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After Entering Crimea, Where Will Russia Stop?

President Vladimir Putin's forces have effectively taken over the peninsula. Now, the world is watching anxiously to see if Russian troops move into other parts of Ukraine.
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France Mourns Filmmaker Alain Resnais

Prolific French film-maker Alain Resnais died over the weekend at the age of 91. Resnais' films captured international awards over seven decades. And, he was making movies up until the very end.
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It Wouldn't Be Carnival In Brazil Without Giant Puppets

The northeastern town of Olinda throws as good a Carnival party as anywhere else in Brazil, but its celebrations are marked by giant puppets. It's been a tradition there for 100 years.
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Is Ukraine's Army Prepared For A War With Russia?

Secretary of State John Kerry will head to Kiev to meet with and show support for officials of a Ukrainian government that's less than a week old. That government is trying to stand firm.
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Speculation Mounts Over Putin's Plan For Eastern Ukraine

Attention is focusing on whether Russian leader Vladimir Putin will stop at Crimea or order his troops into eastern Ukraine, which also has a sizable pro-Russian population.
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What Costs Can U.S. And Its Allies Impose On Russia?

President Obama has warned Russian President Vladimir Putin that there will be "costs" for Russia's actions in Ukraine. David Greene talks Fiona Hill, a senior fellow with the Brookings Institution.
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China Blames Muslim Separatists For Deadly Attack

More than two dozen people have been knifed to death in what Chinese authorities are calling a terrorist attack in a railway station over the weekend.
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In Defiance Of Arrests, Protests Erupt Again In Venezuela

Inflation and food shortages continue to spark violence in Venezuela. Dozens of people have been arrested, and protests renewed on Saturday. Reporter Girish Gupta explains the situation in Caracas.
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'Snow-How': The Winter Playbook At Nordic Airports

In the U.S., airports have suffered delays due to the polar vortex, but in Nordic countries defying the snow is almost a sport. Heini Noronen-Juhola, an expert on aviation and safety, explains.
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Corruption Blurs The Lines Of China's Mistress Culture

An anti-vice crackdown in China has targeted mistresses and sex workers as part of a social problem, but mistresses have been an open secret in China for years.

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