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Posted: March 11, 2014 at 3:55 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “We have to admit that our life now is almost like a war.We have to cope with an aggression that we do not understand.” Andrii Deshchytsya, the Ukrainian foreign minister, on the ongoing crisis in his country and the Russian takeover of Crimea

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CEO of Malaysia Airlines Ignatius Ong, center, gestures as he prepares to speak to the media outside a hotel room for relatives or friends of passengers aboard a missing Malaysia Airlines airplane in Beijing, China Monday, March 10, 2014. Vietnamese aircraft spotted what they suspected was one of the doors of the missing Boeing 777 on Sunday, while questions emerged about how two passengers managed to board the ill-fated aircraft using stolen passports. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

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