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Posted: April 8, 2014 at 5:13 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “Those who thought that it ended with Crimea were wrong.” Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt, after pro-Russian activists took over buildings in eastern Ukraine and proclaimed their regions independent Monday

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Rwanda honors genocide victims

Performers re-enacting some of the events enter a public ceremony to mark the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide, at Amahoro stadium in Kigali, Rwanda Monday, April 7, 2014. Sorrowful wails and uncontrollable sobs resounded Monday as thousands of Rwandans packed the country's main sports stadium to mark the 20th anniversary of the beginning of a devastating 100-day genocide. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)

KIGALI, Rwanda — Rwandans on Monday marked the 20th anniversary of a 100-day genocide during which packed chur... Read »

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Pings consistent with black box

A woman comforts another as they attend a candlelight vigil for their loved ones with other relatives of Chinese passengers onboard the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 at a hotel in Beijing, China, Tuesday, April 8, 2014. An Australian ship detected two distinct, long-lasting sounds underwater that are consistent with the pings from aircraft black boxes in a major break in the month long hunt for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet, the search coordinator said Monday, April 7, 2014. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Even as they celebrated the discovery of underwater signals that possibly came from M... Read »