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New Lead Shifts Search For Missing Jet 700 Miles North

Further analysis of how fast Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 was flying has led investigators to think it went down in the Indian Ocean closer to Australia than previously thought.
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Ukraine Must Make Hard Choices To Fix Its Economy

The new government has taken some steps says Anders Aslund, who advised Ukraine and Russia in the 1990s. They've let the exchange rate float and cut subsidies that he says enriched the ex president.
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Tijuana's New Breed Of Entrepreneurs Create Technical Businesses

In the Mexican border city of Tijuana, entrepreneurs are going after a share of the Internet economy that usually goes to Asia. At a business incubator, they want to work with U.S. tech companies.
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Russian Troops Mass Near Ukraine's Belgorod Border Region

NATO officials are warning about a sizable troop buildup by Russia along its border with Ukraine. NATO's top commander says the large numbers demonstrate that Russia is acting like an adversary.
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Born From The Border, Tijuana Grows In New Ways

The city is so close to the U.S. border fence that it practically leans on it. Even as Tijuana diversifies, its economy still relies on the frontier. Its residents are the perfect border citizens.
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IMF's Lagarde: Women In Workforce Key To Healthy Economies

Christine Lagarde says giving women access to the job market isn't just about equal opportunity — it makes economic sense. In an interview, she also reflects on being the only woman in the room.
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The Pope And The President: Common Ground But A Clear Divide

President Obama, once the world leader whose vow of "hope" and "change" excited millions, seemed eclipsed in that department Thursday by Pope Francis.
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Southeast Asia Free Of Polio As India Declares Health Victory

India and 10 other Southeast Asian nations have eradicated polio, health leaders say. The milestone means 80 percent of the world's population now lives without risk of the paralyzing virus.
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President Prepares To Meet King As U.S.-Saudi Divisions Deepen

On the eve of President Obama's visit to Saudi Arabia, Robert Siegel speaks with Richard Haass, president of the Council on Foreign Relations. They discuss U.S.-Saudi relations and questions on Iran.
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In Egypt, Defendants Are Being Tried By The Hundreds

A judge this week sentenced more than 500 men to death for the killing of a policeman. He's now presiding over a case with 700 defendants as the country's courts come under increasing criticism.

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