the Muslim Brotherhood.
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Pussy Riot Members Roughed Up By Auxiliary Police In Sochi

At the Olympics in Sochi on Wednesday, six members of the band Pussy Riot were accosted by Cossack militia members as they attempted to stage a protest against Russia President Putin.
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Truce Brokered In Ukraine Appears To Be Breaking Down

The truce was reached between government forces and protesters a day after more than two dozen protesters were killed in violent clashes with riot police.
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Russia Accuses Western Diplomats Of Meddling In Ukraine

Steve Inskeep finds out what's at stake for Russia and President Vladimir Putin in Ukraine during a conversation with analyst Lilia Shevtsova of the Carnegie Moscow Center.
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In Mexico, Obama Pressed On Immigration, Keystone XL Pipeline

President Obama met on Wednesday with his Mexican and Canadian counterparts about increasing trade and commerce among the three countries.
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The Sound Of Cowbells Haunts Olympics Reporter

On the slopes, athletes are cheered on by fans, family and friends ringing cowbells. Does it help? Is it too much?
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Why More Americans Are Renouncing U.S. Citizenship

A U.S. law aimed at tax cheats hiding money abroad has had unintended consequences and has complicated life for many Americans living overseas.
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Female Figure Skaters Compete For Gold — And The Sport's Future

The competition is fierce: the defending South Korean champion, a 15-year-old Russian phenom who has thrilled the figure skating world, and three Americans heading into Thursday in the top 10.
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U.S., Allies Urge All Sides In Ukraine To Pull Back From Brink

The U.S. and European powers are hoping that the government and protesters can restart a political dialogue. But they have few levers of influence. Russia has plenty of leverage, but different aims.
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As Execution Drugs Run Dry, Attention Turns To Source Of Shortage

The U.S. is experiencing a nationwide shortage of the drugs commonly used in lethal injections. The situation has stirred controversy not only in the U.S. but in Europe, as well.

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