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Europe Tells U.S. To Lay Off Brie And Get Its Own Cheese Names

The EU wants the U.S. to prohibit food makers from using names with historical ties to Europe. That means cheeses like Parmesan and Brie sold in the U.S. may have to find new names.
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In The New Globalized Diet, Wheat, Soy And Palm Oil Rule

People around the world are eating a wider range of foods. But as a whole, we are increasingly reliant on a few crops. Researchers say that increases the risk of agricultural disaster.
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China Arrests 3 Suspects In Saturday's Deadly Knife Attack

All eight people responsible for the attack are now accounted for, the state-run Xinhua news agency says, citing a police report.
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Western Diplomats Visit Kiev, Bringing Few Answers With Them

Western leaders are showing support for Ukraine with high-profile visits to Kiev. British Foreign Secretary William Hague is there Monday, and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will be there Tuesday.
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NATO Aims To Raise Price For Putin In Crimea — But How?

Ivo Daalder, the former U.S. representative to NATO, talks with Melissa Block about the options available to NATO and the United States in Ukraine.
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Two Talks On The Docket For Netanyahu's White House Visit

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meets with President Obama at the White House on Monday to discuss two sets of talks: a framework for a deal with Palestinians, and an Iran nuclear deal.
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Deputy National Security Adviser Explains U.S. Options In Ukraine

Deputy National Security Adviser Tony Blinken joins Melissa Block to explain the Obama administration's views on recent events in Ukraine and Russia.
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As Russians Return, Crimean Tatars Fear Repeat Of History

Not everyone in Crimea is happy with recent events. Muslim Tatars, who'd lived there for centuries, were exiled by Stalin and could only return with the fall of Communism. Now, the Russians are back.
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U.S., EU Threaten Russia With Sanctions Over Ukraine

President Obama said that if his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, were truly interested in protecting Russians in Ukraine, then the U.S. would back deploying international monitors to the region.
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Ukraine Is The Latest Overseas Crisis To Blur DC's Partisan Lines

Politics may not stop at the waters edge (if it ever did). But it does get more complicated, as Russia's involvement in Ukraine is the latest foreign policy crisis to demonstrate.

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