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Navy SEALs Take Control Of Oil Tanker Seized By Libyan Rebels

The Morning Glory was seized earlier this month by three armed Libyans. A Pentagon statement said the SEALs took control of the vessel after an operation Sunday. No one was injured.
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The Dark History Of Green Food On St. Patrick's Day

Cupcakes, cookies and beer dyed green may mean party time in America, but on the Emerald Isle, they harken back to a desperate past. Still, Ireland has learned to embrace the kitsch for the tourists.
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St. Patrick's Day Beyond 'Kiss Me' Signs and Green Bagels

St. Patrick's Day is known for parades, parties and everything green. But it's also a time to remember what brought so many Irish people to the United States. Historian Christine Kinealy explains.
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A Closer Look At U.S. And EU Sanctions In The Ukraine Conflict

David Greene talks to NPR's Michele Kelemen about the new sanctions imposed on Russian officials by the United States and European Union.
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Paris Ends 'Odd Or Even' Limit On Cars After One Day

'Impair Ou Pair?' To combat smog, officials restricted car use Monday. For the most part, only cars with odd-numbered license plates could be on the streets. The rule will end after today.
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Last Words From Cockpit May Be Clue To Jet's Disappearance

There's still no sign of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which went missing on March 8. Was the informal "good night" from the jet a sign it had been taken over or that the crew is involved?
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Russia Recognizes Independent Crimea; U.S. And EU 'Stand Firm' With Ukraine

President Obama says the U.S. will not recognize Crimea's moves to split from Ukraine. In Moscow, President Vladimir Putin signs an order recognizing Crimea as an independent state.
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Crimeans Vote To Leave Ukraine, Join Russia

Crimeans voted overwhelmingly on Sunday to leave Ukraine and join Russia. Morning Edition checks in with NPR's Gregory Warner in Simferopol and Eleanor Beardsley in Kiev for the latest.
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EU Rejects Crimean Vote, Weighs Sanctions Against Russia

Germany and its European allies react to Sunday's referendum in Crimea. NPR's Soraya Sarhardi Nelson joins us from Berlin.
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Negotiators Gather In Vienna For Talks On Iran's Nukes

With the clock ticking on a six-month deal to limit Iran's nuclear program in exchange for easing economic sanctions, negotiators from Iran and world powers meet this week in Vienna.

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