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Ukraine, U.S. work to reduce tensions with Russia

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, left, shakes hands with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov for a bilateral meeting to discuss the ongoing situation in Ukraine as diplomats from the U.S., Ukraine, Russia and the European Union gather for discussions in Geneva Thursday, April 17, 2014. Ukraine is hoping to placate Russia and calm hostilities with its neighbor even as the U.S. prepares a new round of sanctions to punish Moscow for what it regards as fomenting unrest. (AP Photo/Jim Bourg, Pool)Ukraine is hoping to placate Russia and calm hostilities with its neighbor even as the U.S. prepares a new round of sanctions to punish Moscow for what it regards as fomenting unrest.

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:35:03 -0400
Matt Bai: Democrats hark back to the politics of race

Rep. Steve IsraelSo now it's out there. After five years of studied reticence, Democratic leaders in Washington finally went public last week with what they really think is motivating Republican opposition to Barack Obama. As Steve Israel, one of the top Democrats in Congress said the Republican base, "to a significant extent," is "animated by racism."

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 05:58:09 -0400
Man's tweets gave world front-row view of Boston Marathon firefight

Andrew Kitzenberg (Essdras M Suarez/Getty)It wasnt until an explosion occurred a few minutes into the firefight that Andrew Kitzenberg realized he was witnessing the beginning of the end in the manhunt for the Boston Marathon bombing suspects.

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 07:00:05 -0400
Three dead in east Ukraine, Putin warns of 'abyss'

Pro-Russian protester seats at barricades at the police headquarters in SlavianskBy Aleksandar Vasovic MARIUPOL, Ukraine (Reuters) - Separatists attacked a base of the Ukrainian national guard overnight and Kiev said three separatists were killed, the worst bloodshed yet in a 10-day pro-Russian uprising in east Ukraine, overshadowing crisis talks to resolve the conflict. Ukrainian, Russian and Western diplomats arrived for the emergency talks in Geneva, but there was little hope of any progress in resolving a crisis that has seen armed pro-Russian fighters seize whole swathes of Ukraine, while Moscow masses tens of thousands of troops on the frontier. President Vladimir Putin, who overturned decades of post-Cold War diplomacy last month by declaring Russia's right to intervene in neighboring countries and annexing Ukraine's Crimea region, accused the authorities in Kiev of plunging the country into an "abyss".

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 08:24:23 -0400
Hundreds still missing in Korea ferry accident

Rescue boats sail around the South Korean passenger ship "Sewol" which sank, during their rescue operation in the sea off JindoRescuers fought rising winds and strong waves as they searched for 287 missing passengers.

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 07:51:08 -0400
Blast on site of explosives plants kills 1

This frame grab from video provided by WSMV-TV in Nashville, Tenn., shows some of the area of an explosion and fire, Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at a property where several ammunition and explosives plants are based, in McEwen, Tenn. At least one person has died, and at least three people have been injured. (AP Photo/WSMV-TV)NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) An explosion and fire at a Tennessee plant where several ammunition and explosives businesses are based killed one person and left three others injured.

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 04:48:18 -0400
Firetruck rams California eatery; 15 injured

Firefighters and other officials work the scene of an accident where two firetrucks answering a call collided en route to a fire Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in Monterrey Park, Calif. The collision sent one firetruck careening into a restaurant, leaving 14 people, including several firefighters, injured. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)MONTEREY PARK, Calif. (AP) Two firetrucks heading to a burning home collided Wednesday in a Los Angeles suburb, sending one careening into a restaurant and injuring 15 people, including six firefighters.

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:12:42 -0400
3 protesters killed in attack on Ukrainian base

A Ukrainian soldier is seen in a tank of the Ukrainian Army, as they are blocked by people on their way to the town of Kramatorsk on Wednesday, April 16, 2014. Pro-Russian insurgents commandeered six Ukrainian armored vehicles along with their crews and hoisted Russian flags over them Wednesday, dampening the central government's hopes of re-establishing control over restive eastern Ukraine. (AP Photo/Manu Brabo)MARIUPOL, Ukraine (AP) The turmoil in Ukraine dominated the European landscape Thursday, as three protesters were killed in a clash in southern Ukraine, high-level talks were held in Geneva and Vladimir Putin weighed in on his neighbor's future for hours from Moscow.

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:07:57 -0400
Evacuation came too late for many on sinking ferry

South Korean Coast Guard officers search for missing passengers aboard a sunken ferry in the water off the southern coast near Jindo, South Korea, Thursday, April 17, 2014. Strong currents, rain and bad visibility hampered an increasingly anxious search Thursday for more than 280 passengers still missing a day after their ferry flipped onto its side and sank in cold waters off the southern coast of South Korea. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)MOKPO, South Korea (AP) An immediate evacuation order was not issued for the ferry that sank off South Korea's southern coast, likely with scores of people trapped inside, because officers on the bridge were trying to stabilize the vessel after it started to list amid confusion and chaos, a crew member said Thursday.

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 05:36:25 -0400
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